Asia-Pacific’s construction & real estate industry saw a drop of 6.15% in deal activity during March 2022, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by Qatar Investment Authority’s $1.92bn acquisition of PR1MAMalaysia (PR1MA), according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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A total of 61 construction & real estate industry deals worth $5.8bn were announced for the region in March 2022, against the 12-month average of 65 deals.
Of all the deal types, M&A saw most activity in March 2022 with 46 transactions, representing a 75.4% share for the region.
In second place was venture financing with ten deals, followed by private equity deals with five transactions, respectively capturing a 16.4% and 8.2% share of the overall deal activity for the month.
In terms of value of deals, M&A was the leading category in Asia-Pacific’s construction & real estate industry with $3.04bn, while private equity and venture financing deals totalled $2.72bn and $45.14m, respectively.
Asia-Pacific construction & real estate industry deals in March 2022: Top deals
The top five construction & real estate deals accounted for 83.02% of the overall value during March 2022.
The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $4.82bn, against the overall value of $5.8bn recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry deals of March 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) Qatar Investment Authority $1.92bn private equity deal with PR1MAMalaysia (PR1MA)
2) The $996.67m acquisition of Shanghai Fosun Bund Real Estate by Zhejiang Fosun Commercial Development
3) Hillhouse Investment and Warburg Pincus $800m private equity deal with JD Property
4) The $734.8m acquisition of 30% stake in Zinus by Hyundai Department Store
5) Aware Super $368.21m acquisition of 25% stake in Lendlease Retirement Living Trust