Total construction & real estate industry cross border M&A deals worth $4.2bn were announced in Europe in May 2022, led by GIC and Greystar Real Estate Partners’ $4.17bn private equity deal with Student Roost, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked an increase of 80% over the previous month of $2.35bn and a rise of 213.3% when compared with the last 12-month average of $1.35bn.
Europe held a 79.81% share of the global construction & real estate industry cross border M&A deal value that totalled $5.3bn in May 2022. With a 78.68% share and deals worth $4.17bn, the UK was the top country in Europe’s cross border M&A deal value across construction & real estate industry.
In terms of cross border M&A deal activity, Europe recorded 26 deals during May 2022, marking an increase of 30.00% over the previous month and a rise of 13.04% over the 12-month average. Germany recorded five deals during the month.
Europe construction & real estate industry cross border M&A deals in May 2022: Top deals
The top three construction & real estate industry cross border M&A deals accounted for 100% of the overall value during May 2022.
The combined value of the top three construction & real estate cross border deals stood at $4.23bn, against the overall value of $4.2bn recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry cross border M&A deals of May 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) GIC and Greystar Real Estate Partners $4.17bn private equity deal with Student Roost
2) The $64.89m acquisition of 48.8% stake in Etalon Group by JSFC Sistema
3) Fasadgruppen Sverige $0.16m acquisition deal for Murmestrene Fjeldheim Knudsen
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.