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October 3, 2022

Europe’s construction & real estate industry saw a drop of 48.78% in deal activity during August 2022

By Carmen

Europe’s construction & real estate industry saw a drop of 48.78% in deal activity during August 2022, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by United Endeavors Limited’s $408.77m acquisition of Linking Smart, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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A total of 42 construction & real estate industry deals worth $484.4m were announced for the region in August 2022, against the 12-month average of 82 deals.

Of all the deal types, M&A saw most activity in August 2022 with 34 transactions, representing an 81% share for the region.

In second place was private equity with four deals, followed by venture financing deals with four transactions, respectively capturing a 9.5% and 9.5% 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 $477.02m, while venture financing and private equity deals totalled $6.6m and $0.76m, respectively.

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

The top five construction & real estate deals accounted for 97.1% of the overall value during August 2022.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $470.34m, against the overall value of $484.4m recorded for the month.

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

1) United Endeavors Limited’s $408.77m acquisition deal with Linking Smart

2) The $26.96m acquisition of Imobilia Tehno Tri by Primo Real Estate

3) Veidekke’s $20.62m acquisition deal with Constructa

4) The $9.01m acquisition of Grupo CHR by Urbas Grupo Financiero

5) Mears Group’s $4.97m acquisition deal with IRT Surveys

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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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