Total construction & real estate industry deals for April 2020 worth $10.11bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked an increase of 20.6% over the previous month and a drop of 51.9% when compared with the last 12-month average of $21.03bn.
In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a drop of 42.1% over the last 12-month average with 124 deals against the average of 214 deals.
In value terms, Asia-Pacific led the activity with deals worth $4.52bn.
Construction & real estate industry deals in April 2020: Top deals
The top five construction & real estate deals accounted for 58.7% of the overall value during April 2020.
The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $5.94bn, against the overall value of $10.11bn recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry deals of April 2020 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) Optimum Ventures Private Equity Fund's $2.6bn private equity deal with Globe Trade Centre
2) The $1.21bn acquisition of Vivid Synergy by Fuyue Investment Management
3) Lai Sun Development's $776.83m acquisition of Lai Fung
4) The $675.16m asset transaction with Emaar Properties by National Central Cooling
5) Guangdong Hongmin Enterprise Management Consulting's acquisition of Jinke Property Group for $666.41m.
Verdict deals analysis methodology
This analysis considers only announced and completed 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.