Europe’s construction & real estate industry saw a drop of 20.73% in deal activity during February 2022, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by Blackstone’s $23.77bn private equity deal with Mileway, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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A total of 65 construction & real estate industry deals worth $25.6bn were announced for the region in February 2022, against the 12-month average of 82 deals.
Of all the deal types, M&A saw most activity in February 2022 with 52 transactions, representing an 80% share for the region.
In second place was venture financing with seven deals, followed by private equity deals with six transactions, respectively capturing a 10.8% and 9.2% 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 $23.78bn, while M&A and venture financing deals totalled $1.76bn and $71.45m, respectively.
Europe construction & real estate industry deals in February 2022: Top deals
The top five construction & real estate deals accounted for 99.7% of the overall value during February 2022.
The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $25.53bn, against the overall value of $25.6bn recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry deals of February 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) Blackstone $23.77bn private equity deal with Mileway
2) The $974.91m acquisition of 34 Leadenhall Street by Ho Bee Land
3) Kingspan Group $622.59m acquisition deal with ONDURA
4) The $107.97m acquisition of Delta M by CEE-BIG
5) Cofides $45.28m acquisition deal with Globalvia Inversiones SAU
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.