In the global retail, wholesale & foodservice industry, there were 53 private equity deals announced in Q1 2023, worth a total value of $2bn, according to GlobalData’s Deals Database. The $500m investment by abu dhabi investment authority in lenskart solutions was the industry’s largest disclosed deal. A thorough analysis of the disruptive themes, the M&A activity and most notable deals are included in GlobalData’s Foodservices Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Deals by Top Themes report. Buy the report here.
In value terms, private equity deal activity increased by 25% in Q1 2023 compared with the previous quarter’s total of $1.6bn and fell by 60% as compared to Q1 2022. Related deal volume decreased by 9% in Q1 2023 versus the previous quarter and was 33% lower than in Q1 2022.
Notably, foreign direct investments (fdi)-related deals accounted for a 28% share of the global retail, wholesale & foodservice industry’s private equity deal activity in Q1 2023, up 6% over the previous quarter.
The top-ranked legal advisors supporting these private equity deals in Q1 2023 were CMS Legal Services EEIG; Mayer Brown; Alston & Bird with 2, 2, 1 deals respectively.
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