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Deal Trends in the Food Service Industry

Food Service Technology’s deals dashboard tracks deal trends in the food service 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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Food Service Technology’s deals dashboard tracks deal trends in the food service industry.

Food Service 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 food service industry over the last 12 months. It covers mergers and acquisitions (M&As), private equity and venture financing deal types.

Food Service industry deal activity by deal type - value (Last 12 months)

Food Service Technology’s deals dashboard offers an analysis on deal activity in the global food service 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 food service industry

Food Service Technology provides an overview of M&A deal activity in the food service industry. Besides M&A deals, the dashboard tracks the leading M&A financial and legal advisors, and M&A deal activity by theme.

Food Service industry M&A deal activity by region (Last 12 months)

Food Service Technology’s deals dashboard tracks M&A transactions recorded in the food service industry in different regions in the last 12-month period.

Largest M&A deals in the food service industry

The following table lists details of the largest merger and acquisition deals in terms of value in the global food service industry.

Acquirer Target Deal Date Value (US$m)
DoorDash Wolt Enterprises 09 Nov 2021 8,100.8
Undisclosed Nagacorp 22 Jul 2022 2,716.0
Uni-President Enterprises Carrefour Taiwan 19 Jul 2022 2,027.0
Booking Holdings Etraveli Group 23 Nov 2021 1,835.7
Prosus iFood.com Agencia de Restaurantes Online 19 Aug 2022 1,825.2
Pentair Manitowoc Ice 03 Mar 2022 1,600.0
Dufry Autogrill 11 Jul 2022 1,181.0
Undisclosed The Mirage Hotel - Operations 03 Nov 2021 1,075.0
Restaurant Brands International Firehouse Restaurant Group 15 Nov 2021 1,000.0
Source: GlobalData Deals database

M&A deals advisor rankings in the food service industry (2021 vs. 2020)

Food Service Technology’s deals dashboard reveals top financial and legal advisors to M&A deals by both deal value and volume in the global food service industry during 2020 and 2021.

M&A financial advisor rankings in the food service industry

Food Service 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
The Goldman Sachs Group 1 6
Centerview Partners 2 5
J.P. Morgan Securities 3 15
Bank of America 4 1
PJT Partners 5 12
Barclays 6 2
Macquarie Group 7 39
Morgan Stanley 8 25
Piper Sandler Companies 9 23
Duff & Phelps 10 33
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Food Service 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
J.P. Morgan Securities 1 35
PricewaterhouseCoopers International 2 1
Bank of America 3 2
The Goldman Sachs Group 4 5
Houlihan Lokey 5 7
Piper Sandler Companies 6 9
JPMorgan Chase 7 36
Ernst & Young Global 8 4
Centerview Partners 9 10
Duff & Phelps 10 11
Source: GlobalData Deals database

M&A legal advisor rankings in the food service industry

Food Service 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
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates 1 4
Weil, Gotshal & Manges 2 14
DLA Piper 3 42
Goodwin Procter 4 26
Allen & Overy 5 29
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz 6 16
Cravath, Swaine & Moore 7 7
Sullivan & Cromwell 8 9
Slaughter and May 9 1
Kirkland & Ellis 10 2
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Food Service 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
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates 1 3
CMS Legal Services EEIG 2 5
DLA Piper 3 7
Weil, Gotshal & Manges 4 11
Baker & McKenzie 5 2
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher 6 12
Latham & Watkins 7 22
Goodwin Procter 8 34
Kirkland & Ellis 9 6
Jones Day 10 8
Source: GlobalData Deals database

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

Food Service Technology tracks the number of M&A deals by theme in the food service industry. The following chart lists top ten themes that hold the most number of deals.

Private equity deals in the food service industry

Food Service 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 food service industry by region (Last 12 months)

Food Service Technology tracks private equity deal activity in different regions of the globe over the last 12 months.

Top private equity deals in the food service industry

The following table lists details of the largest private equity deals by value in the global food service industry.

Investor Target Deal Date Value (US$m)
CVC Capital Partners Fund VIII Ekaterra 18 Nov 2021 5,104.5
Cascade Investment Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts 08 Sep 2021 2,210.0
Fortress Investment Group Punch Pubs 15 Dec 2021 1,322.1
MBK Partners Haichang Ocean Park Holding-Four Ocean Theme Park 10 Jan 2022 947.8
Fairfax Financial Holdings Recipe Unlimited 08 Aug 2022 927.3
Baring Private Equity Asia Bright Ruby Resources Pte. Limited - Sydney Hilton Hotel 04 Aug 2022 367.4
MC Brazil FB Participacoes Zamp 30 Jul 2022 181.0
FountainVest Partners China FB Group 19 Nov 2021 160.0
Henderson Park Capital Partners UK Mandarin Oriental 18 Jul 2022 139.0
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Top private equity investors in the food service industry (last 12 months)

Food Service Technology’s deals dashboard tracks top private equity investors in the food service industry over the last 12 months.

