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Building Products & Services: a dynamic and increasingly active market

17 May 2018

The building products & services sector is experiencing unprecedented levels of M&A activity.

With more than 2,500 sector transactions over the last five years and double-digit growth in volumes over the last three years, the numbers reflect a confident and highly dynamic sector.

BDO’s latest sector insights publication focuses on M&A trends and sector dynamics.

Highlights include:

  • Strong, unabated growth in deal volumes across the globe
  • 26% of global transactions were cross-border
  • 20% of UK building products & services transactions had Private Equity investment?
  • Valuations paid and transaction volumes continue to increase across all sub-sectors
  • Infrastructure construction to rise by 6.3% in 2018 and 11.1% in 2019
  • Carillion’s failure should drive structural changes to benefit the sector
  • Embracing digital will improve productivity and future-proof businesses

To gain deeper insight into these trends please download the full report.

Please contact Mithun Patel or John Stephan for more information, or to request previous publications:

  • Private Equity in the Building Products Sector – analysis of returns and valuation
  • 2016 and 2017 annual Building Products & Services review
  • HVAC Insights
  • Plant Hire Insights
  • Windows & Doors Insights