Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in Q2 2020 total $4.88bn globally

28 July 2020 (Last Updated July 28th, 2020 13:48)

Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in Q2 2020 total $4.88bn globally

Total construction & real estate industry private equity deals in Q2 2020 worth $4.88bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 80.5% over the previous quarter and a drop of 66.7% when compared with the last four-quarter average, which stood at $14.68bn.

Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, Europe held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $2.87bn. At the country level, Poland topped the list in terms of deal value at $2.6bn.

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 2020 was the US with 12 deals, followed by the UK with nine and Germany with five.

In 2020, as of the end of Q2 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 Q2 2020: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate industry private equity deals accounted for 88.7% of the overall value during Q2 2020.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate private equity deals stood at $4.33bn, against the overall value of $4.88bn recorded for the month.

The top five construction & real estate industry deals of Q2 2020 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Optimum Ventures Private Equity Fund's $2.6bn private equity deal with Globe Trade Centre

2) The $604m private equity deal with Vinhomes by KKR &Inc and Temasek Holdings (Private)

3) Brookfield Asset Management's $500m private equity deal with Fundamental Income Properties

4) The $325m private equity deal with TPG RE Finance Trust by Starwood Capital Group Management

5) CI Investments, Nomura Asset Management and The Capital Group Companies’ private equity deal with Embassy Office Parks REIT for $300m.

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.