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May 19, 2021

Power industry deals total $13.7bn globally in April 2021

By Baghmar P

Total power industry deals worth $13.7bn were announced globally for April 2021, with the $3.37bn private equity deal with Sempra Infrastructure Partners being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 49.2% over the previous month of $26.99bn and a drop of 18.8% when compared with the last 12-month average of $16.89bn.

In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a drop of 11.43% with 155 deals in April 2021 when compared to the last 12-month average of 175 deals.

In value terms, North America led the activity with deals worth $6.18bn in April 2021.

Power industry deals in April 2021: Top deals

The top five deals accounted for 60.9% of the overall value during April 2021.

The combined value of the top five deals stood at $8.36bn, against the overall value of $13.7bn recorded for the month.

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

1) KKRInc’s $3.37bn private equity deal for 20% stake with Sempra Infrastructure Partners

2) The $1.63bn asset transaction with Orsted by Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM)

3) Igua Saneamento’s $1.36bn asset transaction with Cedae (Statefor Water and Sewage of Rio de Janeiro)

4) The $1.26bn asset transaction deal of Helia Renovables Fcr by Northland Power

5) Nextera Energy Partners’ asset transaction deal with Brookfield Renewable Partners for $733m.

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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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