Total construction & real estate industry M&A deals worth $9.5bn were announced in Europe in May 2022, led by GIC and Greystar Real Estate Partners’ $4.17bn private equity deal with Student Roost, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked an increase of 142.8% over the previous month of $3.93bn and a rise of 41.5% when compared with the last 12-month average of $6.74bn.
Europe held a 34.00% share of the global construction & real estate industry M&A deal value that totalled $28.06bn in May 2022. With a 21.85% share and deals worth $6.13bn, the UK 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 59 deals during May 2022, marking an increase of 18.00% over the previous month and a flat growth over the 12-month average. The UK recorded 12 deals during the month.
Europe construction & real estate industry M&A deals in May 2022: Top deals
The top five construction & real estate industry M&A deals accounted for 99.02% of the overall value during May 2022.
The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $9.44bn, against the overall value of $9.5bn recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry M&A deals of May 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) GIC and Greystar Real Estate Partners $4.17bn private equity deal with Student Roost
2) The $3.06bn acquisition of Deutsche EuroShop by Hercules BidCo
3) LXi REIT $1.85bn acquisition deal with Secure Income REIT
4) The $254.88m acquisition of Innolva and ReValuta by CRIF
5) Norcros $113.44m acquisition deal with Grant Westfield
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.