Europe’s construction & real estate industry saw a drop of 0.00% in deal activity during February 2021

22 March 2021 (Last Updated March 24th, 2021 15:06)

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.