Total construction & real estate industry deals for October 2020 worth $26.09bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked an increase of 177.6% over the previous month and a rise of 55.1% when compared with the last 12-month average of $16.82bn.
In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a flat growth over the last 12-month average with 198 deals against the average of 198 deals.
In value terms, North America led the activity with deals worth $20.8bn.
Construction & real estate industry deals in October 2020: Top deals
The top five construction & real estate deals accounted for 28.1% of the overall value during October 2020.
The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $7.32bn, against the overall value of $26.09bn recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry deals of October 2020 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) Ares Management and Pretium Partners’ $2.4bn private equity deal with Front Yard Residential
2) The $2bn private equity deal with American Bath Group by Centerbridge Partners Europe
3) Shanghai Oriental Kangqiao Real Estate Development's $1.08bn acquisition of Guangzhou Greenland Real Estate Development
4) The $1.02bn acquisition of Usg Boral Building Products by Gebr Knauf
5) MASTIFF BIDCO's acquisition of McCarthy & Stone for $823.4m.
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.