Construction & real estate industry M&A deals in Q3 2020 total $176.53m in UK

5 November 2020 (Last Updated November 5th, 2020 20:09)

Construction & real estate industry M&A deals in Q3 2020 total $176.53m in UK

Total construction & real estate industry M&A deals in Q3 2020 worth $176.53m were announced in the UK, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 92.9% over the previous quarter and a drop of 92.6% when compared with the last four-quarter average of $2.39bn.

The UK held a 0.9% share of the global construction & real estate industry M&A deal value that totalled $20.17bn in Q3 2020.

In terms of deal activity, the UK recorded 32 deals during Q3 2020, marking a rise of 14.3% over the previous quarter and a drop of 30.4% over the last four-quarter average.

The UK construction & real estate industry M&A deals in Q3 2020: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate industry M&A deals accounted for 80.1% of the overall value during Q3 2020.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate M&A deals stood at $141.41m, against the overall value of $176.53m recorded for the month.

The top five construction & real estate industry deals of Q3 2020 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Warehouse REIT's $76.49m asset transaction with Tritax Big Box REIT

2) The $49.34m acquisition of Maxis Business Park by Frasers Logistics & Commercial Asset Management

3) Marlowe's $6.37m acquisition of MORGAN FIRE PROTECTION

4) The $5.03m acquisition of Takson Sportswear by Ho Sai Chak

5) HP (Valley Road)'s acquisition of Budworth Properties for $4.18m.

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.