Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in Q2 2019 total $2.48bn globally

18 July 2019 (Last Updated July 18th, 2019 08:35)

Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in Q2 2019 total $2.48bn globally

Total construction & real estate industry private equity deals in Q2 2019 worth $2.48bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 76.4% over the previous quarter and a drop of 84.3% when compared with the last four-quarter average, which stood at $15.76bn.

Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, Europe held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $1.82bn. At the country level, France topped the list in terms of deal value at $1.3bn.

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 Q2 2019 was the US with 18 deals, followed by the UK with seven and Canada with four.

In 2019, as of the end of Q2 2019, construction & real estate private equity deals worth $12.97bn were announced globally, marking a decrease of 76.2% year on year.

Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in Q2 2019: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate industry private equity deals accounted for 95.4% of the overall value during Q2 2019.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate industry private equity deals stood at $2.36bn, against the overall value of $2.48bn recorded for the quarter. The top announced construction & real estate industry private equity deal tracked by GlobalData in Q2 2019 was I Squared Capital Advisors’ $1.3bn private equity deal with Domidep.

In second place was the $493.33m private equity deal with Sacyr Concesiones Chile by Toesca Infraestructura SC and in third place was Alpha Private Equity Fund 7's $280.84m private equity deal with Laminam.

The $221.1m private equity deal with Quintain by Cheyne Capital Management (UK) and Kinea Renda Imobiliaria Fundo de Investimento Imobiliario's private equity deal with Atrium Faria Lima Desenvolvimento Imobiliarios for $69.52m held fourth and fifth positions, respectively.

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.