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September 16, 2021

Construction & Real Estate industry cross border deals total $11.1bn globally in August 2021

Total construction & real estate industry cross border deals worth $11.1bn were announced globally for August 2021, with the $5.2bn acquisition of ARA Asset Management being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 367.7% over the previous month of $2.38bn and a rise of 45.1% when compared with the last 12-month average of $7.67bn.

In terms of number of cross border deals, the sector saw a drop of 6.00% with 47 deals in August 2021 when compared to the last 12-month average of 50 deals.

In value terms, Asia-Pacific led the activity with cross border deals worth $5.55bn in August 2021.

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construction & real estate industry cross border deals in August 2021: Top deals

The top five cross border deals accounted for 92.2% of the overall value during August 2021.

The combined value of the top five cross border deals stood at $10.26bn, against the overall value of $11.1bn recorded for the month.

The top five construction & real estate industry cross border deals of August 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) ESR Cayman $5.2bn acquisition deal with ARA Asset Management

2) The $3.1bn acquisition of WPT Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust by Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust

3) Apollo European Principal Finance Fund III $998.26m private equity deal with Ente Nazionale di Previdenza ed Assistenza dei Medici e degli Odontoiatri (ENPAM)

4) The $693.35m acquisition of Entra by Castellum

5) ES-CON Japan $272.09m acquisition deal with PicassoLimited and Yuuki Sangyo

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