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April 30, 2022

Construction & Real Estate industry M&A deals total $2.1bn in UK in March 2022

By Carmen

Total construction & real estate industry M&A deals worth $2.1bn were announced in the UK in March 2022, with Broadgate Five Holdings (Jersey)’s $958.22m acquisition of Bluebutton Holdco five Broadgate (Jersey) being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 117.5% over the previous month of $974.91m and a rise of 101.9% when compared with the last 12-month average of $1.05bn.

The UK held a 26.37% share of the global construction & real estate industry M&A deal value that totalled $8.04bn in March 2022.

In terms of M&A deal activity, the UK recorded 23 deals during March 2022, marking an increase of 53.33% over the previous month and a rise of 53.33% over the 12-month average.

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

The top five construction & real estate industry M&A deals accounted for 99.5% of the overall value during March 2022.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate M&A deals stood at $2.11bn, against the overall value of $2.1bn recorded for the month.

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

1) Broadgate Five Holdings (Jersey) $958.22m acquisition deal with Bluebutton Holdco 5 Broadgate (Jersey)

2) The $574.86m acquisition of McKay Securities by Workspace Group

3) IWG $421.22m acquisition deal with The Instant Group

4) The $124.69m acquisition of R&F Properties VS (UK) by Next Talent Developments

5) Lords Group Trading $30.93m acquisition deal with AW Lumb.

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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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