Analysis of the key themes driving M&A activity reveals that environmental sustainability accounted for 18 industrial goods & machinery deals announced in Q1 2023, worth a total value of $314.2m. The $255.8m minority acquisition of Shanghai Electromechanical Design and Research Institute by Shanghai Electric Group was the industry’s largest disclosed deal. GlobalData’s Construction Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Deals report for Q2 2023 uncovers key trends behind the Construction Industry M&A deals and helps gain a comprehensive understanding of the disruptive themes driving most notable to deals. Buy the report here.

In value terms, environmental sustainability-related deal activity decreased by 15% in Q1 2023 compared with the previous quarter’s total of $370.8m and rose by 891% as compared to Q1 2022. Related deal volume increased by 13% in Q1 2023 versus the previous quarter and was 800% higher than in Q1 2022.

The top-ranked financial advisors supporting these M&A deals in Q1 2023 were AECOM; AFRY; JPMorgan Chase & Co with 1, 1, 1 deals respectively.

The top-ranked legal advisors supporting these M&A deals in Q1 2023 were ADVANT Altana; Jeantet & Associates; Lewis Silkin with 1, 1, 1 deals respectively.

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GlobalData’s Deals Database tracks global deal activity, including mergers, acquisitions, capital raising, strategic alliances, and licensing agreements. Proprietary analysis is used to group deals into key thematic areas and granular sectors across the world’s largest industries.

This analysis considers only announced and completed deals from the GlobalData financial deals database and excludes all terminated and rumoured deals. Deal type includes Acquisition, Asset transactions and Mergers.