1. Deals Analysis
December 19, 2019

Consumer industry venture financing deals in November 2019 total $1.28bn globally

Total consumer industry venture financing deals in November 2019 worth $1.28bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 56.7% over the previous month and a drop of 37.3% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $2.04bn.

Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, North America held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $607.15m. At the country level, the US topped the list in terms of deal value at $591.78m.

In terms of volumes, North America emerged as the top region for consumer industry venture financing deals globally, followed by Asia-Pacific and then Europe.

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The top country in terms of venture financing deals activity in November 2019 was the US with 54 deals, followed by China with 25 and India with 20.

In 2019, as of the end of November 2019, consumer venture financing deals worth $23.28bn were announced globally, marking an increase of 75.9% year on year.

Consumer industry venture financing deals in November 2019: Top deals

The top five consumer industry venture financing deals accounted for 35.4% of the overall value during November 2019.

The combined value of the top five consumer venture financing deals stood at $451.22m, against the overall value of $1.28bn recorded for the month.

The top five consumer industry deals of November 2019 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) De Rijcke, Fentener van Vlissingen, Finci and Hoyer’s $220.32m venture financing of Picnic

2) The $140.9m venture financing of Vinted by Accel, Burda Principal Investments, Insight Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Sprints Capital Management

3) Horizons Ventures, CSIRO Financial Services, Marinya Capital and Sequoia Capital China’s $35m venture financing of V2 Food

4) The $30m venture financing of Kovi Tecnologia by Broadhaven Capital Partners, Global Founders Capital, Justin Mateen, Kevin Efrusy, MAYA Capital (Brazil), Monashees, ONEVC (Brazil), Quona Capital Management and Y Combinator

5) Blueberry Ventures, Ecosystem Integrity Fund, Monogram Capital Partners and Powerplant Ventures’ venture financing of Fermented Sciences for $25m.

Verdict deals analysis methodology

This analysis considers only announced and completed deals from the GlobalData financial deals database and excludes all terminated and rumoured deals. Country and industry are defined according to the headquarters and dominant industry of the target firm. The term ‘acquisition’ refers to both completed deals and those in the bidding stage.

GlobalData tracks real-time data concerning all merger and acquisition, private equity/venture capital and asset transaction activity around the world from thousands of company websites and other reliable sources.

More in-depth reports and analysis on all reported deals are available for subscribers to GlobalData’s deals database.