Total Tourism & leisure industry M&A deals worth $829.1m were announced globally in April 2022, led by Infinite Reality’s $470m acquisition of ReKTGlobal, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked a decrease of 48.5% over the previous month of $1.61bn and a drop of 77.3% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $3.65bn.
Comparing M&A deals value in different regions of the globe, North America held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $599.06m. At the country level, the US topped the list in terms of deal value at $599.06m.
In terms of volumes, Europe emerged as the top region for Tourism & leisure industry M&A deals globally, followed by North America and then Asia-Pacific.
The top country in terms of M&A deals activity in April 2022 was the US with seven deals, followed by the UK with six and Canada with three.
In 2022, as of April, Tourism & leisure M&A deals worth $3.88bn were announced globally, marking an increase of 67.6% year on year.
Tourism & leisure industry M&A deals in April 2022: Top deals
The top five M&A deals accounted for 93.6% of the overall value during April 2022.
The combined value of the top five Tourism & leisure M&A deals stood at $775.94m, against the overall value of $829.1m recorded for the month.
The top five Tourism & leisure industry M&A deals of April 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) Infinite Reality $470m acquisition deal with ReKTGlobal
2) The $176m acquisition of Fortress State International by TKTR Investment
3) Better Collective $113.31m acquisition deal with Futbin
4) The $15.75m acquisition of Chesapeake Hospitality by Remington Hotels
5) LL Lucky Games(Lady Luck Games) $0.88m acquisition deal with ReelNRG
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.