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March 12, 2019updated 15 Mar 2019 6:09am

Tourism & leisure industry deals in January 2019 total $2.98bn globally

Total tourism & leisure industry deals for January 2019 worth $2.98bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 46.9% over the previous month and a drop of 61.03% when compared with the last 12-month average of $7.64bn.

In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a rise of 16% over the last 12-month average with 109 deals against the average of 94 deals.

In value terms, Asia-Pacific led the activity with deals worth $1.54bn.

Tourism & leisure industry deals in January 2019 : Top deals

The top five tourism & leisure industry deals accounted for 58.7% of the overall value during January 2019.

The combined value of the top five tourism & leisure industry deals stood at $1.75bn, against the overall value of $2.98bn recorded for the month. The top announced tourism & leisure industry deal tracked by GlobalData in January 2019 was Japan Hotel REIT Investment’s $575.62m asset transaction with Hulic.

In second place was Elliott Management and GFI Capital Resources Group’s private equity deal with Jack Parker Construction for $420m and in third place was Accel, Charles River Ventures, Craft Ventures, Fidelity Investments, Greycroft Partners, Index Ventures, Tusk Ventures and Upfront Ventures’ $300m venture financing of Bird Rides.

WayDrive Holdings’ $257.43m acquisition of Lion City Rentals and Ashford Hospitality Trust’s asset transaction with for $195m held fourth and fifth positions, respectively.

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.

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.

 

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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.

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