Construction & real estate industry deals in Q4 2019 total $56.78bn globally

21 February 2020 (Last Updated February 24th, 2020 13:07)

Construction & real estate industry deals in Q4 2019 total $56.78bn globally

Total construction & real estate industry deals for Q4 2019 worth $56.78bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 3% over the previous quarter and a rise of 28.9% when compared with the last four-quarter average of $44.38bn.

In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a drop of 7.4% over the last four-quarter average with 577 deals against the average of 623 deals.

In value terms, North America led the activity with deals worth $23.86bn.

Construction & real estate industry deals in Q4 2019: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate deals accounted for 46.1% of the overall value during Q4 2019.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $26.17bn, against the overall value of $56.78bn recorded for the month.

The top five construction & real estate industry deals of Q4 2019 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Prologis’ $12.6bn acquisition of Liberty Property Trust

2) The $4.75bn acquisition of Hemfosa Fastigheter by Samhallsbyggnadsbolaget i Norden

3) Aroundtown's $3.43bn acquisition of TLG Immobilien

4) The $2.99bn acquisition of Keppel by Kyanite Investment Holdings

5) Taylor Morrison Home's acquisition of William Lyon Homes for $2.4bn.

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.