Led by $2.41bn private equity deal with Countryside Partnerships, Europe’s construction & real estate industry saw a drop of 5.57% in cross border 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 89 cross border deals worth $3.3bn were announced for the region during Q2 2022, against the last four-quarter average of 94.25 deals.

Of all the deal types, M&A saw most activity in Q2 2022 with 59 deals, representing a 66.3% share for the region.

In second place was private equity with 21 deals, followed by venture financing deals with nine transactions, respectively capturing a 23.6% and 10.1% share of the overall cross border deal activity for the quarter.

In terms of value of cross border deals, private equity was the leading category in Europe’s construction & real estate industry with $3bn, while M&A and venture financing deals totalled $213.13m and $98.31m, respectively.

Europe construction & real estate industry cross border deals in Q2 2022: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate cross border deals accounted for a 90.4% share of the overall value during Q2 2022.

The combined value of the top five cross border deals stood at $2.99bn, against the overall value of $3.3bn recorded for the quarter.

1) Inclusive Capital Partners $2.41bn private equity deal with Countryside Partnerships

2) The $350m private equity of CNH Industrial by Industrial Opportunity Partners

3) Qatar Investment Authority $111m private equity deal for 36.5% stake in Sk Holdco

4) The $64.89m acquisition of 23.2% stake in Etalon Group by JSFC Sistema

5) Gurit $60.02m acquisition deal for 60% stake in Fiberline Composites