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July 20, 2021

Construction & Real Estate industry cross border M&A deals total $3.1bn globally in June 2021

Total construction & real estate industry cross border M&A deals worth $3.1bn were announced globally in June 2021, led by Inmobiliaria Colonial SOCIMI’s $977m acquisition of Societe Fonciere Lyonnaise, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 42.5% over the previous month of $2.19bn and a drop of 9.6% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $3.45bn.

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 $2.11bn. At the country level, the France topped the list in terms of deal value at $977m.

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 June 2021 was the UK with five deals, followed by the US with five and The Netherlands with two.

In 2021, as of June, construction & real estate cross border M&A deals worth $23.57bn were announced globally, marking an increase of 10.3% year on year.

construction & real estate industry cross border M&A deals in June 2021: Top deals

The top five cross border M&A deals accounted for 82.8% of the overall value during June 2021.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate cross border M&A deals stood at $2.58bn, against the overall value of $3.1bn recorded for the month.

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

1) Inmobiliaria Colonial SOCIMI’s $977m acquisition of Societe Fonciere Lyonnaise

2) The $550.26m acquisition of 20.08% stake in JM by Samhallsbyggnadsbolaget i Norden

3) Castellum’s $375.68m acquisition of 8.2% stake in Entra

4) The $375m acquisition of Hixson Lumber Sales by Doman Building Materials Group

5) Hardwoods Distribution’s acquisition of Novo Building Products for $303m.

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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.

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