US construction & real estate industry saw a rise of 32.47% in overall deal activity during January 2022, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust’s $3.7bn acquisition of Resource REIT, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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A total of 102 deals worth $4.2bn were announced in January 2022, compared with the 12-month average of 77 deals.
M&A was the leading category in the month in terms of volume with 72 deals, which accounted for 70.6% of all deals.
In second place was private equity with 19 deals, followed by venture financing with 11 transactions, respectively accounting for 18.6% and 10.8% of overall deal activity in the US technology industry during the month.
In terms of value of deals, M&A was the leading deal category in the US construction & real estate industry with total deals worth $4.1bn, while venture financing and private equity deals totalled $63.36m and $40m respectively.
US construction & real estate industry deals in January 2022: Top deals
The top five construction & real estate industry deals accounted for 98.6% of the overall value during January 2022.
The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $4.14bn, against the overall value of $4.2bn recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry deals of January 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust $3.7bn acquisition deal with Resource REIT
2) The $195m acquisition of PETILLO by Sterling ConstructionInc
5) Byers Capital,Founders Fund,Initialized Capital,Khosla Ventures,LenX and Zigg Capital $30m venture financing deal with Culdesac
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.