Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in Q3 2019 total $19.1bn globally

4 November 2019 (Last Updated November 4th, 2019 13:30)

Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in Q3 2019 total $19.1bn globally

Total construction & real estate industry private equity deals in Q3 2019 worth $19.1bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 669.1% over the previous quarter and a rise of 189.1% when compared with the last four-quarter average, which stood at $6.61bn.

Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, North America held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $9.56bn. At the country level, Canada topped the list in terms of deal value at $7.33bn.

In terms of volumes, North America emerged as the top region for construction & real estate industry private equity deals globally, followed by Europe and then Asia-Pacific.

The top country in terms of private equity deals activity in Q3 2019 was the US with 23 deals, followed by the UK with six and Spain with five.

In 2019, as of the end of Q3 2019, construction & real estate private equity deals worth $32.08bn were announced globally, marking a decrease of 48.5% year on year.

Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in Q3 2019: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate industry private equity deals accounted for 65.3% of the overall value during Q3 2019.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate private equity deals stood at $12.47bn, against the overall value of $19.1bn recorded for the month.

The top five construction & real estate industry deals of Q3 2019 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) The Blackstone Group's $4.66bn private equity deal with Dream Global Real Estate Investment Trust

2) The $2.91bn private equity deal with Lendlease International Towers Sydney Trust by GIC

3) The CPP Investment Board's $2.46bn private equity deal with 407 International

4) The $1.3bn private equity deal with Brand Industrial Services by Brookfield Business Partners

5) Allianz Finance VII Luxembourg and Gaw Capital Partners's private equity deal with Ophir-Rochor Commercial for $1.14bn.

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.