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October 27, 2022

Europe’s construction & real estate industry saw a drop of 24.44% in deal activity during September 2022

By Carmen

Europe’s construction & real estate industry saw a drop of 24.44% in deal activity during September 2022, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by Vistry Group’s $1.5bn acquisition of Countryside Partnerships, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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A total of 68 construction & real estate industry deals worth $2.6bn were announced for the region in September 2022, against the 12-month average of 90 deals.

Of all the deal types, M&A saw most activity in September 2022 with 45 transactions, representing a 66.2% share for the region.

In second place was venture financing with 13 deals, followed by private equity deals with ten transactions, respectively capturing a 19.1% and 14.7% share of the overall deal activity for the month.

In terms of value of deals, M&A was the leading category in Europe’s construction & real estate industry with $2.37bn, while private equity and venture financing deals totalled $214m and $42.51m, respectively.

Europe construction & real estate industry deals in September 2022: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate deals accounted for 95.7% of the overall value during September 2022.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $2.51bn, against the overall value of $2.6bn recorded for the month.

The top five construction & real estate industry deals of September 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Vistry Group’s $1.5bn acquisition deal with Countryside Partnerships

2) The $577.08m acquisition of 14.5% stake in HOCHTIEF by Actividades de Construccion y Servicios

3) Edgewater Capital Partners and SK Capital Partners’s $214m private equity deal with Saint-Gobain

4) The $183.1m acquisition of Farringdon East (Jersey) by Chinachem Group

5) Apollo Asset Management, Hines and Vi-Ba’s $43.79m acquisition deal for 51.2% stake in Aedes SIIQ

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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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