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Deal Trends in the Travel & Tourism Industry

Travel & Tourism Technology’s deals dashboard tracks deal trends in the travel & tourism industry. The dashboard provides an extensive analysis by capturing trends in terms of deal types, geographies, industry players, advisory firms, and the number of deals and their value.

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Travel & Tourism Technology’s deals dashboard tracks deal trends in the travel & tourism industry.

Travel & Tourism industry deal activity by deal type - volume (Last 12 months)

The deals dashboard provides an insightful and thorough overview of deal activity in terms of deal types and the number of deals in the global travel & tourism industry over the last 12 months. It covers mergers and acquisitions (M&As), private equity and venture financing deal types.

Travel & Tourism industry deal activity by deal type - value (Last 12 months)

Travel & Tourism Technology’s deals dashboard offers an analysis on deal activity in the global travel & tourism industry in terms of deal type and value. Deal types encompassing M&As, private equity and venture financing are tracked over the last 12 months.

Mergers and acquisitions in the travel & tourism industry

Travel & Tourism Technology provides an overview of M&A deal activity in the travel & tourism industry. Besides M&A deals, the dashboard tracks the leading M&A financial and legal advisors, and M&A deal activity by theme.

Travel & Tourism industry M&A deal activity by region (Last 12 months)

Travel & Tourism Technology’s deals dashboard tracks M&A transactions recorded in the travel & tourism industry in different regions in the last 12-month period.

Largest M&A deals in the travel & tourism industry

The following table lists details of the largest merger and acquisition deals in terms of value in the global travel & tourism industry.

Acquirer Target Deal Date Value (US$m)
Canadian Pacific Railway Kansas City Southern 15 Sep 2021 31,000.0
Sundown Acquisition Spirit Airlines 06 Jun 2022 7,121.5
SalMar NTS 17 Jan 2022 2,958.0
Hyatt Hotels Apple Leisure Group 15 Aug 2021 2,700.0
TLP Holdings TransCore Partners 03 Oct 2021 2,680.0
MGM Resorts International CityCenter Holdings 01 Jul 2021 2,125.0
Hitachi Rail Ground Transportation Systems Global Business - Thales 04 Aug 2021 1,960.0
Source: GlobalData Deals database

M&A deals advisor rankings in the travel & tourism industry (2021 vs. 2020)

Travel & Tourism Technology’s deals dashboard reveals top financial and legal advisors to M&A deals by both deal value and volume in the global travel & tourism industry during 2020 and 2021.

M&A financial advisor rankings in the travel & tourism industry

Travel & Tourism Technology compares rankings of leading financial advisors to M&A transactions in terms of deal value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Bank of America 1 14
Evercore 2 11
Morgan Stanley 3 8
The Goldman Sachs Group 4 18
JPMorgan Chase 5 17
PJT Partners 6 3
Deutsche Bank 7 12
UBS Group 8 4
Credit Suisse Group 9 20
Lazard 10 10
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Travel & Tourism Technology compares rankings of leading financial advisors to M&A transactions in terms of deal value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Bank of America 1 10
PJT Partners 2 18
Rothschild 3 1
Deutsche Bank 4 19
Morgan Stanley 5 20
Lazard 6 2
Moelis 7 11
The Goldman Sachs Group 8 12
Evercore 9 21
Ernst & Young Global 10 5
Source: GlobalData Deals database

M&A legal advisor rankings in the travel & tourism industry

Travel & Tourism Technology compares rankings of leading legal advisors to M&A transactions in terms of deal value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Sullivan & Cromwell 1 22
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 2 9
Willkie Farr & Gallagher 3 19
White & Case 4 7
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg 5 10
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz 6 13
Jones Day 7 8
Latham & Watkins 8 6
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates 9 16
Baker & McKenzie 10 27
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Travel & Tourism Technology compares rankings of leading legal advisors to M&A transactions in terms of deal value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Jones Day 1 1
Latham & Watkins 2 7
Dentons UK and Middle East 3 3
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates 4 10
DLA Piper 5 11
Weil, Gotshal & Manges 6 12
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 7 17
Baker & McKenzie 8 4
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett 9 13
CMS Legal Services EEIG 10 14
Source: GlobalData Deals database

M&A deal activity by theme in the travel & tourism industry: Last 12 months (by volume)

Travel & Tourism Technology tracks the number of M&A deals by theme in the travel & tourism industry. The following chart lists top ten themes that hold the most number of deals.

Private equity deals in the travel & tourism industry

Travel & Tourism Technology’s deals dashboard provides information on private equity deals data, including deals by region, top legal and financial advisors, and top deals by theme.

Private equity deal activity in the travel & tourism industry by region (Last 12 months)

Travel & Tourism Technology tracks private equity deal activity in different regions of the globe over the last 12 months.

Top private equity deals in the travel & tourism industry

The following table lists details of the largest private equity deals by value in the global travel & tourism industry.

