Construction & real estate industry venture financing deals in Q1 2020 total $557.82m globally

24 April 2020 (Last Updated April 24th, 2020 15:00)

Construction & real estate industry venture financing deals in Q1 2020 total $557.82m globally

Total construction & real estate industry venture financing deals in Q1 2020 worth $557.82m were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 83.2% over the previous quarter and a drop of 66% when compared with the last four-quarter average, which stood at $1.64bn.

Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, Europe held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $291.8m. At the country level, France topped the list in terms of deal value at $233.93m.

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

The top country in terms of venture financing deals activity in Q1 2020 was the US with 25 deals, followed by India with eight and Brazil with three.

In 2020, as of the end of Q1 2020, construction & real estate venture financing deals worth $557.82m were announced globally, marking a decrease of 33.6% year on year.

Construction & real estate industry venture financing deals in Q1 2020: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate industry venture financing deals accounted for 69.5% of the overall value during Q1 2020.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate venture financing deals stood at $387.79m, against the overall value of $557.82m recorded for the month.

The top five construction & real estate industry deals of Q1 2020 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Financiere Saint James, Global Founders Capital Management, IDInvest Partners and LBO France's $200.6m venture financing of Colonies

2) The $85m venture financing of Veev Group by Eclipse Ventures, Greenspring Associates, Khosla Ventures, Lennar Ventures and Zeev Ventures

3) E.Ventures and Greycroft's $60m venture financing of Zumper

4) The $22.19m venture financing of Homeloop by Crescendix

5) Abstract Ventures, Greycroft Partners and Maveron's venture financing of Caliza for $20m.

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.