Total construction & real estate industry deals worth $19.2bn were announced globally for October 2021, with the $5.7bn acquisition of Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked an increase of 32.9% over the previous month of $14.46bn and a drop of 13.8% when compared with the last 12-month average of $22.3bn.
In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a drop of 0.89% with 223 deals in October 2021 when compared to the last 12-month average of 225 deals.
In value terms, North America led the activity with deals worth $9.26bn in October 2021.
construction & real estate industry deals in October 2021: Top deals
The top five deals accounted for 65% of the overall value during October 2021.
The combined value of the top five deals stood at $12.49bn, against the overall value of $19.2bn recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry deals of October 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) Iris Acquisition II $5.7bn acquisition deal with Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust
5) DuluxGroup $1.34bn acquisition deal with Cromology
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.