Construction & real estate industry M&A deals in February 2019 total $291m in United States

14 March 2019 (Last Updated March 15th, 2019 04:37)

Construction & real estate industry M&A deals in February 2019 total $291m in United States

Total US construction & real estate industry M&A deals in February 2019 worth $291m were announced, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 88.3% over the previous month and a drop of 96.9% when compared with the last 12-month average of $9.3bn.

The United States held a 2% share of the global construction & real estate industry M&A deal value that totalled $14.87bn in February 2019.

In terms of deal activity, the United States recorded 38 deals during February 2019, marking a decrease of 37.7% over the previous month and a drop of 26.9% over the 12-month average.

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

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

The combined value of the top four construction & real estate industry M&A deals stood at $291m, against the overall value of $291m recorded for the month. The top announced construction & real estate industry M&A deal tracked by GlobalData in February 2019 was Jefferies Financial Group’s $194m acquisition of HomeFed.

In second place was the $51m acquisition of Lifi Labs by Buddy Platform and in third place was WCR’s $27m asset transaction with Continental Materials and Transit Mix Concrete.

The $19m acquisition of a liquid asphalt terminal and a hot mix asphalt company by Construction Partners held fourth position.

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.

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.