Construction & real estate industry M&A deals in July 2019 total $1.34bn in UK

21 August 2019 (Last Updated August 21st, 2019 15:05)

Construction & real estate industry M&A deals in July 2019 total $1.34bn in UK

Total construction & real estate industry M&A deals in July 2019 worth $1.34bn were announced in the UK, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 513.4% over the previous month and a rise of 102.5% when compared with the last 12-month average of $659.92m.

The UK held a 10.4% share of the global construction & real estate industry M&A deal value that totalled $12.8bn in July 2019.

In terms of deal activity, the UK recorded 25 deals during July 2019, marking an increase of 38.9% over the previous month and a rise of 47.1% over the 12-month average.

The UK construction & real estate industry M&A deals in July 2019: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate industry M&A deals accounted for 97% of the overall value during July 2019.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate M&A deals stood at $1.3bn, against the overall value of $1.34bn recorded for the month.

The top five construction & real estate industry deals of July 2019 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Gazit-Globe's $633.62m acquisition of Atrium European Real Estate

2) The $394.17m acquisition of Telford Homes by CBRE Group

3) Menora Mivtachim Insurance's $168.22m acquisition of Atrium European Real Estate

4) The $53.67m acquisition of General Mark by Elevest

5) United Gain Group's acquisition of Sino Estate for $45.93m.

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.