Total construction & real estate industry cross border M&A deals worth $886.8m were announced globally in January 2022, led by Holcim ’s $385.16m acquisition of PRB Group , according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked a decrease of 87.4% over the previous month of $7.01bn and a drop of 79% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $4.22bn.
Comparing cross border M&A deals value in different regions of the globe, Asia-Pacific held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $482.47m. At the country level, the France topped the list in terms of deal value at $385.16m.
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 January 2022 was the US with five deals, followed by the UK with three and China with three.
In 2022, as of January, construction & real estate cross border M&A deals worth $886.8m were announced globally, marking an increase of 91.9% year on year.
construction & real estate industry cross border M&A deals in January 2022: Top deals
The top five cross border M&A deals accounted for 94.6% of the overall value during January 2022.
The combined value of the top five construction & real estate cross border M&A deals stood at $838.53m, against the overall value of $886.8m recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry cross border M&A deals of January 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:
3) World Kingdom Worldwide $59.06m acquisition deal with Shun Jie International HoldingsLimited
4) The $32.51m acquisition of Eden Flame Sdn by Esteel Enterprise
5) MCG global $6.8m acquisition deal with DCB (Kent)
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.