Construction & real estate industry M&A deals in Q2 2020 total $950.69m in US

22 July 2020 (Last Updated July 22nd, 2020 17:17)

Construction & real estate industry M&A deals in Q2 2020 total $950.69m in US

Total construction & real estate industry M&A deals in Q2 2020 worth $950.69m were announced in the US, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 90.3% over the previous quarter and a drop of 91.9% when compared with the last four-quarter average of $11.73bn.

The US held a 4.3% share of the global construction & real estate industry M&A deal value that totalled $22.04bn in Q2 2020.

In terms of deal activity, the US recorded 74 deals during Q2 2020, marking a drop of 59.6% over the previous quarter and a drop of 54.04% over the last four-quarter average.

The US construction & real estate industry M&A deals in Q2 2020: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate industry M&A deals accounted for 76.3% of the overall value during Q2 2020.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate M&A deals stood at $725.17m, against the overall value of $950.69m recorded for the month.

The top five construction & real estate industry deals of Q2 2020 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Sergo's $257.18m asset transaction with Federated Hermes

2) The $190m acquisition of Auction.Com by CoStar Group

3) LT Rubicon's $118m acquisition of Strategic Hospitality Holding and Strategic Hospitality Holding2

4) The $93.5m asset transaction with Eagle Materials by Teichert

5) Win HiTech's acquisition of East Bay for $66.49m.

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.