Led by $6.23bn acquisition of Ambuja Cements, Asia-Pacific’s construction & real estate industry saw a drop of 4.36% in deal activity during Q2 2022, when compared to the last four-quarter average, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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A total of 181 deals worth $22.9bn were announced for the region during Q2 2022, against the last four-quarter average of 189.25 deals.

Of all the deal types, M&A saw most activity in Q2 2022 with 137 deals, representing a 75.7% share for the region.

In second place was venture financing with 26 deals, followed by private equity deals with 18 transactions, respectively capturing a 14.4% and 9.9% share of the overall deal activity for the quarter.

In terms of value of deals, M&A was the leading category in Asia-Pacific’s construction & real estate industry with $20.3bn, while private equity and venture financing deals totalled $2.4bn and $193.42m, respectively.

Asia-Pacific construction & real estate industry deals in Q2 2022: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate deals accounted for a 57.1% share of the overall value during Q2 2022.

The combined value of the top five deals stood at $13.08bn, against the overall value of $22.9bn recorded for the quarter.

1) Adani Group $6.23bn acquisition deal for 63.1% stake in Ambuja Cements

2) The $2.57bn acquisition of 26% stake in Ambuja Cements by Adani Group

3) China Railway Group $1.64bn acquisition deal for 33.5% stake in Yunnan Dianzhong Water Diversion Engineering

4) The $1.45bn acquisition of 26% stake in ACC by Adani Group

5) IndInfravit Trust $1.2bn acquisition deal with Gorakhpur Infrastructure,Kosi Bridge InfrastructureLimited,Mumbai Nasik Expressway,Rayalseema Expressway and Simhapuri Expressway