Total Tourism & leisure industry deals worth $716.1m were announced globally for May 2022, with the $184.06m private equity deal with DigitalBridge Group being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked a decrease of 62.5% over the previous month of $1.91bn and a drop of 90% when compared with the last 12-month average of $7.13bn.
In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a drop of 33.90% with 39 deals in May 2022 when compared to the last 12-month average of 59 deals.
In value terms, Europe led the activity with deals worth $332.44m in May 2022.
Tourism & leisure industry deals in May 2022: Top deals
The top five deals accounted for 68.9% of the overall value during May 2022.
The combined value of the top five deals stood at $493.08m, against the overall value of $716.1m recorded for the month.
The top five Tourism & leisure industry deals of May 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) Brookfield Asset Management $184.06m private equity deal with DigitalBridge Group
2) The $105.18m acquisition of Share Now by Free2Move
3) EOS Investors $105m acquisition deal with Wequassett Resort and Golf Club
5) My Dna Life Australia $48.84m acquisition deal for 80% stake with Australian Life Tech
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.