Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in July 2019 total $1.3bn globally

16 August 2019 (Last Updated August 16th, 2019 09:59)

Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in July 2019 total $1.3bn globally

Total construction & real estate industry private equity deals in July 2019 worth $1.3bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 1.3% over the previous month and a drop of 41.1% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $2.2bn.

Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, North America held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $536.98m. At the country level, Spain topped the list in terms of deal value at $405.32m.

In terms of volumes, Europe emerged as the top region for construction & real estate industry private equity deals globally, followed by North America and then Asia-Pacific.

The top country in terms of private equity deals activity in July 2019 was the US with six deals, followed by France with three and Canada with two.

In 2019, as of the end of July 2019, construction & real estate private equity deals worth $14.28bn were announced globally, marking a decrease of 74.6% year on year.

Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in July 2019: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate industry private equity deals accounted for 96.01% of the overall value during July 2019.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate private equity deals stood at $1.25bn, against the overall value of $1.3bn recorded for the month.

The top five construction & real estate industry deals of July 2019 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) TPG Real Estate's $371.8m private equity deal with Tempore Properties Socimi

2) The $328m private equity deal with Seal For Life Industries by Arsenal Capital Partners

3) Bain Capital Credit's $300m private equity deal with D&J Industrial Property (China) Investment

4) The $190.73m private equity deal with Brookfield Infrastructure Partners by Brookfield Asset Management

5) DV Holding, Istituto Atesino di Sviluppo, Seac Fin and Tikehau Growth Equity II's private equity deal with DoveVivo for $55.06m.

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.