Total construction & real estate industry private equity deals in Q4 2020 worth $28.96bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked an increase of 96.02% over the previous quarter and a rise of 106.9% when compared with the last four-quarter average, which stood at $13.99bn.
Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, North America held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $25.56bn. At the country level, the US topped the list in terms of deal value at $25.48bn.
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 Q4 2020 was the US with 38 deals, followed by Germany with eight and China with five.
In 2020, as of the end of Q4 2020, construction & real estate private equity deals worth $74.63bn were announced globally, marking an increase of 68.9% year on year.
Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in Q4 2020: Top deals
The top five construction & real estate industry private equity deals accounted for 39.8% of the overall value during Q4 2020.
The combined value of the top five construction & real estate private equity deals stood at $11.52bn, against the overall value of $28.96bn recorded for the quarter.
The top five construction & real estate industry deals of Q4 2020 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) Blackwells Capital’s $3.8bn private equity deal with Monmouth Real Estate Investment
2) The $2.4bn private equity deal with Front Yard Residential by Ares Management and Pretium Partners
3) Centerbridge Partners Europe’s $2bn private equity deal with American Bath Group
4) The $1.94bn private equity deal with Apleona by PAI Partners
5) American Securities’ private equity deal with Foundation Building Materials for $1.38bn.
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.