Total construction & real estate industry deals for November 2020 worth $25.18bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked a decrease of 3.9% over the previous month and a rise of 45.5% when compared with the last 12-month average of $17.31bn.
In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a drop of 13.6% over the last 12-month average with 171 deals against the average of 198 deals.
In value terms, North America led the activity with deals worth $16.67bn.
Construction & real estate industry deals in November 2020: Top deals
The top five construction & real estate deals accounted for 68.9% of the overall value during November 2020.
The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $17.34bn, against the overall value of $25.18bn recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry deals of November 2020 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) The Home Depot's $9.1bn acquisition of HD Supply
2) The $3.38bn acquisition of Norbord by West Fraser Timber
3) Shenergy's $2.22bn acquisition of Xinjiang Guanghui Industry Investment (Group)
4) The $1.38bn private equity deal with Foundation Building Materials by American Securities
5) Kieppe Participacoes e Administracao's acquisition of Odbinv for $1.27bn.
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.