Construction & real estate industry M&A deals in September 2019 total $13.52bn globally

31st October 2019 - Total construction & real estate industry M&A deals in September 2019 worth $13.52bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

The value marked an increase of 5.7% over the previous month and a rise of 13.7% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $11.89bn.

Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, Europe held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $6.68bn. At the country level, the US topped the list in terms of deal value at $3.44bn.

In terms of volumes, North America emerged as the top region for construction & real estate industry M&A deals globally, followed by Asia-Pacific and then Europe.

The top country in terms of M&A deals activity in September 2019 was the US with 47 deals, followed by China with 17 and Germany with 11.

In 2019, as of the end of September 2019, construction & real estate M&A deals worth $103.58bn were announced globally, marking a decrease of 58.5% year on year.

Construction & real estate industry M&A deals in September 2019: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate industry M&A deals accounted for 69.2% of the overall value during September 2019.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate M&A deals stood at $9.35bn, against the overall value of $13.52bn recorded for the month.

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

  1. Vonovia's $2.91bn acquisition of Hembla
  2. The $2.9bn acquisition of APi Group by J2 Acquisition
  3. Bovis Homes’ $1.36bn asset transaction with Galliford Try
  4. The $1.12bn acquisition of Aroundtown by TLG Immobilien
  5. Adler Real Estate's acquisition of ADO Group for $1.07bn.

Notes to Editors

This analysis considers only announced and completed deals from the GlobalData financial deals database and exclude all terminated and rumored 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.

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