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July 17, 2019

Tourism & leisure industry venture financing deals in Q2 2019 total $2.43bn globally

Total tourism & leisure industry venture financing deals in Q2 2019 worth $2.43bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 5.1% over the previous quarter and a rise of 67.5% when compared with the last four-quarter average, which stood at $1.45bn.

Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, Asia-Pacific held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $1.17bn. At the country level, Germany topped the list in terms of deal value at $484m.

In terms of volumes, Asia-Pacific emerged as the top region for tourism & leisure industry venture financing deals globally, followed by North America and then Europe.

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The top country in terms of venture financing deals activity in Q2 2019 was the US with 36 deals, followed by China with 21 and India with 15.

In 2019, as of the end of Q2 2019, tourism & leisure venture financing deals worth $4.99bn were announced globally, marking an increase of 356.3% year on year.

Tourism & leisure industry venture financing deals in Q2 2019: Top deals

The top five tourism & leisure industry venture financing deals accounted for 58.2% of the overall value during Q2 2019.

The combined value of the top five tourism & leisure industry venture financing deals stood at $1.41bn, against the overall value of $2.43bn recorded for the quarter. The top announced tourism & leisure industry venture financing deal tracked by GlobalData in Q2 2019 was Korelya Capital, Lakestar Capital, SoftBank Vision Fund, Sunstone Capital, Swisscanto and Temasek Holdings (Private)’s $484m venture financing of GetYourGuide.

In second place was the $300m venture financing of GrabTaxi Holdings by Invesco and in third place was General Atlantic, Qiming Venture Partners and Tencent Holdings’ $250m venture financing of Mafengwo.cn.

The $200m venture financing of Gett by Access Industries, Kreos Capital Group, Len Blavatnik, MCI Capital and Volkswagen and GIC and Booking Holdings’ venture financing of YOKOGAWA for $180m held fourth and fifth positions, respectively.

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.

 

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