Europe’s construction & real estate industry top deal activity in March 2021
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Europe’s construction & real estate industry saw a rise of 57.14% in deal activity during March 2021

26 Apr 2021

Europe’s construction & real estate industry saw a rise of 57.14% in deal activity during March 2021, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by Corem Property Group’s $2.25bn acquisition of Klovern, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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A total of 99 construction & real estate industry deals worth $6.51bn were announced for the region in March 2021, against the 12-month average of 63 deals.

Of all the deal types, M&A saw most activity in March 2021 with 71 transactions, representing a 71.7% share for the region.

In second place was private equity with 18 deals, followed by venture financing deals with ten transactions, respectively capturing an 18.2% and 10.1% 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 $5.66bn, while private equity and venture financing deals totalled $759.69m and $95.16m, respectively.

Europe construction & real estate industry deals in March 2021: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate deals accounted for 95.2% of the overall value during March 2021.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $6.2bn, against the overall value of $6.51bn recorded for the month.

The top five construction & real estate industry deals of March 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Corem Property Group’s $2.25bn acquisition of Klovern

2) The $2.11bn acquisition deal with ChelPipe by Trubnaya Metallurgicheskaya Kompaniya

3) Immofinanz’s $1.13bn acquisition of Sparkassen Immobilien

4) The $513.17m private equity deal with Threestones Capital Management by Swiss Life Asset Managers

5) Atlantic Park Strategic Capital Fund GP’s private equity deal with Morris Homes for $195.3m.

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.