Asia-Pacific’s construction & real estate industry saw a drop of 27.69% in deal activity during February 2022, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by HOCHTIEF Australia’s $1.01bn acquisition of 21.4% stake in CIMIC Group, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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A total of 47 construction & real estate industry deals worth $4.1bn were announced for the region in February 2022, against the 12-month average of 65 deals.
Of all the deal types, M&A saw most activity in February 2022 with 34 transactions, representing a 72.3% share for the region.
In second place was venture financing with eight deals, followed by private equity deals with five transactions, respectively capturing a 17.02% and 10.6% share of the overall deal activity for the month.
In terms of value of deals, M&A was the leading category in Asia-Pacific’s construction & real estate industry with $2.56bn, while private equity and venture financing deals totalled $1.55bn and $38.58m, respectively.
Asia-Pacific construction & real estate industry deals in February 2022: Top deals
The top five construction & real estate deals accounted for 89.1% of the overall value during February 2022.
The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $3.69bn, against the overall value of $4.1bn recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry deals of February 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) HOCHTIEF Australia $1.01bn acquisition deal for 21.4% stake in CIMIC Group
2) The $868m acquisition of 55% stake in Toshiba Carrier by Carrier Global
3) Imm Investment $830m private equity deal with SK Ecoplant
4) The $711.53m private equity of Stockland by EQT Infrastructure V Fund
5) Hainan Sanya Jinshu Enterprise Management $271.46m acquisition deal with Shenzhen Hengyu Lianxiang Investment Development
Verdict deals analysis methodology
This analysis considers only announced and completed deals from the GlobalData financial deals database and excludes all terminated and rumoured deals. Country and industry are defined according to the headquarters and dominant industry of the target firm. The term ‘acquisition’ refers to both completed deals and those in the bidding stage.
GlobalData tracks real-time data concerning all merger and acquisition, private equity/venture capital and asset transaction activity around the world from thousands of company websites and other reliable sources.
More in-depth reports and analysis on all reported deals are available for subscribers to GlobalData’s deals database.