Analysis of the key themes driving M&A activity reveals that environmental sustainability accounted for 301 power deals announced in Q1 2023, worth a total value of $25.5bn. The $7.5bn acquisition of Evoqua Water Technologies by Xylem was the industry’s largest disclosed deal. GlobalData’s Power Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Deals by Top Themes report provides an overview of the global M&A activity in the power sector and analyzes the disruptive themes driving these deals. Buy the report here.
In value terms, environmental sustainability-related deal activity decreased by 29% in Q1 2023 compared with the previous quarter’s total of $36bn and rose by 715% as compared to Q1 2022. Related deal volume decreased by 4% in Q1 2023 versus the previous quarter and was 584% higher than in Q1 2022.
The top-ranked financial advisors supporting these M&A deals in Q1 2023 were Ernst & Young Global; Goldman Sachs Group; Guggenheim Partners with 3, 3, 3 deals respectively.
The top-ranked legal advisors supporting these M&A deals in Q1 2023 were Watson Farley & Williams; CMS Legal Services EEIG; Kirkland & Ellis with 6, 4, 4 deals respectively.
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