Total construction & real estate industry private equity deals worth $4.8bn were announced globally in May 2021, with KKRInc’ $2.84bn private equity deal being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked an increase of 430.1% over the previous month of $909.23m and a drop of 26.4% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $6.55bn.
Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, Europe held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $2.87bn. At the country level, the UK topped the list in terms of deal value at $2.87bn.
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 May 2021 was the US with eight deals, followed by the UK with four and India with four.
In 2021, as of May, construction & real estate private equity deals worth $27.92bn were announced globally, marking a decrease of 5.5% year on year.
construction & real estate industry private equity deals in May 2021: Top deals
The top five construction & real estate industry private equity deals accounted for 91.2% of the overall value during May 2021.
The combined value of the top five construction & real estate private equity deals stood at $4.4bn, against the overall value of $4.8bn recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry private equity deals of May 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) KKRInc’s $2.84bn private equity deal with John Laing Group
2) The $972m private equity deal with Landmark Dividend by Digital Colony Management
3) ACORE Capital’ $225m private equity deal with AJ Capital Partners
4) The $200m private equity deal with Klein Enterprises by Almanac Realty Investors
5) LP. and Fundamental Advisors’ private equity deal with MMA Capital Holdings for $161.7m.
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.