Total construction & real estate industry cross border deals worth $12.99bn were announced globally for January 2021, with the $5.9bn private equity deal with Brookfield Property Partners being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked an increase of 59.8% over the previous month of $8.13bn and a rise of 74.8% when compared with the last 12-month average of $7.43bn.
In terms of number of cross border deals, the sector saw a drop of 13.64% with 38 deals in January 2021 when compared to the last 12-month average of 44 deals.
In value terms, South and Central America led the activity with cross border deals worth $5.97bn in January 2021.
Construction & Real Estate industry cross border deals in January 2021: Top deals
The top five cross border deals accounted for 95.3% of the overall value during January 2021.
The combined value of the top five cross border deals stood at $12.37bn, against the overall value of $12.99bn recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry cross border deals of January 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) Brookfield Asset Management’s $5.9bn private equity deal with Brookfield Property Partners
2) The $3.4bn acquisition of Firestone Building ProductsLLC by LafargeHolcim
3) EQT Partners’ $1.87bn private equity deal with Exeter Property Group
4) The $934.57m acquisition deal of Luyuan Investment Holdings by Jiayuan International Group
5) Aggregate Holdings’ acquisition deal with Immofinanz for $267.42m.
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.