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Construction & Real Estate industry deals total $56.74bn globally in Q1 2021

04 May 2021 (Last Updated May 4th, 2021 15:09)

Brookfield Asset Management’s $6.5bn private equity deal with Brookfield Property Partners was the construction & real estate industry’s biggest deal of Q1 2021 as deals worth $56.74bn were announced globally in the quarter, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 36.9% over the previous quarter and a rise of 1.6% when compared with the last four-quarter average of $55.87bn.

In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a rise of 10.31% with 706 deals in Q1 2021 against the average of 640.00 deals in the last four-quarters.

In value terms, Europe led the activity with deals worth $20.18bn.

construction & real estate industry deals in Q1 2021: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate industry deals accounted for 35.5% of the overall value during Q1 2021.

The combined value of the top five deals stood at $20.16bn, against the overall value of $56.74bn recorded for the quarter.

The top five construction & real estate industry deals of Q1 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Brookfield Asset Management’s $6.5bn private equity deals with Brookfield Property Partners

2) The $5.19bn acquisition of CA Immobilien Anlagen by SOF-11 Klimt CAI S.a.r.l

3) LafargeHolcim’s $3.4bn acquisition of Firestone Building ProductsLLC

4) The $2.74bn acquisition of Forterra by Quikrete Holdings

5) Slate Asset Management’s private equity with Annaly Capital Management for $2.33bn.