Construction & real estate industry M&A deals in February 2020 total $10.69bn in US

20 March 2020 (Last Updated March 20th, 2020 12:49)

Construction & real estate industry M&A deals in February 2020 total $10.69bn in US

Total construction & real estate industry M&A deals in February 2020 worth $10.69bn were announced in the US, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 2049.9% over the previous month and a rise of 210.9% when compared with the last 12-month average of $3.44bn.

The US held a 42.4% share of the global construction & real estate industry M&A deal value that totalled $25.25bn in February 2020.

In terms of deal activity, the US recorded 59 deals during February 2020, marking a decrease of 10.6% over the previous month and a rise of 13.5% over the 12-month average.

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

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

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate M&A deals stood at $10.69bn, against the overall value of $10.69bn recorded for the month.

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

1) Simon Property Group's $7.38bn acquisition of Taubman Centers

2) The $2.3bn acquisition of Front Yard Residential by Amherst Residential

3) PowerTeam Services's $850m acquisition of Miller Pipeline and Minnesota Limited

4) The $142m acquisition of Coram Materials by U.S. Concrete

5) Bee Street Holdings’ acquisition of Continental Materials for $18.84m.

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.