Europe’s construction & real estate industry saw a rise of 3.75% in 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 83 construction & real estate industry deals worth $12.1bn were announced for the region in May 2022, against the 12-month average of 80 deals.
Of all the deal types, M&A saw most activity in May 2022 with 59 transactions, representing a 71.1% share for the region.
In second place was private equity with 15 deals, followed by venture financing deals with nine transactions, respectively capturing an 18.1% and 10.8% 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 $9.54bn, while private equity and venture financing deals totalled $2.49bn and $41.92m, respectively.
Europe construction & real estate industry deals in May 2022: Top deals
The top five construction & real estate deals accounted for 97.2% of the overall value during May 2022.
The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $11.73bn, against the overall value of $12.1bn recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry 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 $3.06bn acquisition of Deutsche EuroShop by Hercules BidCo
3) Inclusive Capital Partners $2.41bn private equity deal with Countryside Partnerships
4) The $1.85bn acquisition of Secure Income REIT by LXi REIT
5) CRIF $254.88m acquisition deal with Innolva and ReValuta
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.