Total construction & real estate industry cross border deals worth $2.3bn were announced globally for January 2022, with the $1.02bn private equity deal with Cupa Group being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked a decrease of 77.8% over the previous month of $10.42bn and a drop of 73.3% when compared with the last 12-month average of $8.64bn.
In terms of number of cross border deals, the sector saw a drop of 23.33% with 46 deals in January 2022 when compared to the last 12-month average of 60 deals.
In value terms, Europe led the activity with cross border deals worth $1.48bn in January 2022.
construction & real estate industry cross border deals in January 2022: Top deals
The top five cross border deals accounted for 88.6% of the overall value during January 2022.
The combined value of the top five cross border deals stood at $2.05bn, against the overall value of $2.3bn recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry cross border deals of January 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) Brookfield Asset Management $1.02bn private equity deal with Cupa Group
2) The $385.16m acquisition of PRB Group by Holcim
3) Super Honour Development $355m acquisition deal with Jiangsu Zhongnan Construction Group and Nantong Changle
4) The $235m private equity deal for 9.2% stake in Mindspace Business Parks REIT by Abu Dhabi Investment Authority
5) World Kingdom Worldwide $59.06m acquisition deal with Shun Jie International HoldingsLimited
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.