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February 21, 2020updated 25 Feb 2020 7:17am

Construction & real estate industry M&A deals in Q4 2019 total $20.82bn in US

Total construction & real estate industry M&A deals in Q4 2019 worth $20.82bn were announced in the US, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 74.5% over the previous quarter and a rise of 225.1% when compared with the last four-quarter average of $6.59bn.

The US held a 42% share of the global construction & real estate industry M&A deal value that totalled $49.6bn in Q4 2019.

In terms of deal activity, the US recorded 141 deals during Q4 2019, marking a drop of 13% over the previous quarter and a drop of 13% over the last four-quarter average.

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The US construction & real estate industry M&A deals in Q4 2019: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate industry M&A deals accounted for 87.8% of the overall value during Q4 2019.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate M&A deals stood at $18.29bn, against the overall value of $20.82bn recorded for the month.

The top five construction & real estate industry deals of Q4 2019 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Prologis’ $12.6bn acquisition of Liberty Property Trust

2) The $2.4bn acquisition of William Lyon Homes by Taylor Morrison Home

3) Saint-Gobain's $1.56bn acquisition of Continental Building Products

4) The $1bn acquisition of Masco Cabinetry by ACProducts

5) MI Windows and Doors's acquisition of Milgard Manufacturing for $725m.

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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