North America’s consumer industry saw a rise of 13.79% in cross border deal activity during February 2022, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by Shinsegae Property’s $248.67m acquisition of Shafer Vineyards, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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A total of 33 consumer industry cross border deals worth $716.6m were announced for the region in February 2022, against the 12-month average of 29 deals.

Of all the deal types, M&A saw most activity in February 2022 with 15 transactions, representing a 45.5% share for the region.

In second place was venture financing with 11 deals, followed by private equity deals with seven transactions, respectively capturing a 33.3% and 21.2% share of the overall cross border deal activity for the month.

In terms of value of cross border deals, M&A was the leading category in North America’s consumer industry with $623.31m, while venture financing and private equity deals totalled $72.44m and $20.84m, respectively.

North America consumer industry cross border deals in February 2022: Top deals

The top five consumer cross border deals accounted for 88.9% of the overall value during February 2022.

The combined value of the top five consumer cross border deals stood at $637.11m, against the overall value of $716.6m recorded for the month.

The top five consumer industry cross border deals of February 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Shinsegae Property $248.67m acquisition deal with Shafer Vineyards

2) The $228.25m acquisition of SHINSEGAE FOOD by Emart America

3) Kerry Group $70.19m acquisition deal with and ENMEX

4) The $50m acquisition of Legacy Converting by Essity

5) Dazzle Fashion,M31 Capital,QY Capital and Sequoia China Investment Management $40m venture financing deal with Starter