Total construction & real estate industry M&A deals worth $14bn were announced in Asia-Pacific in May 2022, led by Adani Group’s $6.23bn acquisition of 63.1% stake in Ambuja Cements, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked an increase of 159.7% over the previous month of $5.39bn and a rise of 239.8% when compared with the last 12-month average of $4.12bn.
Asia-Pacific held a 49.89% share of the global construction & real estate industry M&A deal value that totalled $28.06bn in May 2022. With a 41.45% share and deals worth $11.63bn, India was the top country in Asia-Pacific’s M&A deal value across construction & real estate industry.
In terms of M&A deal activity, Asia-Pacific recorded 39 deals during May 2022, marking a decrease of 11.36% over the previous month and a drop of 23.53% over the 12-month average. India recorded 11 deals during the month.
Asia-Pacific construction & real estate industry M&A deals in May 2022: Top deals
The top five construction & real estate industry M&A deals accounted for 92.9% of the overall value during May 2022.
The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $13.01bn, against the overall value of $14bn recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry M&A deals of May 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) Adani Group $6.23bn acquisition deal for 63.1% stake in Ambuja Cements
2) The $2.57bn acquisition of 26% stake in Ambuja Cements by Adani Group
4) The $1.45bn acquisition of 26% stake in ACC by Adani Group
5) Swan Constructions $1.13bn acquisition deal with Simplex Infrastructures
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.