Tourism & leisure industry deals in November 2020 total $4.59bn globally

16th December 2020 (Last Updated December 16th, 2020 10:29)

Tourism & leisure industry deals in November 2020 total $4.59bn globally

Total tourism & leisure industry deals for November 2020 worth $4.59bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 715.2% over the previous month and a rise of 14.7% when compared with the last 12-month average of $4bn.

In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a drop of 41.5% over the last 12-month average with 48 deals against the average of 82 deals.

In value terms, North America led the activity with deals worth $3.15bn.

Tourism & leisure industry deals in November 2020: Top deals

The top five tourism & leisure deals accounted for 86.6% of the overall value during November 2020.

The combined value of the top five tourism & leisure deals stood at $3.98bn, against the overall value of $4.59bn recorded for the month.

The top five tourism & leisure industry deals of November 2020 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Apollo Global Management’s $2.53bn private equity deal with Great Canadian Gaming

2) The $593.07m private equity deal with Sazka Entertainment by Apollo Global Management

3) The Yomiuri Shimbun’s $368.75m acquisition of YOMIURI LAND.

4) The $300m acquisition of SBE Entertainment Group by AccorHotels

5) Xenia Hotels & Resorts’ asset transaction with for $183m.

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.