GlobalData info shows weakening in M&A in travel and tourism

 Friday, July 21, 2023

GlobalData, a primary data and analytics firm, has shown a weakening in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the segment of travel and tourism.

As per its Financial Deals Database, 365 deals were declared in the international travel and tourism
segment for the period of the first half of this year.

This is a drop of 38.8 per cent equated to the 596 deals declared throughout the equivalent time last year and has been credited to increasing interest rates, worldwide slump and geopolitical insecurity.

In line with GlobalData, all deal categories perceived weakening in deal movement. The figures of M&As,
private equity and venture funding agreements deteriorated by 41.6 per cent, 33.3 per cent and 30.4
per cent, correspondingly, year-on-year throughout H1 this year equated to H1 last year.

Aurojyoti Bose, the principal analyst at GlobalData said that a lot of worldwide economies are feeling upset deal action in the travel and tourism segment. There are numerous issues impacting the deal action and prominent among them comprise increasing interest rates, imminent anxiety of downturn and the on-going geopolitical strains.

Europe grabbed the maximum portion of the number of deals declared in the travel and tourism segment
internationally followed by Asia-Pacific, North America, the Middle East and Africa, along with South America and Central America.

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