Total construction & real estate industry deals for July 2020 worth $4.26bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked a decrease of 59.7% over the previous month and a drop of 80% when compared with the last 12-month average of $21.23bn.
In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a drop of 4.9% over the last 12-month average with 195 deals against the average of 205 deals.
In value terms, Asia-Pacific led the activity with deals worth $2.76bn.
Construction & real estate industry deals in July 2020: Top deals
The top five construction & real estate deals accounted for 41.1% of the overall value during July 2020.
The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $1.75bn, against the overall value of $4.26bn recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry deals of July 2020 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) The merger of ESR Funds Management (S) and Sabana Real Estate Investment Management for $542.75m
2) The $342.58m acquisition of Tahoe Group by China Vanke
3) Sino Shield's $322.43m acquisition of Rich Fast International
4) The $314.36m acquisition of Societa Italiana Traforo Autostradale del Frejus by ASTM
5) The Blackstone Group's private equity deal with Nyfosa for $227.7m.
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.