Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in September 2019 total $7.81bn globally

22 October 2019 (Last Updated October 22nd, 2019 13:51)

Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in September 2019 total $7.81bn globally

Total construction & real estate industry private equity deals in September 2019 worth $7.81bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 21.8% over the previous month and a rise of 175.8% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $2.83bn.

Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, North America held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $6.09bn. At the country level, Canada topped the list in terms of deal value at $4.66bn.

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

The top country in terms of private equity deals activity in September 2019 was the US with ten deals, followed by Japan with two and Mexico with one.

In 2019, as of the end of September 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 September 2019: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate industry private equity deals accounted for 97.1% of the overall value during September 2019.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate private equity deals stood at $7.58bn, against the overall value of $7.81bn recorded for the month.

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

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

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

3) Blackstone Capital Partners’ $616.15m private equity deal with Ashkit Properties, Indiabulls Properties, Indiabulls Real EstatePrivate Limited and Yashita Buildcon

4) The $500m private equity deal with Vingroup Joint Stock by GIC

5) Astra Infra and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board's private equity deal with PT Lintas Marga Sedaya for $500m.

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.