Construction & real estate industry M&A deals in Q3 2019 total $4.09bn in UK

4 November 2019 (Last Updated November 4th, 2019 13:19)

Construction & real estate industry M&A deals in Q3 2019 total $4.09bn in UK

Total construction & real estate industry M&A deals in Q3 2019 worth $4.09bn were announced in the UK, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 90.7% over the previous quarter and a rise of 106.2% when compared with the last four-quarter average of $1.98bn.

The UK held a 9.9% share of the global construction & real estate industry M&A deal value that totalled $41.38bn in Q3 2019.

In terms of deal activity, the UK recorded 48 deals during Q3 2019, marking a drop of 5.9% over the previous quarter and a drop of 5.9% over the last four-quarter average.

The UK construction & real estate industry M&A deals in Q3 2019: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate industry M&A deals accounted for 85.6% of the overall value during Q3 2019.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate M&A deals stood at $3.5bn, against the overall value of $4.09bn recorded for the month.

The top five construction & real estate industry deals of Q3 2019 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Bovis Homes’ $1.36bn asset transaction with Galliford Try

2) The $739.51m acquisition of Capital & Regional by Growthpoint Properties

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

4) The $486.15m acquisition of Telford Homes by CBRE Group

5) Capital Data Centre's acquisition of Branhall Investments for $282.55m.

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.