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May 26, 2021

Construction & Real Estate industry M&A deals total $17bn in US in April 2021

Total construction & real estate industry M&A deals worth $17bn were announced in the US in April 2021, with $11.01bn merger of Realty Income and VEREIT being the sector’s biggest investment, 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 522% when compared with the last 12-month average of $2.73bn.

The US held a 47.87% share of the global construction & real estate industry M&A deal value that totalled $35.47bn in April 2021.

In terms of M&A deal activity, the US recorded 70 deals during April 2021, marking an increase of 27.27% over the previous month and a rise of 52.17% over the 12-month average.

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US 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 M&A 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 of Kimco Realty and Weingarten Realty Investors

3) Herman Miller’ $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.

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