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February 17, 2021

Power industry deals total $11.72bn globally in January 2021

By Baghmar P

Total power industry deals worth $11.72bn were announced globally for January 2021, with the $2.05bn private equity deal with Duke Energy Indiana being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 43.4% over the previous month of $20.71bn and a drop of 13.3% when compared with the last 12-month average of $13.51bn.

In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a rise of 3.80% with 164 deals in January 2021 when compared to the last 12-month average of 158 deals.

In value terms, North America led the activity with deals worth $7.33bn in January 2021.

Power industry deals in January 2021: Top deals

The top five deals accounted for 63.2% of the overall value during January 2021.

The combined value of the top five deals stood at $7.41bn, against the overall value of $11.72bn recorded for the month.

The top five power industry deals of January 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) GIC’s $2.05bn private equity deal with Duke Energy Indiana

2) The $1.98bn acquisition of Adani Green Energy by Total

3) The $1.6bn merger of ArcLight Clean Transition and Proterra

4) The $961m private equity deal of Atlantic Power by I Squared Capital

5) Aker Horizons’ acquisition deal with Mainstream Renewable Power for $814.88m.

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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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