Total construction & real estate industry cross border M&A deals in Q1 2021
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Construction & Real Estate industry cross border M&A deals total $16.9bn globally in Q1 2021

10 May 2021

Total construction & real estate industry cross border M&A deals worth $16.9bn were announced globally in Q1 2021, led by SOF-11 Klimt CAI S.a.r.l’s $5.19bn acquisition of CA Immobilien Anlagen, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 5.8% over the previous quarter of $15.97bn and a rise of 51.6% when compared with the last four-quarter average, which stood at $11.15bn.

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 $6.96bn. At the country level, the Austria topped the list in terms of deal value at $5.61bn.

In terms of volumes, Europe emerged as the top region for construction & real estate industry cross border M&A deals globally, followed by Asia-Pacific and then North America.

The top country in terms of cross border M&A deals activity in Q1 2021 was the US with 16 deals, followed by the UK with 11 and China with seven.

In 2021, at the end of , cross border M&A deals worth $16.9bn were announced globally in construction & real estate industry, marking an increase of 12.1% year on year.

Cross Border M&A deals in construction & real estate industry in Q1 2021: Top deals

The top five cross border M&A deals in construction & real estate industry accounted for 74.02% of the overall value during Q1 2021.

The combined value of the top deals stood at $12.51bn, against the overall value of $16.9bn recorded for the quarter.

The top five construction & real estate industry cross border construction & real estate deals of Q1 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) SOF-11 Klimt CAI S.a.r.l’s $5.19bn acquisition of CA Immobilien Anlagen

2) The $3.4bn acquisition of Firestone Building ProductsLLC by LafargeHolcim

3) Kaisa Group Holdings’ $1.99bn acquisition of Hong Da Development & Investment Holding

4) The $989.76m acquisition of 50% stake in Shanghai Xinbao Enterprise Management by Caribbean Hero (HK)

5) Jiayuan International Group’s acquisition of 100% stake in Luyuan Investment Holdings for $934.57m.

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.