Europe’s construction & real estate industry saw a rise of 3.08% in deal activity during June 2021, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by Brookfield Business Partners’ $5bn acquisition of Modulaire Group, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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A total of 67 construction & real estate industry deals worth $7.9bn were announced for the region in June 2021, against the 12-month average of 65 deals.
Of all the deal types, M&A saw most activity in June 2021 with 46 transactions, representing a 68.7% share for the region.
In second place was private equity with 19 deals, followed by venture financing deals with two transactions, respectively capturing a 28.4% and 3% 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 $5.31bn, while M&A and venture financing deals totalled $2.57bn and $10m, respectively.
Europe construction & real estate industry deals in June 2021: Top deals
The top five construction & real estate deals accounted for 91.1% of the overall value during June 2021.
The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $7.19bn, against the overall value of $7.9bn recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry deals of June 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) Brookfield Business Partners’ $5bn private equity deal with Modulaire Group
2) The $977m acquisition deal with Societe Fonciere Lyonnaise by Inmobiliaria Colonial SOCIMI
3) Samhallsbyggnadsbolaget i Norden’s $550.26m acquisition of 20.08% stake in JM
4) The $375.68m acquisition of 8.2% stake in Entra by Castellum
5) Six Bidco’s private equity deal with Sigma Capital Group for $290.72m.
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.