Total construction & real estate industry M&A deals worth $4.22bn were announced in North America in March 2021, led by 8F Investment Partners, Arkhouse Partners and AS8888’s $2.29bn acquisition of Columbia Property Trust, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked an increase of 2.2% over the previous month of $4.13bn and a rise of 55.7% when compared with the last 12-month average of $2.71bn.
North America held a 27.17% share of the global construction & real estate industry M&A deal value that totalled $15.53bn in March 2021. With a 27.17% share and deals worth $4.22bn, 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 60 deals during March 2021, marking an increase of 20.00% over the previous month and a rise of 22.45% over the 12-month average. The US recorded 53 deals during the month.
North America construction & real estate industry M&A deals in March 2021: Top deals
The top five construction & real estate industry M&A deals accounted for 99.8% of the overall value during March 2021.
The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $4.21bn, against the overall value of $4.22bn recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry M&A deals of March 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) 8F Investment Partners, Arkhouse Partners and AS8888’s $2.29bn acquisition of Columbia Property Trust
2) The $1.28bn merger with BowX Acquisition and WeWork Companies
3) Arcosa’s $375m acquisition of StonePoint Materials
4) The $245m acquisition of Custom Molded Products by Fluidra
5) Solid State’s acquisition of American Electronic Components and Willow Technologies for $18.79m.
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.