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March 29, 2022

Construction & Real Estate industry M&A deals total $10.8bn globally in February 2022

By Carmen

Total construction & real estate industry M&A deals worth $10.8bn were announced globally in February 2022, led by Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust’s $5.8bn acquisition of Preferred Apartment Communities, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 2.9% over the previous month of $10.48bn and a drop of 36.5% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $16.98bn.

Comparing M&A deals value in different regions of the globe, North America held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $6.45bn. At the country level, the US topped the list in terms of deal value at $6.41bn.

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 February 2022 was the US with 44 deals, followed by the UK with 15 and China with ten.

In 2022, as of February, construction & real estate M&A deals worth $21.26bn were announced globally, marking an increase of 8% year on year.

construction & real estate industry M&A deals in February 2022: Top deals

The top five M&A deals accounted for 86.03% of the overall value during February 2022.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate M&A deals stood at $9.27bn, against the overall value of $10.8bn recorded for the month.

The top five construction & real estate industry M&A deals of February 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust $5.8bn acquisition deal with Preferred Apartment Communities

2) The $1.01bn acquisition of 21.4% stake in CIMIC Group by HOCHTIEF Australia

3) Ho Bee Land $974.91m acquisition deal with 34 Leadenhall Street

4) The $868m acquisition of 55% stake in Toshiba Carrier by Carrier Global

5) Kingspan Group $622.59m acquisition deal with ONDURA

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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.

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