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September 29, 2021

US construction & real estate industry sees a rise of 7.58% in deal activity in August 2021

US construction & real estate industry saw a rise of 7.58% in overall deal activity during August 2021, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by VICI Properties’ $17.2bn acquisition of MGM Growth Properties, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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A total of 71 deals worth $19.1bn were announced in August 2021, compared with the 12-month average of 66 deals.

M&A was the leading category in the month in terms of volume with 51 deals, which accounted for 71.8% of all deals.

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In second place was private equity with ten deals, followed by venture financing with ten transactions, respectively accounting for 14.1% and 14.1% 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 $17.85bn, while private equity and venture financing deals totalled $737.5m and $549.99m, respectively.

US construction & real estate industry deals in August 2021: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate industry deals accounted for 97.2% of the overall value during August 2021.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $18.6bn, against the overall value of $19.1bn recorded for the month.

The top five construction & real estate industry deals of August 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) VICI Properties $17.2bn acquisition deal with MGM Growth Properties

2) The $411m private equity of Select Interior Concepts by Sun Capital Partners

3) Daiwa House USA Holdings $408m acquisition deal for 80% stake in Castlerock Communities

4) The $326.5m private equity of Workspace Property Trust by Oak Hill Advisors

5) Akkadian Ventures,Signia Ventures and Zeev Ventures $250m venture financing deal with Reali

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