China’s construction & real estate industry sees a rise of 3.9% in deal activity in Q3 2019

30 October 2019 (Last Updated October 30th, 2019 09:04)

China’s construction & real estate industry sees a rise of 3.9% in deal activity in Q3 2019

China's construction & real estate industry saw a rise of 3.9% in overall deal activity during Q3 2019, when compared with the last four-quarter average, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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A total of 54 deals worth $3.9bn were announced in Q3 2019, compared to the last four-quarter average of 52 deals.

M&A was the leading category in the quarter with 45 deals which accounted for 83.3% of all deals.

In second place was venture financing with five deals, followed by private equity with four transactions, respectively accounting for 9.3% and 7.4% of overall deal activity in the country's construction & real estate industry during the quarter.

In terms of value of deals, M&A was the leading deal category in China's construction & real estate industry with total deals worth $2.68bn, while private equity and venture financing deals totalled $1.2bn and $18.25m, respectively.

China construction & real estate industry deals in Q3 2019: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate deals accounted for 52.7% of the overall value during Q3 2019.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $2.05bn, against the overall value of $3.9bn recorded for the month.

The top five construction & real estate industry deals of Q3 2019 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) KKR Asian Fund III's $794m private equity deal with NVC Lighting Holding

2) The $421.05m acquisition of Shanshan Commercial Group by Vipshop Holdings

3) Bain Capital Credit's $300m private equity deal with D&J Industrial Property (China) Investment

4) The $288.15m acquisition of Jinmao Hangzhou Property Development by Shanghai Maohuan Enterprise Management

5) Sichuan Languang Development's acquisition of Chongqing Huajing Real Estate Development for $250.96m.

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.