Tourism & leisure industry M&A deals in Q4 2019 total $9.52bn in US

21st February 2020 (Last Updated February 25th, 2020 07:09)

Tourism & leisure industry M&A deals in Q4 2019 total $9.52bn in US

Total tourism & leisure industry M&A deals in Q4 2019 worth $9.52bn were announced in the US, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 50.3% over the previous quarter and a rise of 10.05% when compared with the last four-quarter average of $8.65bn.

The US held a 39.2% share of the global tourism & leisure industry M&A deal value that totalled $24.32bn in Q4 2019.

In terms of deal activity, the US recorded 63 deals during Q4 2019, marking a drop of 31.5% over the previous quarter and a drop of 19.2% over the last four-quarter average.

The US tourism & leisure industry M&A deals in Q4 2019: Top deals

The top five tourism & leisure industry M&A deals accounted for 66.8% of the overall value during Q4 2019.

The combined value of the top five tourism & leisure M&A deals stood at $6.36bn, against the overall value of $9.52bn recorded for the month.

The top five tourism & leisure industry deals of Q4 2019 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust’s $4.25bn asset transaction with MGM Resorts International

2) The $843.3m asset transaction with by VICI Properties

3) Phil Ruffin’s $825m asset transaction with MGM Resorts International

4) The $249m asset transaction with The Blackstone Group by Summit Hotel Properties and GIC

5) Xenia Hotels & Resorts’s asset transaction with for $190m.

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.