Tourism & Leisure industry deals in October 2021: GlobalData
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Tourism & Leisure industry deals total $10.6bn globally in October 2021

25 Nov 2021

Total tourism & leisure industry deals worth $10.6bn were announced globally for October 2021, with the $6.05bn private equity deal with Scientific Games being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 65.6% over the previous month of $30.87bn and a rise of 42.6% when compared with the last 12-month average of $7.45bn.

In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a drop of 20.00% with 48 deals in October 2021 when compared to the last 12-month average of 60 deals.

In value terms, North America led the activity with deals worth $6.16bn in October 2021.

tourism & leisure industry deals in October 2021: Top deals

The top five deals accounted for 95.9% of the overall value during October 2021.

The combined value of the top five deals stood at $10.18bn, against the overall value of $10.6bn recorded for the month.

The top five tourism & leisure industry deals of October 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Brookfield Business Partners $6.05bn private equity deal with Scientific Games

2) The $1.87bn private equity of 75% stake in VFS Global by The Blackstone Group

3) Alibaba Group Holding,Beijing Yingtong Technology,Changan Automobile,China FAW Group,CITIC,Dezaihou Capital,Dongfeng Motor,Hongwei Capital,Redview Capital,Tencent Investment,Tongcheng Travel and Virtue Capital $1.21bn venture financing deal with Nanjing Lingxing Technology

4) The $853m private equity of European Camping Group by PAI Partners

5) M&G Investment Management,Mubadala Capital,New Mountain Partners II,Northzone Ventures,Novator Partners,RTP Global – UK,SoftBank Vision Fund 2,SpeedInvest and White Star Capital $200m venture financing deal with TIER Mobility

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.