Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in February 2020 total $19.82bn globally

27 March 2020 (Last Updated March 27th, 2020 05:54)
Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in February 2020 total $19.82bn globally

Total construction & real estate industry private equity deals in February 2020 worth $19.82bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 1774.1% over the previous month and a rise of 520.4% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $3.19bn.

Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, Europe held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $19.39bn. At the country level, Germany topped the list in terms of deal value at $19.39bn.

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 February 2020 was the US with ten deals, followed by Germany with four and Spain with three.

In 2020, as of the end of February 2020, construction & real estate private equity deals worth $20.87bn were announced globally, marking an increase of 462.2% year on year.

Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in February 2020: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate industry private equity deals accounted for 100% of the overall value during February 2020.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate private equity deals stood at $19.82bn, against the overall value of $19.82bn recorded for the month.

The top five construction & real estate industry deals of February 2020 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Advent International, Cinven and RAG-Stiftung's $18.52bn private equity deal with ThyssenKrupp Elevator

2) The $864.38m private equity deal with Logistrial Real Estate by Union Investment Group

3) Amasek Create and ODELICLimited – Management Team's $281.83m private equity deal with ODELICLimited

4) The $140m private equity deal with Cross Street Partners by Blueprint Texas Opportunity Zone Fund LLLP

5) Sandpiper Opportunity Fund 5's private equity deal with Dream Office Real Estate Investment Trust for $9.81m.

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.