Total Power industry M&A deals worth $3.46bn were announced globally in April 2022, led by Shell Overseas Investments ‘ $1.55bn of Solenergi Power , according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 70.4% over the previous month of $2.03bn and a drop of 52.5% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $7.28bn.

Comparing M&A deals value in different regions of the globe, Asia-Pacific held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $2.39bn. At the country level, the India topped the list in terms of deal value at $1.55bn.

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

The top country in terms of M&A deals activity in April 2022 was the US with 14 deals, followed by the UK with four and Japan with three.

In 2022, as of , Power M&A deals worth were announced globally, marking an increase of 75.8% year on year.

Power industry M&A deals in April 2022: Top deals

The top five M&A deals accounted for 90.5% of the overall value during April 2022.

The combined value of the top five Power M&A deals stood at $3.13bn, against the overall value of $3.46bn recorded for the month.

The top five Power industry M&A deals of April 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Shell Overseas Investments $1.55bn acquisition deal with Solenergi Power

2) The $580m acquisition of Dynapower by Sensata Technologies Holding

3) SM Investments $415.41m acquisition deal for 81% stake in Philippine Geothermal Production

4) The $371.7m acquisition of Jiangsu Yunshan Green Energy by Jiangsu Expressway

5) Archaea Infrastructure $215m acquisition deal with NextGen Power Holdings