US construction & real estate industry deals in October 2020: Top and total deals revealed
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US construction & real estate industry sees a rise of 12.1% in deal activity in October 2020

24 Nov 2020

US construction & real estate industry sees a rise of 12.1% in deal activity in October 2020

The US construction & real estate industry saw a rise of 12.1% in overall deal activity during October 2020, when compared with the last 12-month average, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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A total of 65 deals worth $20.76bn were announced in October 2020, compared to the 12-month average of 58 deals.

M&A was the leading category in the month in terms of volume with 49 deals which accounted for 75.4% of all deals.

In second place was venture financing and private equity with eight deals, respectively accounting for each 12.3% of overall deal activity in the country’s construction & real estate industry during the month.

In terms of value of deals, private equity was the leading deal category in the US construction & real estate industry with total deals worth $19.01bn, while M&A and venture financing deals totalled $1.65bn and $98.8m, respectively.

US construction & real estate industry deals in October 2020: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate industry deals accounted for 23% of the overall value during October 2020.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $4.77bn, against the overall value of $20.76bn recorded for the month.

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

1) Ares Management and Pretium Partners’ $2.4bn private equity deal with Front Yard Residential

2) The $2bn private equity deal with American Bath Group by Centerbridge Partners Europe

3) Helios Technologies’ $218.5m acquisition of Balboa Water Group

4) The $87m acquisition of Strata Materials by Arcosa

5) DocuSign, F-Prime, Founders Fund, Lachy Groom, Maverick Ventures, Sequoia Capital Operations and Y Combinator Continuity Fund I's venture financing of Snapdocs for $60m.

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.

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.