Total construction & real estate industry deals for July 2019 worth $14.64bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked an increase of 126.3% over the previous month and a drop of 5.3% when compared with the last 12-month average of $15.45bn.
In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a rise of 15.5% over the last 12-month average with 224 deals against the average of 194 deals.
In value terms, North America led the activity with deals worth $7.03bn.
Construction & real estate industry deals in July 2019: Top deals
The top five construction & real estate deals accounted for 53.2% of the overall value during July 2019.
The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $7.79bn, against the overall value of $14.64bn recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry deals of July 2019 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) Prologis’ $3.99bn acquisition of Industrial Property Trust
2) The $1.2bn acquisition of Pure Multi-Family REIT by Cortland Partners
3) Argan's $1.01bn acquisition of SCI Cargo Property Assets
4) The $957.13m asset transaction with Sadbhav Infrastructure Project by IndInfravit Trust
5) Gazit-Globe's acquisition of Atrium European Real Estate for $633.62m.
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.