Total construction & real estate industry private equity deals in December 2019 worth $2.47bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked an increase of 131.1% over the previous month and a drop of 24% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $3.25bn.
Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, Europe held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $2.33bn. At the country level, Germany topped the list in terms of deal value at $1.55bn.
In terms of volumes, North America emerged as the top region for construction & real estate industry private equity deals globally, followed by Europe and then Asia-Pacific.
The top country in terms of private equity deals activity in December 2019 was the US with 11 deals, followed by the UK with two and Germany with two.
In 2019, as of the end of December 2019, construction & real estate private equity deals worth $38.85bn were announced globally, marking a decrease of 42.8% year on year.
Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in December 2019: Top deals
The top five construction & real estate industry private equity deals accounted for 98.4% of the overall value during December 2019.
The combined value of the top five construction & real estate private equity deals stood at $2.43bn, against the overall value of $2.47bn recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry deals of December 2019 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) KIRKBI Invest and PAI Partners’ $1.55bn private equity deal with Armacell International
2) The $318.39m private equity deal with Consilium Marine & Safety by Nordic Capital
3) Dalmore Capital, Innisfree Group and Semperian PPP Investment Partners Group's $254.84m private equity deal with 3i Infrastructure
4) The $166.12m private equity deal with Cedinsa Concessionaria by Mirova and PGGM
5) Oman India Joint Investment Fund's private equity deal with Prince Pipes & Fittings for $140.6m.
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.