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January 21, 2021updated 28 Jan 2021 8:52pm

Construction & real estate industry venture financing deals in Q4 2020 total $446.19m globally

Total construction & real estate industry venture financing deals in Q4 2020 worth $446.19m were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 86.5% over the previous quarter and a drop of 64.3% when compared with the last four-quarter average, which stood at $1.25bn.

Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, Europe held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $172.93m. At the country level, the US topped the list in terms of deal value at $141.68m.

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.

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The top country in terms of venture financing deals activity in Q4 2020 was the US with 26 deals, followed by the UK with six and Japan with five.

In 2020, as of the end of Q4 2020, construction & real estate venture financing deals worth $2.15bn were announced globally, marking a decrease of 67.3% year on year.

Construction & real estate industry venture financing deals in Q4 2020: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate industry venture financing deals accounted for 50.7% of the overall value during Q4 2020.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate venture financing deals stood at $226.23m, against the overall value of $446.19m recorded for the quarter.

The top five construction & real estate industry deals of Q4 2020 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) NREP’s $117.56m venture financing of Homerun Technologies

2) The $36m venture financing of Sundae by Founders Fund, General Global Capital, Navitas Capital, Prudence, QED Investors and Susa Ventures

3) Country Garden Ventures’ $30.55m venture financing of Guangxi Monalisa New Material

4) The $25.12m venture financing of Wakefit Innovations Private by Sequoia Capital India and Verlinvest

5) CrossCut Ventures Management, Global Founders Capital, Greg Schwartz, Howard Schultz, Jeff Wilke, Maveron and Tom Ferry’s venture financing of Pacaso for $17m.

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.


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