Total construction & real estate industry M&A deals in Q1 2020 worth $1.73bn were announced in the UK, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked an increase of 1.01% over the previous quarter and a drop of 30.2% when compared with the last four-quarter average of $2.48bn.
The UK held a 5% share of the global construction & real estate industry M&A deal value that totalled $34.89bn in Q1 2020.
In terms of deal activity, the UK recorded 47 deals during Q1 2020, marking a drop of 9.6% over the previous quarter and a drop of 9.6% over the last four-quarter average.
The UK construction & real estate industry M&A deals in Q1 2020: Top deals
The top five construction & real estate industry M&A deals accounted for 90.9% of the overall value during Q1 2020.
The combined value of the top five construction & real estate M&A deals stood at $1.57bn, against the overall value of $1.73bn recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry deals of Q1 2020 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) CBRE GIP Medical Office REIT II's $682.11m acquisition of Cityhold Office Partnership
2) The $347.37m acquisition of Daejan by Dock Newco
3) CPI Property Group's $253.82m acquisition of Globalworth Real Estate Investments
4) The $233.95m asset transaction with Cemex SAB de CV by Breedon Group
5) Star Properties Group's acquisition of Metropolitan Group (BVI) for $54.03m.
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.