Total construction & real estate industry cross border M&A deals worth $400.7m were announced globally in October 2022, led by Arcadis’ $229.88m acquisition of DPS Engineering, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 70.1% over the previous month of $1.34bn and a drop of 87.8% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $3.28bn.

Comparing cross border M&A deals value in different regions of the globe, Europe held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $400.65m. At the country level, the Ireland topped the list in terms of deal value at $229.88m.

In terms of volumes, Europe emerged as the top region for construction & real estate industry cross border M&A deals globally, followed by North America and then Middle East and Africa.

The top country in terms of cross border M&A deals activity in October 2022 was Germany with five deals, followed by the Italy with four and the UK with three.

In 2022, as of October, construction & real estate cross border M&A deals worth $24.64bn were announced globally, marking an increase of 45.4% year on year.

construction & real estate industry cross border M&A deals in October 2022: Top deals

The top five cross border M&A deals accounted for 100% of the overall value during October 2022.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate cross border M&A deals stood at $400.65m, against the overall value of $400.7m recorded for the month.

The top five construction & real estate industry cross border M&A deals of October 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Arcadis’s $229.88m acquisition deal with DPS Engineering

2) The $96.61m asset transaction of Bonava by G-Group

3) Strix’s $43.28m acquisition deal with Billi, Billi (UK) and Billi Australia

4) The $30.89m acquisition of DPI by Thermador Groupe

5) Sae-A Trading’s $0m acquisition deal for 90% stake in Ssangyong Engineering & Construction