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September 19, 2022

Europe’s power industry saw a rise of 1.96% in deal activity during July 2022

By Carmen

Europe’s power industry saw a rise of 1.96% in deal activity during July 2022, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by Ardian’s $1.42bn acquisition of GreenYellow, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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A total of 52 power industry deals worth $2.9bn were announced for the region in July 2022, against the 12-month average of 51 deals.

Of all the deal types, M&A saw most activity in July 2022 with 28 transactions, representing a 53.9% share for the region.

In second place was private equity with 12 deals, followed by venture financing deals with 12 transactions, respectively capturing a 23.1% and 23.1% share of the overall deal activity for the month.

In terms of value of deals, private equity was the leading category in Europe’s power industry with $1.76bn, while M&A and venture financing deals totalled $990.02m and $109.9m, respectively.

Europe power industry deals in July 2022: Top deals

The top five power deals accounted for 91.5% of the overall value during July 2022.

The combined value of the top five power deals stood at $2.61bn, against the overall value of $2.9bn recorded for the month.

The top five power industry deals of July 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Ardian’s $1.42bn private equity deal with GreenYellow

2) The $702.93m acquisition of Ostwind Engineering,Ostwind Erneuerbare Energien,Ostwind International and Ostwindpark Rotmainquelle GmbHKG by Orsted

3) Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s $225m private equity deal with Octopus Energy Group

4) The $142.97m acquisition of Titan 2020 by Galp Energia

5) SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust’s $119.36m acquisition deal with United Utilities Renewable Energy

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Verdict deals analysis methodology

This analysis considers only announced and completed 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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