Total construction & real estate industry deals worth $11bn were announced globally for January 2022, with the $3.7bn acquisition of Resource REIT being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked a decrease of 49.3% over the previous month of $21.61bn and a drop of 57.8% when compared with the last 12-month average of $25.93bn.
In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a drop of 2.55% with 229 deals in January 2022 when compared to the last 12-month average of 235 deals.
In value terms, Europe led the activity with deals worth $4.48bn in January 2022.
construction & real estate industry deals in January 2022: Top deals
The top five deals accounted for 60.8% of the overall value during January 2022.
The combined value of the top five deals stood at $6.66bn, against the overall value of $11bn recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry deals of January 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust $3.7bn acquisition deal with Resource REIT
2) The $1.2bn acquisition of 51% stake in VIB Vermogen by DIC Real Estate InvestmentsKGaA
3) Brookfield Asset Management $1.02bn private equity deal with Cupa Group
4) The $385.16m acquisition of PRB Group by Holcim
5) Super Honour Development $355m acquisition deal with Jiangsu Zhongnan Construction Group and Nantong Changle
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.