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February 25, 2022updated 05 May 2022 1:52pm

Food industry deals totalled $444.2m globally in January 2022

By Carmen

Total food industry deals worth $444.2m were announced globally for January 2022, with the $135m venture financing of Redefine Meat being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.



The value marked a decrease of 90.5% over the previous month of $4.68bn and a drop of 86.8% when compared with the last 12-month average of $3.37bn.

In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a drop of 15.38% with 77 deals in January 2022 when compared to the last 12-month average of 91 deals.

In value terms, Asia-Pacific led the activity with deals worth $225.29m in January 2022.

food industry deals in January 2022: Top deals

The top five deals accounted for 74.4% of the overall value during January 2022.

The combined value of the top five deals stood at $330.3m, against the overall value of $444.2m recorded for the month.

The top five food industry deals of January 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Hanaco Ventures Capital and Synthesis Capital $135m venture financing deal with Redefine Meat

2) The $83m acquisition of Tasty9 by Fresh Easy

3) NewQuest Capital Partners and Premji Invest $68.14m venture financing deal with iD Fresh Food (India)Ltd.

4) The $28.43m venture financing of La Vie Foods by Bleu Capital,CapAgro Innovation,Entrepreneur First,Natalie Portman,Oyster Bay,ParTech (France) and Seventure Partners

5) Shanghai Linqi,Yisan Capital and Zhengxingu Capital $15.73m venture financing deal with Pei Jie

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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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