Total construction & real estate industry cross border M&A deals worth $1.2bn were announced globally in July 2021, led by Castellum’s $758.1m acquisition of Kielo, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked a decrease of 61.9% over the previous month of $3.12bn and a drop of 65.2% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $3.42bn.
Comparing cross border M&A deals value in different regions of the globe, Europe held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $1.07bn. At the country level, the Finland topped the list in terms of deal value at $758.1m.
In terms of volumes, Europe emerged as the top region for construction & real estate industry cross border M&A deals globally, followed by North America and then Asia-Pacific.
The top country in terms of cross border M&A deals activity in July 2021 was Germany with six deals, followed by the US with six and Norway with three.
In 2021, as of July, construction & real estate cross border M&A deals worth $24.76bn were announced globally, marking an increase of 11.6% year on year.
construction & real estate industry cross border M&A deals in July 2021: Top deals
The top five cross border M&A deals accounted for 95.5% of the overall value during July 2021.
The combined value of the top five construction & real estate cross border M&A deals stood at $1.14bn, against the overall value of $1.2bn recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry cross border M&A deals of July 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) Kielo $758.1m acquisition deal with Castellum
2) The $195.62m acquisition of Heimavellir Hf by Heimstaden
3) FPE Investments RE10,FPE Investments RE5,FPE Investments RE6 and Frankenthal $111.12m acquisition deal with Frasers Logistics & Commercial Trust
4) Altrad Investment Authority acquisition of 98% stake in Valmec for $36.03m
5) The $36.03m acquisition of Big Youth Investments by STRG Holdings III
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.