Asia-Pacific’s consumer industry saw a drop of 20.17% in deal activity during August 2022, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by Cooke’s $1.01bn acquisition of Tassal Group, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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A total of 95 consumer industry deals worth $1.5bn were announced for the region in August 2022, against the 12-month average of 119 deals.
Of all the deal types, venture financing saw most activity in August 2022 with 57 transactions, representing a 60% share for the region.
In second place was M&A with 32 deals, followed by private equity deals with six transactions, respectively capturing a 33.7% and 6.3% share of the overall deal activity for the month.
In terms of value of deals, M&A was the leading category in Asia-Pacific’s consumer industry with $1.1bn, while venture financing and private equity deals totalled $354.86m and $11.35m, respectively.
Asia-Pacific consumer industry deals in August 2022: Top deals
The top five consumer deals accounted for 88.9% of the overall value during August 2022.
The combined value of the top five consumer deals stood at $1.31bn, against the overall value of $1.5bn recorded for the month.
The top five consumer industry deals of August 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) Cooke’s $1.01bn acquisition deal with Tassal Group
2) The $148.28m venture financing of Xiangdao Chuxing by Gaoxing Management Consulting, Momenta Group and SAIC Motor
3) GGV Capital and Temasek Holdings (Private)’s $65.5m venture financing deal with Oatside
4) The $50m venture financing of Hector Beverages by GIC
5) Tus Pharmaceutical Group’s $32.54m acquisition deal with Guangdong Xiantong Pharmaceutical
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.