Total construction & real estate industry M&A deals worth $2.6bn were announced in Europe in October 2021, led by DuluxGroup’s $1.34bn acquisition of Cromology, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked an increase of 649.5% over the previous month of $345.57m and a drop of 47.9% when compared with the last 12-month average of $4.97bn.
Europe held a 16.11% share of the global construction & real estate industry M&A deal value that totalled $16.08bn in October 2021. With an 8.33% share and deals worth $1.34bn, France was the top country in Europe’s M&A deal value across construction & real estate industry.
In terms of M&A deal activity, Europe recorded 66 deals during October 2021, marking an increase of 26.92% over the previous month and a rise of 24.53% over the 12-month average. Sweden recorded 11 deals during the month.
Europe construction & real estate industry M&A deals in October 2021: Top deals
The top five construction & real estate industry M&A deals accounted for 88.5% of the overall value during October 2021.
The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $2.29bn, against the overall value of $2.6bn recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry M&A deals of October 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) DuluxGroup $1.34bn acquisition deal with Cromology
3) DGL International (UK) $226.31m acquisition deal for 99.8% stake in DP JUB del niska druzba poob lascenka
5) Fabege $100.68m acquisition deal with SHH Bostad
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.