Europe’s construction & real estate industry saw a drop of 48.78% in deal activity during August 2022, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by United Endeavors Limited’s $408.77m acquisition of Linking Smart, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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A total of 42 construction & real estate industry deals worth $484.4m were announced for the region in August 2022, against the 12-month average of 82 deals.
Of all the deal types, M&A saw most activity in August 2022 with 34 transactions, representing an 81% share for the region.
In second place was private equity with four deals, followed by venture financing deals with four transactions, respectively capturing a 9.5% and 9.5% share of the overall deal activity for the month.
In terms of value of deals, M&A was the leading category in Europe’s construction & real estate industry with $477.02m, while venture financing and private equity deals totalled $6.6m and $0.76m, respectively.
Europe construction & real estate industry deals in August 2022: Top deals
The top five construction & real estate deals accounted for 97.1% of the overall value during August 2022.
The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $470.34m, against the overall value of $484.4m recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry deals of August 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) United Endeavors Limited’s $408.77m acquisition deal with Linking Smart
2) The $26.96m acquisition of Imobilia Tehno Tri by Primo Real Estate
3) Veidekke’s $20.62m acquisition deal with Constructa
4) The $9.01m acquisition of Grupo CHR by Urbas Grupo Financiero
5) Mears Group’s $4.97m acquisition deal with IRT Surveys