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August 29, 2022

North America’s power industry saw a rise of 1.69% in deal activity during July 2022

By Carmen

North America’s power industry saw a rise of 1.69% in deal activity during July 2022, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by MasTec’s $1.1bn acquisition of Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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A total of 60 power industry deals worth $4.7bn were announced for the region in July 2022, against the 12-month average of 59 deals.

Of all the deal types, M&A saw most activity in July 2022 with 27 transactions, representing a 45% share for the region.

In second place was venture financing with 21 deals, followed by private equity deals with 12 transactions, respectively capturing a 35% and 20% share of the overall deal activity for the month.

In terms of value of deals, private equity was the leading category in North America’s power industry with $3.15bn, while M&A and venture financing deals totalled $1.15bn and $424.35m, respectively.

North America power industry deals in July 2022: Top deals

The top five power deals accounted for 77.2% of the overall value during July 2022.

The combined value of the top five power deals stood at $3.64bn, against the overall value of $4.7bn recorded for the month.

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

1) MasTec $1.1bn acquisition deal with Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives

2) The $894m private equity of Midland Cogeneration VenturePartnership by Capital Power and Manulife Infrastructure Fund II

3) BlackRock Real Assets $700m private equity deal with Vanguard Renewables

4) The $500m private equity of Budderfly by Partners Group

5) Global Emerging Markets $450m private equity deal with Energy Exploration 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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