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Construction & Real Estate industry cross border deals total $2.39bn globally in February 2021

18 Mar 2021 (Last Updated March 24th, 2021 14:15)

Total construction & real estate industry cross border deals worth $2.39bn were announced globally for February 2021, with the $989.76m acquisition of Shanghai Xinbao Enterprise Management being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 86.9% over the previous month of $18.23bn and a drop of 71.3% when compared with the last 12-month average of $8.34bn.

In terms of number of cross border deals, the sector saw a drop of 2.33% with 42 deals in February 2021 when compared to the last 12-month average of 43 deals.

In value terms, Asia-Pacific led the activity with cross border deals worth $1.41bn in February 2021.

Construction & Real Estate industry cross border deals in February 2021: Top deals

The top five cross border deals accounted for 89.2% of the overall value during February 2021.

The combined value of the top five cross border deals stood at $2.13bn, against the overall value of $2.39bn recorded for the month.

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

1) Caribbean Hero (HK)’s $989.76m acquisition of Shanghai Xinbao Enterprise Management

2) The $404.33m private equity deal with Budimex Nieruchomosci by Cornerstone Partners and Crestyl Real Estate

3) Insight Partners’ $361.98m private equity deal with iad France

4) The $242.78m acquisition deal of Double WealthyLtd by FS Dongguan No. 6

5) City Developments’ acquisition deal with Shenzhen Tusincere Technology Park Development for $131.01m.

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.