Europe’s construction & real estate industry top cross border deal activity in June 2021
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Europe’s construction & real estate industry saw a rise of 56.52% in cross border deal activity during June 2021

20 Jul 2021

Europe’s construction & real estate industry saw a rise of 56.52% in cross border 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 36 construction & real estate industry cross border deals worth $7.2bn were announced for the region in June 2021, against the 12-month average of 23 deals.

Of all the deal types, M&A saw most activity in June 2021 with 24 transactions, representing a 66.7% share for the region.

In second place was private equity with 11 deals, followed by venture financing deals with one transactions, respectively capturing a 30.6% and 2.8% share of the overall cross border deal activity for the month.

In terms of value of cross border deals, private equity was the leading category in Europe’s construction & real estate industry with $5.02bn, while M&A and venture financing deals totalled $2.11bn and $10m, respectively.

Europe construction & real estate industry cross border deals in June 2021: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate cross border deals accounted for 99% of the overall value during June 2021.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate cross border deals stood at $7.07bn, against the overall value of $7.2bn recorded for the month.

The top five construction & real estate industry cross border 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) Allianz’s acquisition of Elix Vintage Residencial Socimi for $169.3m.

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.