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May 30, 2022

Europe’s power industry saw a flat growth in cross border deal activity during April 2022

By Carmen

Europe’s power industry saw a flat growth in cross border deal activity during April 2022, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by KKRInc’s $2.52bn acquisition of Albioma, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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A total of 23 power industry cross border deals worth $3.6bn were announced for the region in April 2022, against the 12-month average of 23 deals.

Of all the deal types, M&A saw most activity in April 2022 with 11 transactions, representing a 47.8% share for the region.

In second place was private equity with six deals, followed by venture financing deals with six transactions, respectively capturing a 26.1% and 26.1% share of the overall cross border deal activity for the month.

In terms of value of cross border deals, private equity was the leading category in Europe’s power industry with $2.52bn, while venture financing and M&A deals totalled $908.82m and $130.76m, respectively.

Europe power industry cross border deals in April 2022: Top deals

The top five power cross border deals accounted for 96.9% of the overall value during April 2022.

The combined value of the top five power cross border deals stood at $3.45bn, against the overall value of $3.6bn recorded for the month.

The top five power industry cross border deals of April 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) KKRInc $2.52bn private equity deal with Albioma

2) The $652.6m venture financing of Enel by European Investment Bank

3) Blue Elephant Capital,btov Partners,eCAPITAL,Eurazeo,Haniel and Schuerfeld families and Porsche Ventures $217.53m venture financing deal with 1KOMMA5°

4) The $30m acquisition of Nispera by Fluence Energy

5) Borosil Renewables $29.78m acquisition deal with Interfloat

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Verdict deals analysis methodology

This analysis considers only announced and completed cross border deals from the GlobalData financial deals database and excludes all terminated and rumoured deals. Country and industry are defined according to the headquarters and dominant industry of the target firm. The term ‘acquisition’ refers to both completed deals and those in the bidding stage.

GlobalData tracks real-time data concerning all merger and acquisition, private equity/venture capital and asset transaction activity around the world from thousands of company websites and other reliable sources.

More in-depth reports and analysis on all reported deals are available for subscribers to GlobalData’s deals database.

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