Construction & Real Estate industry deals in January 2021: GlobalData
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Construction & Real Estate industry deals total $16.77bn globally in January 2021

18 Feb 2021

Total construction & real estate industry deals worth $16.77bn were announced globally for January 2021, with the $5.9bn private equity deal with Brookfield Property Partners being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 9.9% over the previous month of $18.61bn and a drop of 8.6% when compared with the last 12-month average of $18.35bn.

In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a drop of 25.94% with 157 deals in January 2021 when compared to the last 12-month average of 212 deals.

In value terms, North America led the activity with deals worth $8.12bn in January 2021.

Construction & Real Estate industry deals in January 2021: Top deals

The top five deals accounted for 88% of the overall value during January 2021.

The combined value of the top five deals stood at $14.75bn, against the overall value of $16.77bn recorded for the month.

The top five construction & real estate industry deals of January 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Brookfield Asset Management’s $5.9bn private equity deal with Brookfield Property Partners

2) The $3.4bn acquisition of Firestone Building ProductsLLC by LafargeHolcim

3) The $2.64bn merger of Landcadia Holdings III and The Hillman Group

4) The $1.87bn private equity deal of Exeter Property Group by EQT Partners

5) Jiayuan International Group’s acquisition deal with Luyuan Investment Holdings for $934.57m.

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.