Construction & Real Estate industry M&A deals activity in North America in April 2021
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Construction & Real Estate industry M&A deals total $17bn in North America in April 2021

24 May 2021

Total construction & real estate industry M&A deals worth $17bn were announced in North America in April 2021, led by $11.01bn merger of Realty Income and VEREIT, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 302.4% over the previous month of $4.22bn and a rise of 454.9% when compared with the last 12-month average of $3.06bn.

North America held a 47.87% share of the global construction & real estate industry M&A deal value that totalled $35.47bn in April 2021. With a 47.87% share and deals worth $16.98bn, the US was the top country in North America’s M&A deal value across construction & real estate industry.

In terms of M&A deal activity, North America recorded 77 deals during April 2021, marking an increase of 24.19% over the previous month and a rise of 54.00% over the 12-month average. The US recorded 70 deals during the month.

North America construction & real estate industry M&A deals in April 2021: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate industry M&A deals accounted for 100% of the overall value during April 2021.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $16.98bn, against the overall value of $17bn recorded for the month.

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

1) The $11.01bn merger of Realty Income and VEREIT

2) The $3.87bn merger with Kimco Realty and Weingarten Realty Investors by

3) Herman Miller’s $1.8bn acquisition of Knoll

4) The $250m asset transaction with Preferred Apartment Communities by Highwoods Properties

5) Landsea Homes’ acquisition of Vintage Estate Homes for $54.6m.

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.