Global Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Deals in 2021 – Top Themes in the Construction Sector – Thematic Research

Pages: 28 Published: February 08, 2022 Report Code: GDMA-TR-M020AD

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The M&A deal value in the year 2020 under the construction sector was $354 billion. It grew by over 43% in the year 2021. In terms of deal volume, there was growth of 14%, with the number of deals rising to 3,887 in 2021 from 3,411 in 2020. The largest sub-sector, real estate, recorded a more than 70% jump in M&A deal value. Project finance & services was found to be the fastest growing sector, with a significant increase in M&A deal value. All regions except APAC and China reported an increase in deal value in 2021, as compared to the year 2020.

Overview of the global M&A deals in the construction sector

Overview of the global M&A deals in the construction sector

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What are the market dynamics in the construction sector?

Digitalization is a broad term encompassing several technology themes such as AI, data analytics, the Internet of Things (IoT), and other tech themes that aid businesses. Digital technologies can be used to improve health and safety, efficiency, recovery, and productivity for mining companies. For example, the falling price of sensors and improved computing power is enabling construction companies to implement IoT across the value chain. The report predicts that spending on IoT in construction will reach over $9 billion by 2025. For an industry that has large sites to manage, strict project timelines, hazardous working conditions, and tight profit margins, IoT can create a manageable view of sites for project managers, streamline operations, and protect workers.

Which are the key regions in the merger & acquisitions deal activity in the construction sector?

The key regions in the merger & acquisitions deal activity in the construction sector in 2021 are North America, Europe, China, South & Central America, the Middle East & Africa, and APAC Ex-China. All regions except APAC and China reported an increase in deal value in 2021, compared to the previous year.

Global M&A deals in the construction sector, by key regions

Global M&A deals in the construction sector, by key regions

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What are the key sub-sectors in the M&A deal activity in the construction sector?

The key sub-sectors in the M&A deal activity in the construction sector are real estate, construction contractors, products & materials, construction equipment, energy utilities, telecoms, front-end engineering, design services, surveying, architecture & design, and project finance & services.

What are the biggest themes driving global M&A deals in the construction sector?

The biggest themes that are driving global M&A deals in the construction sector include the Internet of Things, smart cities, building information modeling (BIM), emerging economies, modular construction, ESG – environmental, China impact, COVID-19. Digitalization, ESG, and modular construction are the top themes that are driving global M&A deals in the construction sector.

Which are the key players driving global M&A deals in the construction sector?

The key players that are driving global M&A deals in the construction sector in 2021 include State Bank of India, Greystar Real Estate, Securitas, Sika, Assa Abloy, The Blackstone Group, APi Group, Brookfield Business, Westlake Chemical, Martin Marietta Materials, DSV, Corem Property Group and Slate Real Estate Capital I.

Global M&A deals in the construction sector, by key players

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Market Report Scope

Deal Value (2020) $354 billion
Key regions North America, Europe, China, South & Central America, the Middle East & Africa, and APAC Ex-China.
Key themes Internet of things, smart cities, building information modeling (BIM), emerging economies, ESG -environmental, China impact, COVID-19, digitalization, ESG and modular construction.
Key sub-sectors Real estate, construction contractors, products & materials, construction equipment, energy utilities, telecoms, front-end engineering, and design services, surveying, architecture & design, and project finance & services.
Key companies State Bank of India, Greystar Real Estate, Securitas, Sika, Assa Abloy, The Blackstone Group, APi Group, Brookfield Business, Westlake Chemical, Martin Marietta Materials, DSV, Corem Property Group and Slate Real Estate Capital I.

Scope

  • This report provides an overview of merger and acquisition activity globally in 2021 in construction sector.
  • It identifies the themes driving most notable to deals announced in 2021 in the construction sector.

Reasons to Buy

  • Companies who invest in the right themes become success stories; those who miss the big themes end up as failures. If you want to understand the themes that drive an industry, simply look at the list of recent mergers and acquisitions (M&A).
  • In this report we have listed down the most notable deals in construction sector to make it easy for our clients to get a view of themes disrupting the sector and prepare for the future.

Key Players

State Bank of India

Greystar Real Estate

Securitas

Sika

Assa Abloy

The Blackstone Group

APi Group

Brookfield Business

Westlake Chemical

Martin Marietta Materials

DSV

Corem Property Group

Slate Real Estate Capital I

Trubnaya Metallurgicheskaya Kompaniya

CDP Equity

Macquarie Infrastructure

Blackstone Infrastructure

Quikrete

Stone Point Capital

Insight Partners

Holcim

JSW Cement Limited

The Finger Companies

Stanley Black and Decker

Master Builders Solutions Deutschland

Spectrum Brands

The Chamberlain Group

Chubb Fire & Security

Modulaire Group

Boral Industries

Lehigh Hanson

Agility Public Warehousing

Klovern

Annaly Capital Management

ChelPipe

Autostrade per l’Italia

Forterra

CoreLogic

Firestone Building Products Company

Valeo

Woolpert

Digital Envoy

Quantela

Everhome Realty

Frontier Digital Ventures

Loft Holdings

Panorama

Scout24

HSBC Institutional Trust Services

PLC 8

TX Group

WSP Global

Hitachi

Lvjing Holding

IntelliAgent

LSL Property Services

CasaiQ

AFRY

Planet Holding

Zhuhai Singyes Green Construction Technology

Siemens

AAM

X-Mode Social

CIMCON Lighting

Alpha Wastewater

Hoppler

CredPago

Azoom

Zenhomes

Ascendas Fusion 5

Immowelt

B+P Baurealisation

GlobalLogic

Sanhe Yali

Naberly Solutions

Mortgage Gym

Paragon Mobile

ProTAK Systems

Djungle

Beijing Guanya Weiye Civil Construction Design

Table of Contents

Global M&A deals in 2021 – Key takeaways

Review of global M&A deals in 2021

Themes driving global M&A deals in 2021

Appendices

Frequently Asked Questions

The key regions in the M&A deal activity in the construction sector are North America, Europe, China, South, and Central America, the Middle East and Africa, and APAC Ex-China.

The biggest themes that are driving global M&A deals in the construction sector include the Internet of things, smart cities, building information modeling (BIM), emerging economies, ESG -environmental, China impact, COVID-19, digitalization, ESG and modular construction.

The key sub-sectors in the M&A deal activity in the construction sector are real estate, construction contractors, products & materials, construction equipment, energy utilities, telecoms, front-end engineering, and design services, surveying, architecture & design, and project finance & services.

The key companies that are driving global M&A deals in the construction sector include State Bank of India, Greystar Real Estate, Securitas, Sika, Assa Abloy, The Blackstone Group, APi Group, Brookfield Business, Westlake Chemical, Martin Marietta Materials, DSV, Corem Property Group, and Slate Real Estate Capital I.

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