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May 6, 2021

Japan’s construction & real estate sees a drop of 8.40% in deal activity in Q1 2021

Led by $23.52m acquisition of Shoko, Japan’s construction & real estate industry saw a drop of 8.40% in overall deal activity during Q1 2021, when compared with the last four-quarter average, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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A total of 30 deals worth $68.28m were announced in Q1 2021, compared with the last four-quarter average of 32.75 deals.

M&A was the leading category in the quarter with 22 deals which accounted for 73.3% of all deals.

In second place was venture financing with seven deals, followed by private equity with one transactions, respectively accounting for 23.3% and 3.3% of overall deal activity in the Japan’s construction & real estate industry during the quarter.

In terms of value of deals, M&A was the leading deal category in Japan’s construction & real estate industry with total deals worth $61.79m, while venture financing and private equity deals totalled $6.2m and $0.29m, respectively.

Japan construction & real estate industry deals in Q1 2021: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate industry deals accounted for 96.6% of the overall value during Q1 2021.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $65.93m, against the overall value of $68.28m recorded for the quarter.

The top five construction & real estate industry deals of Q1 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) SKT Holdings’ $23.52m acquisition of Shoko

2) The $22.89m acquisition of Wavelock Interior by Sangetsu

3) N Holdings’ $15.38m acquisition of Nagoya Lumber

4) The $2.11m venture financing deal with Famitra by Coral Capital, Mizuho Capital and SMBC Venture Capital

5) Globis Capital Partners &, Incubate Fund and Mitsubishi UFJ Capital’s venture financing with TERASS for $2.02m.

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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.

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