Total insurance industry deals worth $3.5bn were announced globally for February 2022, with the Rede $2.6bn acquisition of Sul America being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 31% over the previous month of $2.68bn and a drop of 12.3% when compared with the last 12-month average of $4bn.

In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a drop of 21.74% with 36 deals in February 2022 when compared to the last 12-month average of 46 deals.

In value terms, South and Central America led the activity with deals worth $2.6bn in February 2022.

insurance industry deals in February 2022: Top deals

The top five deals accounted for 94.7% of the overall value during February 2022.

The combined value of the top five deals stood at $3.32bn, against the overall value of $3.5bn recorded for the month.

The top five insurance industry deals of February 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Rede D’Or Sao Luiz $2.6bn acquisition deal with Sul America

2) The $286.88m acquisition of ABN Amro Levensverzekering by Delta Lloyd ABN AMRO Verzekeringen Holding

3) Allianz $226.38m acquisition deal for 72% stake in European Reliance General Insurance Co

4) The $170.53m private equity of SanteVet by Columna Capital

5) Ruikang Pharmaceutical Group (Beijing) $36.28m acquisition deal for 38.4% stake in Tianjin Guohuida Health Technology