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May 23, 2022updated 26 May 2022 7:16am

Power industry M&A deals total $3.46bn globally in April 2022

By Carmen

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

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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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