Europe’s construction & real estate industry saw a rise of 12.33% in deal activity during October 2021, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by DuluxGroup’s $1.34bn acquisition of Cromology, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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A total of 82 construction & real estate industry deals worth $3bn were announced for the region in October 2021, against the 12-month average of 73 deals.
Of all the deal types, M&A saw most activity in October 2021 with 66 transactions, representing an 80.5% share for the region.
In second place was private equity with nine deals, followed by venture financing deals with seven transactions, respectively capturing an 11% and 8.5% 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 $2.59bn, while private equity and venture financing deals totalled $279.04m and $129.63m, respectively.
Europe construction & real estate industry deals in October 2021: Top deals
The top five construction & real estate deals accounted for 80.2% of the overall value during October 2021.
The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $2.4bn, against the overall value of $3bn recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry deals of October 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) DuluxGroup $1.34bn acquisition deal with Cromology
2) The $414.94m acquisition of Jackon Holding by BEWi
3) DGL International (UK) $226.31m acquisition deal for 99.8% stake in DP JUB del niska druzba poob lascenka
4) The $215.81m private equity of Ferrovial by Portobello Capital
5) Vonovia $207.72m acquisition deal with ADLER Group
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.