Total power industry M&A deals in July 2019 worth $3.97bn were announced in the US, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 242.2% over the previous month and a rise of 0.3% when compared with the last 12-month average of $3.96bn.

The US held a 47.5% share of the global power industry M&A deal value that totalled $8.36bn in July 2019.

In terms of deal activity, the US recorded 30 deals during July 2019, marking an increase of 42.9% over the previous month and a drop of 3.5% over the 12-month average.

The US power industry M&A deals in July 2019: Top deals

The top three power industry M&A deals accounted for 100% of the overall value during July 2019.

The combined value of the top three power M&A deals stood at $3.97bn, against the overall value of $3.97bn recorded for the month.

The top three power industry deals of July 2019 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Public Serviceof Oklahoma and Southwestern Electric Power’s $2bn asset transaction with Invenergy

2) The $1.25bn asset transaction with Veolia Energy North America Holdings by Antin Infrastructure Partners

3) TerraForm Power’s $720m asset transaction with AltaGas


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.