Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in June 2020 total $1.23bn globally

21 July 2020 (Last Updated July 21st, 2020 16:30)
Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in June 2020 total $1.23bn globally

Total construction & real estate industry private equity deals in June 2020 worth $1.23bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 174.5% over the previous month and a drop of 75.9% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $5.1bn.

Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, Asia-Pacific held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $904m. At the country level, Vietnam topped the list in terms of deal value at $604m.

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 June 2020 was the UK with five deals, followed by the US with five and Germany with three.

In 2020, as of the end of June 2020, construction & real estate private equity deals worth $29.86bn were announced globally, marking an increase of 124.7% year on year.

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

The top five construction & real estate industry private equity deals accounted for 95.5% of the overall value during June 2020.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate private equity deals stood at $1.18bn, against the overall value of $1.23bn recorded for the month.

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

1) KKR &Inc and Temasek Holdings (Private)'s $604m private equity deal with Vinhomes

2) The $300m private equity deal with Embassy Office Parks REIT by CI Investments, Nomura Asset Management and The Capital Group Companies

3) Starwood Capital Group Management's $131.08m private equity deal with RDI REIT

4) The $90m private equity deal with PrescientInc by Eldridge Industries

5) Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board's private equity deal with WSP Global for $51.33m.

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.