The following chart shows possible point deal activity was impacted by COVID-19 led restrictions.
Despite the macro-economic trends, there are pockets of high growth in the sector and businesses are looking to raise capital. The investment environment in the sector is positive and we expect the rebound in activity to continue into 2021, with the long trends of health and wellness, e-commerce and sustainability being key attributes of the most-attractive businesses.
1 KPMG analysis, Thomson Deals, accessed on 5 Jan 2021
2 Press Report: Thai Central Group says buying Globus jointly with Austria's Signa for $1 billion