Total tourism & leisure industry deals for November 2019 worth $4.38bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 75.3% over the previous month and a drop of 50.05% when compared with the last 12-month average of $8.77bn.

In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a drop of 8.7% over the last 12-month average with 105 deals against the average of 115 deals.

In value terms, Europe led the activity with deals worth $2.22bn.

Tourism & leisure industry deals in November 2019: Top deals

The top five tourism & leisure deals accounted for 54.6% of the overall value during November 2019.

The combined value of the top five tourism & leisure deals stood at $2.39bn, against the overall value of $4.38bn recorded for the month.

The top five tourism & leisure industry deals of November 2019 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) China Lodging Holdings Singapore(Singapore)’s $781.47m acquisition of Deutsche Hospitality

2) The $500m private equity deal with City Football Group by Silver Lake Partners

3) Pacific Alliance Group’s $481.6m private equity deal with Hyatt Hotels

4) The $321.1m asset transaction with HR Group by Pandox(publ)

5) Qatar Investment Authority’s private equity deal with Marriott International for $310m.

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.