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Construction & Real Estate industry M&A deals total $6.09bn in North America in January 2021

01 Mar 2021 (Last Updated March 1st, 2021 18:25)

Total construction & real estate industry M&A deals worth $6.09bn were announced in North America in January 2021, led by LafargeHolcim’s $3.4bn acquisition of Firestone Building ProductsLLC, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 434.2% over the previous month of $1.14bn and a rise of 105.05% when compared with the last 12-month average of $2.97bn.

North America held a 68.97% share of the global construction & real estate industry M&A deal value that totalled $8.83bn in January 2021. With a 68.74% share and deals worth $6.07bn, 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 62 deals during January 2021, marking a decrease of 6.06% over the previous month and a rise of 24.00% over the 12-month average. The US recorded 59 deals during the month.

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

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

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $6.09bn, against the overall value of $6.09bn recorded for the month.

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

1) LafargeHolcim’s $3.4bn acquisition of Firestone Building ProductsLLC

2) The $2.64bn merger with Landcadia Holdings III and The Hillman Group

3) Caesarstone’s $27m acquisition of Omicron Granite & Tile

4) The $20.54m acquisition of Aurora Larssen Projects by Australis Capital

5) FOMO’s acquisition of EcoLite Holdings for $3.71m.