Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in July 2020 total $741.96m globally

1 September 2020 (Last Updated September 1st, 2020 21:13)

Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in July 2020 total $741.96m globally

Total construction & real estate industry private equity deals in July 2020 worth $741.96m were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 40.3% over the previous month and a drop of 85.5% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $5.11bn.

Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, Asia-Pacific held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $304.85m. At the country level, India topped the list in terms of deal value at $304.85m.

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 2020 was the US with six deals, followed by India with four and the UK with three.

In 2020, as of the end of July 2020, construction & real estate private equity deals worth $31.13bn were announced globally, marking an increase of 113.3% year on year.

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

The top five construction & real estate industry private equity deals accounted for 97.1% of the overall value during July 2020.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate private equity deals stood at $720.52m, against the overall value of $741.96m recorded for the month.

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

1) The Blackstone Group's $227.7m private equity deal with Nyfosa

2) The $200m private equity deal with Watermark Lodging Trust by Ascendant Capital Partners and Oaktree Capital Management

3) GIC's $150.19m private equity deal with Mindspace Business Parks REIT

4) The $75.98m private equity deal with M3M India by Oaktree Capital Management

5) Kotak Special Situations Fund's private equity deal with Nuvoco Vistas for $66.65m.

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.