Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in Q4 2019 total $2.12bn in US

21 February 2020 (Last Updated February 24th, 2020 13:20)

Construction & real estate industry private equity deals in Q4 2019 total $2.12bn in US

Total construction & real estate industry private equity deals in Q4 2019 worth $2.12bn were announced in the US, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 5.2% over the previous quarter and a rise of 28.6% when compared with the last four-quarter average of $1.65bn.

The US held a 33.6% share of the global construction & real estate industry private equity deal value that totalled $6.29bn in Q4 2019.

In terms of deal activity, the US recorded 24 deals during Q4 2019, marking a rise of 4.4% over the previous quarter and a rise of 9.1% over the last four-quarter average.

The US construction & real estate industry private equity deals in Q4 2019: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate industry private equity deals accounted for 100% of the overall value during Q4 2019.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate private equity deals stood at $2.12bn, against the overall value of $2.12bn recorded for the month.

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

1) SoftBank Group's $1.5bn private equity deal with WeWork Companies

2) The $300m private equity deal with Kennedy Wilson by Eldridge Industries

3) Almanac Realty Investors,(formerly Rothschild Realty Managers, LLC)'s $300m private equity deal with CIP Real Estate

4) The $15m private equity deal with The PeckHoldings, Inc by Lincoln Park Capital Fund

5) Advantage Capital Partners’ private equity deal with Arcadia Louvered Roofs for $1.75m.

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.