Construction & Real Estate industry M&A deals activity in Asia-Pacific in August 2021
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Construction & Real Estate industry M&A deals total $6.5bn in Asia-Pacific in August 2021

29 Sep 2021

Total construction & real estate industry M&A deals worth $6.5bn were announced in Asia-Pacific in August 2021, led by ESR Cayman’s $5.2bn acquisition of ARA Asset Management, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 83.4% over the previous month of $3.55bn and a rise of 110.7% when compared with the last 12-month average of $3.09bn.

Asia-Pacific held a 19.99% share of the global construction & real estate industry M&A deal value that totalled $32.56bn in August 2021. With a 15.97% share and deals worth $5.2bn, Singapore was the top country in Asia-Pacific’s M&A deal value across construction & real estate industry.

In terms of M&A deal activity, Asia-Pacific recorded 42 deals during August 2021, marking an increase of 16.67% over the previous month and a drop of 26.32% over the 12-month average. China recorded 19 deals during the month.

Asia-Pacific construction & real estate industry M&A deals in August 2021: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate industry M&A deals accounted for 87% of the overall value during August 2021.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $5.67bn, against the overall value of $6.5bn recorded for the month.

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

1) ESR Cayman $5.2bn acquisition deal with ARA Asset Management

2) The $272.09m acquisition of PicassoLimited and Yuuki Sangyo by ES-CON Japan

3) Hunan Friendship Apollo Commercial $76.86m acquisition deal for 41.5% stake in Hunan Shaoyang Friendship Apollo

4) The $59.13m acquisition of 60% stake in Xiamen Tengwangge Real Estate Development by Xiamen Tungsten

5) Guangdong Dongyiwan Group $58.77m acquisition deal with Foshan Pulida Technology

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.