Total construction & real estate industry private equity deals worth $2.9bn were announced globally in October 2021, with Cbus Property and UniSuper Management’ $1.64bn private equity deal being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked a decrease of 62.3% over the previous month of $7.61bn and a drop of 62.8% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $7.72bn.
Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, Asia-Pacific held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $1.64bn. At the country level, the Australia topped the list in terms of deal value at $1.64bn.
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 October 2021 was the US with 11 deals, followed by the Australia with two and France with two.
In 2021, as of October, construction & real estate private equity deals worth $66.37bn were announced globally, marking an increase of 2.4% year on year.
construction & real estate industry private equity deals in October 2021: Top deals
The top five construction & real estate industry private equity deals accounted for 100% of the overall value during October 2021.
The combined value of the top five construction & real estate private equity deals stood at $2.87bn, against the overall value of $2.9bn recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry private equity deals of October 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) Cbus Property and UniSuper Management $1.64bn private equity deal with AMP Capital Retail Trust
2) The $950m private equity of Oak Street Real Estate Capital by Blue Owl Capital
3) Portobello Capital $215.81m private equity deal with Ferrovial
4) The $46.39m private equity of W Real Estate Investment Management by Kartesia Advisor
5) Seafire $16.84m private equity deal with Bara Mineraler
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.