Deal activity by volume related to robotics decreased by 50% year-on-year in 2022 in the food industry
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Analysis of the key themes driving deal activity reveals that robotics accounted for 15 food deals between 2018 and 2022, worth a total value of $2,846m, according to GlobalData’s Deals database covering mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture financing, equity offerings and partnerships.
The $5m venture financing to Piestro (US) by StartEngine Crowdfunding was the largest disclosed deal in 2021.
In volume terms, robotics related deal activity decreased by 50% year-on-year in 2022 as well as in 2021.
Deal activity related to robotics in the global food industry in the last five years
Top deals related to robotics in the food industry in the last five years
Volume of robotics-related deals in the food industry in the last five years by type of transaction
Venture financing accounted for the highest number of deals in the last five years, with 6 deals, followed by acquisitions (3 deals), and asset transactions and equity offerings (2 deals each).
Top financial advisors for robotics-related deals by value in the food industry in the last five years
The top financial advisors supporting deals related to robotics in the food industry in the last five years in terms of value were Barclays Bank, Goldman Sachs International, Merrill Lynch International, Morgan Stanley, and Citigroup.
Top legal advisors for robotics-related deals by value in the food industry in the last five years
The top legal advisors supporting deals related to robotics in the food industry in the last five years in terms of value were Baker & McKenzie; Herzog, Fox & Neeman; Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal; Baraona Fischer & Cia; and Carey Abogados.
GlobalData, the leading provider of industry intelligence, provided the underlying data, research, and analysis used to produce this article.
GlobalData’s Deals database provides comprehensive coverage across industries tracking market activity of global mergers & acquisitions, including asset acquisitions/divestments; private equity deals (PE); venture finance deals (VC); equity offerings, including IPOs, follow-on offerings, and private placements; debt offerings, including private placements, ESG bonds and loans; partnerships; and licensing agreements.
This analysis considers only announced and completed deals from the GlobalData financial deals database and excludes all terminated and rumored deals.