Total power industry M&A deals in November 2020 worth $6.1bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 65.9% over the previous month and a drop of 30.9% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $8.83bn.

Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, Europe held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $3.54bn. At the country level, the US topped the list in terms of deal value at $1.74bn.

In terms of volumes, Europe emerged as the top region for power industry M&A deals globally, followed by North America and then Asia-Pacific.

The top country in terms of M&A deals activity in November 2020 was the US with 23 deals, followed by the UK with 12 and China with ten.

In 2020, as of the end of November 2020, power M&A deals worth $86.53bn were announced globally, marking a decrease of 3.6% year on year.

Power industry M&A deals in November 2020: Top deals

The top five power industry M&A deals accounted for 64.7% of the overall value during November 2020.

The combined value of the top five power M&A deals stood at $3.94bn, against the overall value of $6.1bn recorded for the month.

The top five power industry deals of November 2020 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) KKR &Inc and Nextera Energy Partners‘ $1.3bn asset transaction with NextEra Energy Resources

2) The $889.75m asset transaction with Proyectos de Instalaciones Electricas by Everwood Capital SGEIC

3) Greencoat UK Wind’s $860.49m asset transaction with RWE

4) The $469.89m acquisition of Industrie De Nora by Snam

5) Ancala Partners’ acquisition of Ence Energia S.L.U. for $423.24m.

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.