Construction & real estate industry deals in Q2 2020 total $27.67bn globally

22 July 2020 (Last Updated July 22nd, 2020 17:17)

Construction & real estate industry deals in Q2 2020 total $27.67bn globally

Total construction & real estate industry deals for Q2 2020 worth $27.67bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 58.3% over the previous quarter and a drop of 58.3% when compared with the last four-quarter average of $66.37bn.

In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a drop of 29.3% over the last four-quarter average with 461 deals against the average of 652 deals.

In value terms, Asia-Pacific led the activity with deals worth $16.65bn.

Construction & real estate industry deals in Q2 2020: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate deals accounted for 33.3% of the overall value during Q2 2020.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $9.2bn, against the overall value of $27.67bn recorded for the month.

The top five construction & real estate industry deals of Q2 2020 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Primero Investment Holdings’ $3.2bn acquisition of Perennial Real Estate Holdings

2) The $2.6bn private equity deal with Globe Trade Centre by Optimum Ventures Private Equity Fund

3) Fuyue Investment Management's $1.21bn acquisition of Vivid Synergy

4) The $1.19bn acquisition of Perennial Shenton Holding by Alibaba Group Holding

5) CITIC Trust's acquisition of Guangzhou Wanxi Enterprise Management for $994.26m.

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.