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March 24, 2022

Construction & Real Estate industry M&A deals total $6.5bn in North America in February 2022

By Carmen

Total construction & real estate industry M&A deals worth $6.5bn were announced in North America in February 2022, led by Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust’s $5.8bn acquisition of Preferred Apartment Communities, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 57.3% over the previous month of $4.1bn and a rise of 6.1% when compared with the last 12-month average of $6.08bn.

North America held a 59.83% share of the global construction & real estate industry M&A deal value that totalled $10.78bn in February 2022. With a 59.46% share and deals worth $6.41bn, 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 47 deals during February 2022, marking a decrease of 44.71% over the previous month and a drop of 22.95% over the 12-month average. The US recorded 44 deals during the month.

North America construction & real estate industry M&A deals in February 2022: Top deals

The top three construction & real estate industry M&A deals accounted for 99.6% of the overall value during February 2022.

The combined value of the top three construction & real estate deals stood at $6.43bn, against the overall value of $6.5bn recorded for the month.

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

1) Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust $5.8bn acquisition deal with Preferred Apartment Communities

2) The $593m acquisition of First Alert by Resideo Technologies

3) Resolute Forest Products $39.25m acquisition deal for 50% stake in Resolute-LP Engineered Wood Larouche and Resolute-LP Engineered Wood St-PrimePartnership

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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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