Total power industry cross border deals worth $15bn were announced globally for September 2021, with the $11.08bn private equity deal with AusNet Services being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 127.2% over the previous month of $6.62bn and a rise of 105.5% when compared with the last 12-month average of $7.32bn.

In terms of number of cross border deals, the sector saw a drop of 13.95% with 37 deals in September 2021 when compared to the last 12-month average of 43 deals.

In value terms, Asia-Pacific led the activity with cross border deals worth $14.01bn in September 2021.

power industry cross border deals in September 2021: Top deals

The top five cross border deals accounted for 88.5% of the overall value during September 2021.

The combined value of the top five cross border deals stood at $13.31bn, against the overall value of $15bn recorded for the month.

The top five power industry cross border deals of September 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Brookfield Asset Management $11.08bn private equity deal with AusNet Services

2) The $1.58bn acquisition of 27% stake in Aboitiz Power by JERAInc

3) Pentair $255m acquisition deal with Pleatco

4) The $225m acquisition of Centelsa by Nexans

5) Chart Industries and I Squared Capital $171.27m acquisition deal with HTEC Hydrogen Technology & Energy