Investor Name Value (US$m) No of Deals
FountainVest Partners 160.0 2
The Carlyle Group 53.4 2
Mill Point Capital N/A 1
ACON Latin America Opportunities Fund N/A 1
ADQ N/A 1
AIGF Advisors N/A 1
Abenex Capital N/A 1
Adenia Partners N/A 1
African Capital Alliance N/A 1
Aizen Private Equity N/A 1
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Private equity deals advisors in the food service industry (2021 vs. 2020)

Food Service Technology monitors financial and legal advisors to private equity deals by value and volume in the global food service industry during 2020 and 2021.

Private equity financial advisor rankings in the food service industry

Food Service 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
Bank of America 1 6
Rothschild 2 8
Goldman Sachs International 3 28
The Goldman Sachs Group 4 23
Citigroup 5 27
Barclays 6 9
Morgan Stanley 7 7
PricewaterhouseCoopers International 8 24
Lazard 9 10
UBS Group 10 15
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Food Service 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 19
Bank of America 2 3
PricewaterhouseCoopers International 3 20
Rothschild 4 21
Houlihan Lokey 5 7
Vista Point Advisors 6 8
Barclays 7 22
Citigroup 8 23
Goldman Sachs International 9 24
Lazard 10 25
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Private equity legal advisor rankings in the food service industry

Food Service 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
Clifford Chance 1 5
Weil, Gotshal & Manges 2 25
Debevoise & Plimpton 3 33
Jones Day 4 26
Dechert 5 34
Slaughter and May 6 7
Kirkland & Ellis 7 4
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett 8 11
Allen & Overy 9 24
Sidley Austin 10 43
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
Clifford Chance 2 30
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison 3 7
Dorsey & Whitney 4 8
Latham & Watkins 5 9
Paul Hastings 6 10
Allen & Overy 7 31
Weil, Gotshal & Manges 8 11
AZB & Partners 9 32
Uria Menendez Abogados SLP 10 33
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Private equity deals by theme in the food service industry: Last 12 months (by volume)

Food Service Technology tracks the number of private equity deals by theme in the food service industry. The following chart lists top ten themes that hold the most number of deals in last 12 months.

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Venture financing deals in the food service industry

Food Service Technology’s provides an overview of venture financing deal activity in the food service industry around the globe, including deals by region, top venture financing deals and capital investors.

Venture financing deal activity in the food service industry by region (Last 12 months)

Food Service Technology tracks venture financing deals recorded in the food service industry in different regions of the globe in the last 12-month period.

Top ten venture financing deals in the food service industry

The following table lists the top ten venture financing deals by value in the global food service industry.

Investor Target Deal Date Value (US$m)
KRC Capital CitizenM Operations Holding 16 Nov 2021 1,000.0
Prosus Ventures Bundl Technologies Private 24 Jan 2022 700.0
Accel Wonder Distribution 14 Jun 2022 350.0
Dogus Group Kitopi 12 May 2022 300.0
Reliance Retail Dunzo Digital 06 Jan 2022 240.0
468 Capital Zapp 20 Jan 2022 200.0
Kaiser Permanente KiranaKart Technologies Private 02 May 2022 200.0
Unbound Motorway Online 29 Nov 2021 190.0
Sequoia Capital India Faasos Food Services Private 07 Oct 2021 175.0
The Saudi Public Investment Fund McLaren Group 21 Jul 2022 150.0
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Top venture capital investors in the food service industry (Last 12 months)

Food Service Technology’s deals dashboard tracks top venture capital investors in the food service industry over the last 12 months.

Investor Name Value (US$m) No of Deals
Y Combinator 217.6 5
Tiger Global Management 202.1 5
AC Ventures 118.6 5
Alpha JWC Ventures 93.9 5
Falcon Edge Capital 951.0 4
Goodwater Capital 8.9 4
General Catalyst Partners 427.1 3
468 Capital 203.5 3
Elevation Capital (India 153.0 3
Andreessen Horowitz 94.0 3
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Venture financing deal activity by theme in the food service industry: Last 12 months (by volume)

Food Service Technology tracks the number of venture financing deals by theme in the global food service industry. The following chart lists top ten themes that hold the most number of deals in last 12 months.

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