Total consumer industry venture financing deals worth $237.9m were announced in Europe in April 2021, led by $115m venture financing of Comuto , according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 50.4% over the previous month of $158.22m and a rise of 93.4% when compared with the last 12-month average of $123m.

Europe held an 8.38% share of the global consumer industry venture financing deal value that totalled $2.84bn in April 2021. With a 4.26% share and deals worth $121.1m, France was the top country in Europe’s venture financing deal value across consumer industry.

In terms of venture financing deal activity, Europe recorded 24 deals during April 2021, marking a decrease of 25.00% over the previous month and a drop of 11.11% over the 12-month average. The UK recorded eight deals during the month.

Europe consumer industry venture financing deals in April 2021: Top deals

The top five consumer industry venture financing deals accounted for 83.2% of the overall value during April 2021.

The combined value of the top five consumer venture financing deals stood at $197.87m, against the overall value of $237.9m recorded for the month.

The top five consumer industry venture financing deals of April 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) FMZ Ventures , Otiva and VNV Global ’s $115m venture financing of Comuto

2) The $50m venture financing of CG Malta Holding by ZK International Group

3) Flashpoint Venture Capital’s $12.09m venture financing of Dispelix

4) The $11.78m venture financing of SBOb W by byFounders , Kaamos Group , NREP Logistics , Superangel , TESI and United Angels VC

5) Famille C Venture’ venture financing of Pai Skincare for $9m.