Construction & real estate industry M&A deals in November 2019 total $17.55bn globally

18 December 2019 (Last Updated December 18th, 2019 12:22)

Construction & real estate industry M&A deals in November 2019 total $17.55bn globally

Total construction & real estate industry M&A deals in November 2019 worth $17.55bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 29.6% over the previous month and a rise of 44.8% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $12.12bn.

Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, North America held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $6.47bn. At the country level, the US topped the list in terms of deal value at $6.39bn.

In terms of volumes, North America emerged as the top region for construction & real estate industry M&A deals globally, followed by Asia-Pacific and then Europe.

The top country in terms of M&A deals activity in November 2019 was the US with 49 deals, followed by China with 23 and the UK with 16.

In 2019, as of the end of November 2019, construction & real estate M&A deals worth $143.67bn were announced globally, marking a decrease of 47.8% year on year.

Construction & real estate industry M&A deals in November 2019: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate industry M&A deals accounted for 68.4% of the overall value during November 2019.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate M&A deals stood at $12bn, against the overall value of $17.55bn recorded for the month.

The top five construction & real estate industry deals of November 2019 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Samhallsbyggnadsbolaget i Norden's $4.75bn acquisition of Hemfosa Fastigheter

2) The $2.4bn acquisition of William Lyon Homes by Taylor Morrison Home

3) Sunac Southwest Real Estate Development (Group)'s $2.17bn acquisition of Chengdu Global Century Exhibition & Travel Group and Chengdu Times Global Industrial

4) The $1.56bn acquisition of Continental Building Products by Saint-Gobain

5) AVIC Sunda HoldingLimited's acquisition of China Merchants Property Management for $1.12bn.

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.