Construction & real estate industry M&A deals in Q4 2018 total $2.52bn in China

14 March 2019 (Last Updated March 15th, 2019 05:00)

Construction & real estate industry M&A deals in Q4 2018 total $2.52bn in China

Total construction & real estate industry M&A deals in Q4 2018 worth $2.52bn were announced in China, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 58.8% over the previous quarter and a drop of 61.9% when compared with the last four-quarter average of $6.6bn.

China held a 7.9% share of the global construction & real estate industry M&A deal value that totalled $31.97bn in Q4 2018.

In terms of deal activity, China recorded 40 deals during Q4 2018, marking a rise of 29.03% over the previous quarter and a rise of 14.3% over the last four-quarter average.

China construction & real estate industry M&A deals in Q4 2018: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate industry M&A deals accounted for 53% of the overall value during Q4 2018.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate industry M&A deals stood at $1.33bn, against the overall value of $2.52bn recorded for the quarter. The top announced construction & real estate industry M&A deal tracked by GlobalData in Q4 2018 was China Xintiandi’s $519.8m acquisition of China Xintiandi Holding.

In second place was the $283m acquisition of Nanchang Shenyang Real Properties by Nanchang Shenfei Real Property and in third place was Shanghai Haitong Securities Asset Management’s $279.37m asset transaction with China Energy Engineering Group Eastern Construction & Investment and China Energy Engineering Group Southern Construction & Investment.

The $144.19m acquisition of Longyan Lirui Real Estate DevelopmentLimited by Yi Yue and Shanghai Aoyu Property’s acquisition of Anji Yinrui Property Development for $105.99m held fourth and fifth positions, respectively.

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.

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.