Total power industry deals for September 2019 worth $12.02bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked an increase of 167.4% over the previous month and a rise of 7.4% when compared with the last 12-month average of $11.19bn.
In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a drop of 7.3% over the last 12-month average with 139 deals against the average of 150 deals.
In value terms, South and Central America led the activity with deals worth $4.52bn.
Power industry deals in September 2019: Top deals
The top three power deals accounted for 62.5% of the overall value during September 2019.
The combined value of the top three power deals stood at $7.51bn, against the overall value of $12.02bn recorded for the month.
The top three power industry deals of September 2019 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) China Yangtze Power International (Hong Kong)’s $3.59bn acquisition of Inland Energy SAC, Luz Del Sur SAA and Tecsur
2) The $3.15bn acquisition of Radius Elnet by SEAS-NVE Holding
3) Northland Power’s $772.85m acquisition of Empresa De Energia De Boyaca.
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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