Total Construction & real estate industry cross border deals worth $12.2bn were announced globally for May 2022, with the $4.17bn private equity deal with Student Roost being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked an increase of 94.6% over the previous month of $6.29bn and a rise of 81.3% when compared with the last 12-month average of $6.75bn.
In terms of number of cross border deals, the sector saw a flat growth with 59 deals in May 2022 when compared to the last 12-month average of 59 deals.
In value terms, Europe led the activity with cross border deals worth $6.73bn in May 2022.
Construction & real estate industry cross border deals in May 2022: Top deals
The top five cross border deals accounted for 94.1% of the overall value during May 2022.
The combined value of the top five cross border deals stood at $11.51bn, against the overall value of $12.2bn recorded for the month.
The top five Construction & real estate industry cross border deals of May 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) GIC and Greystar Real Estate Partners $4.17bn private equity deal with Student Roost
2) The $3.8bn private equity of Watermark Lodging Trust by Brookfield Asset Management
3) Inclusive Capital Partners $2.41bn private equity deal with Countryside Partnerships
4) The $928m acquisition of Kaycan by Saint-Gobain
5) Ferrovial and Macquarie Asset Management Holding $215m private equity deal with Inspiration Mobility
Verdict deals analysis methodology
This analysis considers only announced and completed cross border 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.