Total construction & real estate industry deals for June 2019 worth $6.24bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked a decrease of 44.3% over the previous month and a drop of 64.5% when compared with the last 12-month average of $17.57bn.
In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a drop of 9.8% over the last 12-month average with 174 deals against the average of 193 deals.
In value terms, Europe led the activity with deals worth $3.22bn.
Construction & real estate industry deals in June 2019: Top deals
The top five construction & real estate deals accounted for 66.5% of the overall value during June 2019.
The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $4.15bn, against the overall value of $6.24bn recorded for the month. The top announced construction & real estate deal tracked by GlobalData in June 2019 was I Squared Capital Advisors’ $1.3bn private equity deal with Domidep.
In second place was the $1.13bn stake acquisition of Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof by SIGNA and in third place was Chengdu Sports Investment Group's $782.64m acquisition of Lander Real Estate.
The $500m venture financing of Beijing Freedom Information Technology by General Atlantic, Sequoia Capital China, Tencent Holdings and Tiantu Capital and Toppan Printing's acquisition of INTERPRINT for $436.55m held fourth and fifth positions, respectively.
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.