BDO Analysis: Construction Tech M&A – A New Frontier But The Same Old Song?

December 2018

Explosive growth in the number of construction technology start-ups is mirrored by increasing M&A activity. Analysis of data from the BDO M&A database shows that construction companies are increasingly involved, making more, and larger, construction technology acquisitions.

Technology companies are also increasingly active in the space, and their M&A focus seems different than construction companies’; a situation that could potentially relegate construction companies to customers rather than suppliers of construction technology.