Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in March 2019 total $7.21bn globally

29 April 2019 (Last Updated April 29th, 2019 13:50)

Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in March 2019 total $7.21bn globally

Total construction & real estate industry private equity deals in March 2019 worth $7.21bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 664.9% over the previous month and a rise of 51.05% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $4.78bn.

Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, Europe held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $5.73bn. At the country level, Estonia topped the list in terms of deal value at $5.63bn.

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 March 2019 was the US with four deals, followed by the UK with two and Canada with two.

In 2019, as of the end of March 2019, construction & real estate private equity deals worth $8.88bn were announced globally, marking a decrease of 42.7% year on year.

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

The top five construction & real estate industry private equity deals accounted for 99.7% of the overall value during March 2019.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate industry private equity deals stood at $7.19bn, against the overall value of $7.21bn recorded for the month. The top announced construction & real estate industry private equity deal tracked by GlobalData in March 2019 was Touchstone Capital Partners’ $5.63bn private equity deal with FinEstBay Area Development.

In second place was the $1bn private equity deal with Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions Canada by CCMP Capital Advisors and in third place was Salarpuria Sattva and The Blackstone Group’s $428.68m private equity deal with Tanglin Developments.

The $101.67m private equity deal with Twinlite Services by Bank of Ireland Group and Cardinal Capital Group and International Finance Corporation’s private equity deal with Signature Global (India) for $30m held fourth and fifth positions, respectively.

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.