REIT Consolidation: Aggressive M&A Market To Peak In 2018? July 25, 2018

Bisnow | July 18, 2018

Corporate consolidation through mergers and acquisitions is heating up as real estate firms look for ways to scale and source deals in the current low-yield environment. Both public-to-public and public-to-private M&As are on the rise, according to data from LaSalle Investment Management Securities, though there is a divide between the number of deals closed so far this year compared to 2017 and the value of those deals.  Last year, a total of 21 deals were completed compared to the eight that have closed as of June 30 — however, those eight transactions are valued at $65B compared to last year’s total $55B…


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