Total tourism & leisure industry deals worth $3.9bn were announced globally for September 2022, with the Allianz Global Investors, BlackRock Capital Investment, Indonesia Investment Authority and Orion Capital Asia’s $300m venture financing deal with PT Traveloka Indonesia being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 30.4% over the previous month of $5.56bn and a drop of 59.1% when compared with the last 12-month average of $9.47bn.

In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a drop of 26.25% with 59 deals in September 2022 when compared to the last 12-month average of 80 deals.

In value terms, Europe led the activity with deals worth $3.22bn in September 2022.

Tourism & Leisure industry deals in September 2022: Top deals

The top five deals accounted for 13.9% of the overall value during September 2022.

The combined value of the top five deals stood at $536.06m, against the overall value of $3.9bn recorded for the month.

The top five tourism & leisure industry deals of September 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Allianz Global Investors, BlackRock Capital Investment, Indonesia Investment Authority and Orion Capital Asia’s $300m venture financing deal with PT Traveloka Indonesia

2) The $79m acquisition of Ellis Park Race Course by Churchill Downs

3) Maverick Gaming’s $68m acquisition deal with Evergreen Gaming

4) The $45.06m asset transaction deal with Starwood Capital Group Management by Pandox

5) Wyndham Hotels & Resorts’s $44m asset transaction deal with HR Group