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September 24, 2020

Construction & real estate industry M&A deals in August 2020 total $3.79bn in US

Total construction & real estate industry M&A deals in August 2020 worth $3.79bn were announced in the US, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 21457.6% over the previous month and a rise of 20.8% when compared with the last 12-month average of $3.14bn.

The US held a 55.9% share of the global construction & real estate industry M&A deal value that totalled $6.79bn in August 2020.

In terms of deal activity, the US recorded 38 deals during August 2020, marking a decrease of 7.3% over the previous month and a drop of 15.6% over the 12-month average.

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The US construction & real estate industry M&A deals in August 2020: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate industry M&A deals accounted for 100% of the overall value during August 2020.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate M&A deals stood at $3.79bn, against the overall value of $3.79bn recorded for the month.

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

1) Builders FirstSource's $2.5bn acquisition of BMC Stock

2) The $900m acquisition of Jernigan Capital by NexPoint Advisors

3) LF Capital Acquisition's $344m acquisition of Landsea

4) The $45m acquisition of Window Installation Specialists by Exchange Income

5) CKW's asset transaction with RSP Augusta for $3.5m.

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.

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