Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in Q4 2018 total $1.94bn in United States

14 March 2019 (Last Updated March 15th, 2019 05:01)

Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in Q4 2018 total $1.94bn in United States

Total US construction & real estate industry private equity deals in Q4 2018 worth $1.94bn were announced, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 288.6% over the previous quarter and a drop of 71.3% when compared with the last four-quarter average of $6.78bn.

The United States held a 35.5% share of the global construction & real estate industry private equity deal value that totalled $5.47bn in Q4 2018.

In terms of deal activity, the United States recorded 25 deals during Q4 2018, marking a rise of 66.7% over the previous quarter and a rise of 4.2% over the last four-quarter average.

US construction & real estate industry private equity deals in Q4 2018: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate industry private equity deals accounted for 100% of the overall value during Q4 2018.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate industry private equity deals stood at $1.94bn, against the overall value of $1.94bn recorded for the quarter. The top announced construction & real estate industry private equity deal tracked by GlobalData in Q4 2018 was SoftBank Vision Fund’s $1.1bn private equity deal with View.

In second place was the $340m private equity deal with Rialto Capital Management by Stone Point Capital and in third place was Qatar Investment Authority’s $300m private equity deal with Welltower.

The $103m private equity deal with MWH Constructors by Oaktree Capital Management and American Industrial Partners’ private equity deal with Armstrong Flooring for $100m held fourth and fifth positions, respectively.

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.