Europe’s construction & real estate industry saw a rise of 18.75% in cross border deal activity during May 2022, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by GIC and Greystar Real Estate Partners’ $4.17bn private equity deal with Student Roost, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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A total of 38 construction & real estate industry cross border deals worth $6.7bn were announced for the region in May 2022, against the 12-month average of 32 deals.
Of all the deal types, M&A saw most activity in May 2022 with 26 transactions, representing a 68.4% share for the region.
In second place was private equity with nine deals, followed by venture financing deals with three transactions, respectively capturing a 23.7% and 7.9% share of the overall cross border deal activity for the month.
In terms of value of cross border deals, M&A was the leading category in Europe’s construction & real estate industry with $4.23bn, while private equity and venture financing deals totalled $2.49bn and $8.61m, respectively.
Europe construction & real estate industry cross border deals in May 2022: Top deals
The top five construction & real estate cross border deals accounted for 99.8% of the overall value during May 2022.
The combined value of the top five construction & real estate cross border deals stood at $6.72bn, against the overall value of $6.7bn recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry cross border deals of May 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) GIC and Greystar Real Estate Partners $4.17bn private equity deal with Student Roost
2) The $2.41bn private equity of Countryside Partnerships by Inclusive Capital Partners
3) JSFC Sistema $64.89m acquisition deal for 48.8% stake with Etalon Group
4) The $53.82m private equity of Sherry FitzGerald Group by Castlegate Investments
5) Trinity Capital $30m private equity deal with Aledia
Verdict deals analysis methodology
This analysis considers only announced and completed cross border 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.