Investor Target Deal Date Value (US$m)
Conyers Trust Company (Cayman Sydney Airport Holdings 04 Jul 2021 23,652.5
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Ports America 29 Sep 2021 6,000.0
Cherng Family Trust Blackstone Real Estate Partners VII, L.P. - The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas 27 Sep 2021 5,650.0
GIC Student Roost 30 May 2022 4,166.0
Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec ERMEWA Group 25 Oct 2021 3,730.0
Cascade Investment Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts 08 Sep 2021 2,210.0
SoftBank Vision Fund GM Cruise 01 Feb 2022 1,350.0
Inframobility UK Bidco Stagecoach Group 09 Mar 2022 1,118.6
Ride BidCo Nobina 13 Dec 2021 1,029.2
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Top private equity investors in the travel & tourism industry (last 12 months)

Travel & Tourism Technology’s deals dashboard tracks top private equity investors in the travel & tourism industry over the last 12 months.

Investor Name Value (US$m) No of Deals
KKR 352.2 4
Brookfield Asset Management 831.6 3
MBK Partners 947.8 2
Castlelake 600.0 2
Lone Star Funds 551.0 2
Sixth Street Partners 95.9 2
777 Partners N/A 2
Partners Group N/A 2
Fortress Investment Group N/A 2
AUCTUS Capital Partners N/A 1
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Private equity deals advisors in the travel & tourism industry (2021 vs. 2020)

Travel & Tourism Technology monitors financial and legal advisors to private equity deals by value and volume in the global travel & tourism industry during 2020 and 2021.

Private equity financial advisor rankings in the travel & tourism industry

Travel & Tourism Technology’s deals dashboard compares ranking of leading financial advisors to private equity transactions in terms of value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
The Goldman Sachs Group 1 3
UBS Group 2 19
Moelis 3 15
Morgan Stanley 4 2
Deutsche Bank 5 10
JPMorgan Chase 6 14
Rothschild 7 20
Citigroup 8 4
Bank of America 9 5
PJT Partners 10 25
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Travel & Tourism Technology’s deals dashboard compares ranking of leading financial advisors to private equity transactions in terms of value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Rothschild 1 6
UBS Group 2 12
The Goldman Sachs Group 3 2
Moelis 4 4
PricewaterhouseCoopers International 5 13
Morgan Stanley 6 1
Deutsche Bank 7 7
Houlihan Lokey 8 8
Ernst & Young Global 9 14
JPMorgan Chase 10 9
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Private equity legal advisor rankings in the travel & tourism industry

Travel & Tourism Technology compares ranking of leading legal advisors to private equity transactions in terms of value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Herbert Smith Freehills 1 9
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett 2 3
Kirkland & Ellis 3 4
Allen & Overy 4 37
Linklaters 5 19
White & Case 6 38
Blake, Cassels & Graydon 7 12
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 8 24
Hogan Lovells International 9 41
Clifford Chance 10 23
Source: GlobalData Deals database

The deals dashboard compares ranking of leading legal advisors to private equity transactions in terms of value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Kirkland & Ellis 1 1
Latham & Watkins 2 3
Clifford Chance 3 8
Allen & Overy 4 30
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett 5 2
White & Case 6 31
Herbert Smith Freehills 7 4
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 8 14
Jones Day 9 15
Linklaters 10 32
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Private equity deals by theme in the travel & tourism industry: Last 12 months (by volume)

Travel & Tourism Technology tracks the number of private equity deals by theme in the travel & tourism industry. The following chart lists top ten themes that hold the most number of deals in 2021.

Venture financing deals in the travel & tourism industry

Travel & Tourism Technology’s provides an overview of venture financing deal activity in the travel & tourism industry around the globe, including deals by region, top venture financing deals and capital investors.

Venture financing deal activity in the travel & tourism industry by region (Last 12 months)

Travel & Tourism Technology tracks venture financing deals recorded in the travel & tourism industry in different regions of the globe in the last 12-month period.

Top ten venture financing deals in the travel & tourism industry

The following table lists the top ten venture financing deals by value in the global travel & tourism industry.

Investor Target Deal Date Value (US$m)
Beijing Yingtong Technology Nanjing Lingxing Technology 26 Oct 2021 1,205.6
KRC Capital CitizenM Operations Holding 16 Nov 2021 1,000.0
Andreessen Horowitz Flexport 07 Feb 2022 935.0
Sequoia Capital Operations Bolt Technology 02 Aug 2021 712.0
Suzhou Urban Investment Hangzhou Youxing Technology 30 Aug 2021 588.3
Undisclosed Cao Cao Mobility 07 Sep 2021 585.2
Undisclosed Mohegan Gaming Entertainment - US 29 Nov 2021 575.0
Saluda Grade AvantStay 17 Feb 2022 500.0
SpeedInvest TIER Mobility 25 Oct 2021 200.0
Knighthead Capital Management Breeze Airways 18 Aug 2021 200.0
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Top venture capital investors in the travel & tourism industry (Last 12 months)

Travel & Tourism Technology’s deals dashboard tracks top venture capital investors in the travel & tourism industry over the last 12 months.

Investor Name Value (US$m) No of Deals
Nexus Venture Partners 108.0 4
Andreessen Horowitz 942.8 2
Founders Fund 940.9 2
Heartcore Capital 115.0 2
FJ Labs 42.0 2
Glade Brook Capital Partners 42.0 2
Leo Capital 19.0 2
Korea Investment Partners 8.0 2
Indian Angel Network Services 2.0 2
Chandigarh Angels Network 2.0 2
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Venture financing deal activity by theme in the travel & tourism industry: Last 12 months (by volume)

Travel & Tourism Technology tracks the number of venture financing deals by theme in the global travel & tourism industry. The following chart lists top ten themes that hold the most number of deals in 2021.

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