Total construction & real estate industry M&A deals in June 2019 worth $4.23bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked a decrease of 59.6% over the previous month and a drop of 70% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $14.11bn.
Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, Asia-Pacific held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $2.09bn. At the country level, China topped the list in terms of deal value at $1.64bn.
In terms of volumes, Europe emerged as the top region for construction & real estate industry M&A deals globally, followed by North America and then Asia-Pacific.
The top country in terms of M&A deals activity in June 2019 was the US with 43 deals, followed by the UK with 18 and China with 17.
In 2019, as of the end of June 2019, construction & real estate M&A deals worth $61.71bn were announced globally, marking a decrease of 67.6% year on year.
Construction & real estate industry M&A deals in June 2019: Top deals
The top five construction & real estate industry M&A deals accounted for 67.9% of the overall value during June 2019.
The combined value of the top five construction & real estate industry M&A deals stood at $2.87bn, against the overall value of $4.23bn recorded for the month. The top announced construction & real estate industry M&A deal tracked by GlobalData in June 2019 was SIGNA's $1.13bn stake acquisition of Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof.
In second place was the $782.64m acquisition of Lander Real Estate by Chengdu Sports Investment Group and in third place was Toppan Printing's $436.55m acquisition of INTERPRINT.
The $317m acquisition of Lafarge South Africa Holdings by Caricement and CRCT China Investment (Harbin I)'s stake acquisition of CapitaRetail Harbin Shangdu Real Estate for $206.72m held fourth and fifth positions, respectively.
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.