North America’s construction & real estate industry saw a drop of 12.09% in deal activity during May 2022, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by Brookfield Asset Management ’s $3.8bn private equity deal with Watermark Lodging Trust , according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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A total of 80 construction & real estate industry deals worth $8.6bn were announced for the region in May 2022, against the 12-month average of 91 deals.
Of all the deal types, M&A saw most activity in May 2022 with 56 transactions, representing a 70% share for the region.
In second place was private equity with 13 deals, followed by venture financing deals with 11 transactions, respectively capturing a 16.3% and 13.8% share of the overall deal activity for the month.
In terms of value of deals, M&A was the leading category in North America’s construction & real estate industry with $4.3bn, while private equity and venture financing deals totalled $4.02bn and $289.4m, respectively.
North America construction & real estate industry deals in May 2022: Top deals
The top five construction & real estate deals accounted for 95.2% of the overall value during May 2022.
The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $8.19bn, against the overall value of $8.6bn recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry deals of May 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:
2) The $3bn acquisition of C.H.I. Overhead Doors by Nucor
3) Saint-Gobain $928m acquisition deal with Kaycan
4) The $250.77m acquisition of Northern Mat & Bridge by Exchange Income
5) Ferrovial and Macquarie Asset Management Holding $215m private equity deal with Inspiration Mobility
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.