Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in September 2020 total $4.75bn globally

19 October 2020 (Last Updated October 19th, 2020 18:31)

Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in September 2020 total $4.75bn globally

Total construction & real estate industry private equity deals in September 2020 worth $4.75bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 19.5% over the previous month and a rise of 2.01% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $4.65bn.

Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, Middle East and Africa held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $2.7bn. At the country level, the United Arab Emirates topped the list in terms of deal value at $2.7bn.

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 September 2020 was the US with seven deals, followed by Italy with four and the UK with three.

In 2020, as of the end of September 2020, construction & real estate private equity deals worth $40.51bn were announced globally, marking an increase of 19.5% year on year.

Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in September 2020: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate industry private equity deals accounted for 81.8% of the overall value during September 2020.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate private equity deals stood at $3.88bn, against the overall value of $4.75bn recorded for the month.

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

1) Apollo Global Management's $2.7bn private equity deal with Abu Dhabi Property Leasing HoldingRSC Limited

2) The $540m private equity deal with Leopalace21 by Fortress Investment Group

3) KKR &Inc and TPG Capital's $220.61m private equity deal with PropertyGuru

4) The $219.34m private equity deal with Peach Property Group by Ares Management

5) DIF Infrastructure VI's private equity deal with Cintra Concesiones de Infraestructuras de Transporte for $202.54m.

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.