Total construction & real estate industry private equity deals in December 2020 worth $6.79bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked an increase of 130.2% over the previous month and a rise of 15.7% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $5.87bn.
Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, North America held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $4.73bn. At the country level, the US topped the list in terms of deal value at $4.65bn.
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 2020 was the US with 11 deals, followed by Germany with three and China with two.
In 2020, as of the end of December 2020, construction & real estate private equity deals worth $74.63bn were announced globally, marking an increase of 68.9% year on year.
Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in December 2020: Top deals
The top five construction & real estate industry private equity deals accounted for 99.8% of the overall value during December 2020.
The combined value of the top five construction & real estate private equity deals stood at $6.78bn, against the overall value of $6.79bn recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry deals of December 2020 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) Blackwells Capital's $3.8bn private equity deal with Monmouth Real Estate Investment
2) The $1.94bn private equity deal with Apleona by PAI Partners
3) American Securities’ $850m private equity deal with Beacon Roofing Supply
4) The $114.55m private equity deal with Shenzhen Magic Design & Decoration Engineering by Guangdong Yijian Investment
5) Gryphon Investors’ private equity deal with Right Time Heating and Air Conditioning Canada for $78.01m.
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.