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March 29, 2022

US construction & real estate industry sees a drop of 11.25% in deal activity in February 2022

By Carmen

US construction & real estate industry saw a drop of 11.25% in overall deal activity during February 2022, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by Monarch Alternative Capital’s $5.93bn private equity deal with Paramount Group, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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A total of 71 deals worth $27.3bn were announced in February 2022, compared with the 12-month average of 80 deals.

M&A was the leading category in the month in terms of volume with 44 deals, which accounted for 62% of all deals.

In second place was venture financing with 14 deals, followed by private equity with 13 transactions, respectively accounting for 19.7% and 18.3% of overall deal activity in the US technology industry during the month.

In terms of value of deals, private equity was the leading deal category in the US construction & real estate industry with total deals worth $20.53bn, while M&A and venture financing deals totalled $6.41bn and $334.23m respectively.

US construction & real estate industry deals in February 2022: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate industry deals accounted for 85.3% of the overall value during February 2022.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $23.26bn, against the overall value of $27.3bn recorded for the month.

The top five construction & real estate industry deals of February 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Monarch Alternative Capital $5.93bn private equity deal with Paramount Group

2) The $5.8bn acquisition of Preferred Apartment Communities by Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust

3) Dubilier & Rice and Clayton $4.28bn private equity deal for 51% stake in Cornerstone Building Brands

4) The $3.8bn private equity of Capital Automotive Real Estate Services by Ares Alternative Credit and Ares Real Estate Group

5) KPS Capital Partners $3.45bn private equity deal with Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope

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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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