Construction & real estate industry M&A deals in December 2019 total $463.1m in US

23 January 2020 (Last Updated January 23rd, 2020 12:30)

Construction & real estate industry M&A deals in December 2019 total $463.1m in US

Total construction & real estate industry M&A deals in December 2019 worth $463.1m were announced in the US, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 92.8% over the previous month and a drop of 87.4% when compared with the last 12-month average of $3.67bn.

The US held a 6.6% share of the global construction & real estate industry M&A deal value that totalled $6.98bn in December 2019.

In terms of deal activity, the US recorded 34 deals during December 2019, marking a decrease of 37.04% over the previous month and a drop of 35.9% over the 12-month average.

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

The top three construction & real estate industry M&A deals accounted for 99.9% of the overall value during December 2019.

The combined value of the top three construction & real estate M&A deals stood at $462.8m, against the overall value of $463.1m recorded for the month.

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

1) Huntsman's $350m acquisition of Icynene-Lapolla

2) The $92m acquisition of NewSouth Window Solutions by PGT Innovations

3) Horizon Group Properties’ $20.8m asset transaction with CBL & Associates Properties

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.