Construction & Real Estate industry private equity deals in April 2021
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Construction & Real Estate industry private equity deals total $909.2m globally in April 2021

23 May 2021

Total construction & real estate industry private equity deals worth $909.2m were announced globally in April 2021, with Brookfield Asset Management’ $479.5m 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 78.1% over the previous month of $4.15bn and a drop of 84.6% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $5.91bn.

Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, Europe held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $909.23m. At the country level, the UK topped the list in terms of deal value at $909.23m.

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 South and Central America.

The top country in terms of private equity deals activity in April 2021 was the US with 13 deals, followed by the UK with eight and France with two.

In 2021, as of April, construction & real estate private equity deals worth $22.94bn were announced globally, marking a decrease of 20.5% year on year.

construction & real estate industry private equity deals in April 2021: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate industry private equity deals accounted for 100% of the overall value during April 2021.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate private equity deals stood at $909.23m, against the overall value of $909.2m recorded for the month.

The top five construction & real estate industry private equity deals of April 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Brookfield Asset Management’s $479.5m private equity deal with Hammerson

2) The $275.67m private equity deal with McCarthy & Stone by John Laing Group and Macquarie Capital (USA)

3) Terra Firma Capital Partners’ $151.63m private equity deal with Kier Living

4) The $1.73m private equity deal with Further.Space by Foresight Group

5) NPIF – FW Capital Debt Finance’s private equity deal with Allerton Steel for $0.7m.

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.