Total Construction & real estate industry deals worth $35.7bn were announced globally for May 2022, with the Adani Group $6.23bn acquisition deal for 63.1% stake in Ambuja Cements being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked an increase of 3.8% over the previous month of $34.41bn and a rise of 25.7% when compared with the last 12-month average of $28.4bn.
In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a drop of 7.02% with 225 deals in May 2022 when compared to the last 12-month average of 242 deals.
In value terms, Asia-Pacific led the activity with deals worth $14.54bn in May 2022.
Construction & real estate industry deals in May 2022: Top deals
The top five deals accounted for 56.7% of the overall value during May 2022.
The combined value of the top five deals stood at $20.25bn, against the overall value of $35.7bn recorded for the month.
The top five Construction & real estate industry deals of May 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) Adani Group $6.23bn acquisition deal for 63.1% stake in Ambuja Cements
2) The $4.17bn private equity deal with Student Roost by GIC and Greystar Real Estate Partners
3) Brookfield Asset Management $3.8bn private equity deal with Watermark Lodging Trust
4) The $3.06bn acquisition of Deutsche EuroShop by Hercules BidCo
5) Nucor $3bn acquisition deal with C.H.I. Overhead Doors
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.