Europe’s construction & real estate industry saw a flat growth in deal activity during February 2021, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by Cornerstone Partners and Crestyl Real Estate’s $404.33m acquisition of Budimex Nieruchomosci, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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A total of 62 construction & real estate industry deals worth $1.2bn were announced for the region in February 2021, against the 12-month average of 62 deals.
Of all the deal types, M&A saw most activity in February 2021 with 46 transactions, representing a 74.2% share for the region.
In second place was private equity with ten deals, followed by venture financing deals with six transactions, respectively capturing a 16.1% and 9.7% share of the overall deal activity for the month.
In terms of value of deals, private equity was the leading category in Europe’s construction & real estate industry with $790.33m, while M&A and venture financing deals totalled $368.24m and $37.67m, respectively.
Europe construction & real estate industry deals in February 2021: Top deals
The top five construction & real estate deals accounted for 87.3% of the overall value during February 2021.
The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $1.04bn, against the overall value of $1.2bn recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry deals of February 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) Cornerstone Partners and Crestyl Real Estate’s $404.33m private equity deal with Budimex Nieruchomosci
2) The $361.98m private equity deal with iad France by Insight Partners
3) Echo Investment’s $120.62m acquisition of ARCHICOM
4) The $110.15m acquisition of Valmieras Stikla Skiedra by Duke Ir.l
5) Endur’s acquisition of Marcon-Gruppen I Sverige for $47.62m.