Construction & real estate industry M&A deals in August 2019 total $1.74bn in US

20 September 2019 (Last Updated September 20th, 2019 10:45)

Construction & real estate industry M&A deals in August 2019 total $1.74bn in US

Total construction & real estate industry M&A deals in August 2019 worth $1.74bn were announced in the US, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 69.3% over the previous month and a drop of 22.3% when compared with the last 12-month average of $2.23bn.

The US held a 10.9% share of the global construction & real estate industry M&A deal value that totalled $15.99bn in August 2019.

In terms of deal activity, the US recorded 47 deals during August 2019, marking a decrease of 20.3% over the previous month and a drop of 9.6% over the 12-month average.

The US construction & real estate industry M&A deals in August 2019: Top deals

The top three construction & real estate industry M&A deals accounted for 100% of the overall value during August 2019.

The combined value of the top three construction & real estate M&A deals stood at $1.74bn, against the overall value of $1.74bn recorded for the month.

The top three construction & real estate industry deals of August 2019 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) The $1.2bn merger of Broadmark Capital and Trinity Merger

2) The $400m acquisition of Plateau Excavation by Sterling Construction

3) SOR PORT's $104.26m acquisition of Reven Housing REIT

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.