Europe’s construction & real estate industry saw a rise of 3.75% in deal activity during May 2022, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by GIC and Greystar Real Estate Partners’ $4.17bn private equity deal with Student Roost, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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A total of 83 construction & real estate industry deals worth $12.1bn were announced for the region in May 2022, against the 12-month average of 80 deals.
Of all the deal types, M&A saw most activity in May 2022 with 59 transactions, representing a 71.1% share for the region.
In second place was private equity with 15 deals, followed by venture financing deals with nine transactions, respectively capturing an 18.1% and 10.8% share of the overall deal activity for the month.
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In terms of value of deals, M&A was the leading category in Europe’s construction & real estate industry with $9.54bn, while private equity and venture financing deals totalled $2.49bn and $41.92m, respectively.
Europe construction & real estate industry deals in May 2022: Top deals
The top five construction & real estate deals accounted for 97.2% of the overall value during May 2022.
The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $11.73bn, against the overall value of $12.1bn recorded for the month.
The top five construction & real estate industry deals of May 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) GIC and Greystar Real Estate Partners $4.17bn private equity deal with Student Roost
2) The $3.06bn acquisition of Deutsche EuroShop by Hercules BidCo
3) Inclusive Capital Partners $2.41bn private equity deal with Countryside Partnerships
4) The $1.85bn acquisition of Secure Income REIT by LXi REIT
5) CRIF $254.88m acquisition deal with Innolva and ReValuta