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May 25, 2022

North America’s power industry saw a drop of 18.18% in deal activity during April 2022

By Carmen

North America’s power industry saw a drop of 18.18% in deal activity during April 2022, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by Sensata Technologies Holding’s $580m acquisition of Dynapower Co, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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A total of 45 power industry deals worth $1.7bn were announced for the region in April 2022, against the 12-month average of 55 deals.

Of all the deal types, venture financing saw most activity in April 2022 with 24 transactions, representing a 53.3% share for the region.

In second place was M&A with 15 deals, followed by private equity deals with six transactions, respectively capturing a 33.3% and 13.3% share of the overall deal activity for the month.

In terms of value of deals, M&A was the leading category in North America’s power industry with $939.5m, while venture financing and private equity deals totalled $553.02m and $229.5m, respectively.

North America power industry deals in April 2022: Top deals

The top five power deals accounted for 73.7% of the overall value during April 2022.

The combined value of the top five power deals stood at $1.27bn, against the overall value of $1.7bn recorded for the month.

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

1) Sensata Technologies Holding $580m acquisition deal with Dynapower Co

2) The $215m acquisition of NextGen Power Holdings by Archaea Infrastructure

3) Avenue Capital Group,Monarch Alternative Capital,Repsol and Suncor Energy $204.5m private equity deal with Enerkem

4) The $144.5m acquisition of SL Power Electronics by Advanced Energy Industries

5) BlackRock Financial Management,Blue Bear Capital,BP Ventures,Daishin Private Equity,GLy Capital Management,Octave Ventures and Riverstone Holdings $125m venture financing deal with FreeWire Technologies

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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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