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November 25, 2022

Construction & Real Estate industry cross border M&A deals total $400.7m globally in October 2022

By Carmen

Total construction & real estate industry cross border M&A deals worth $400.7m were announced globally in October 2022, led by Arcadis’ $229.88m acquisition of DPS Engineering, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 70.1% over the previous month of $1.34bn and a drop of 87.8% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $3.28bn.

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 $400.65m. At the country level, the Ireland topped the list in terms of deal value at $229.88m.

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 Middle East and Africa.

The top country in terms of cross border M&A deals activity in October 2022 was Germany with five deals, followed by the Italy with four and the UK with three.

In 2022, as of October, construction & real estate cross border M&A deals worth $24.64bn were announced globally, marking an increase of 45.4% year on year.

construction & real estate industry cross border M&A deals in October 2022: Top deals

The top five cross border M&A deals accounted for 100% of the overall value during October 2022.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate cross border M&A deals stood at $400.65m, against the overall value of $400.7m recorded for the month.

The top five construction & real estate industry cross border M&A deals of October 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Arcadis’s $229.88m acquisition deal with DPS Engineering

2) The $96.61m asset transaction of Bonava by G-Group

3) Strix’s $43.28m acquisition deal with Billi, Billi (UK) and Billi Australia

4) The $30.89m acquisition of DPI by Thermador Groupe

5) Sae-A Trading’s $0m acquisition deal for 90% stake in Ssangyong Engineering & Construction

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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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