Power is one of the world’s largest and most important industries. As populations continue to rise and cities expand, power is an increasingly necessary utility.
GlobalData’s ‘M&A in Power – Thematic Research’ report explores the most significant M&A activity in the last five years. Using expert research and comprehensive data, GlobalData is able to predict future M&A activity in the power industry, and identify key players to watch.
In the last five years, M&A activity in the power sector has been relatively strong. For example 2018 saw a total of $158 billion spent through 622 deals. In 2018, the largest announced M&A deal in the power sector was the acquisition of Innogy by E.On, at a value of $52.9 billion.
Data analysis reveals that coal-fired plants, renewables and gas-fired plants were prominent sources of M&A activity. As awareness of the environment improves and the search for clean energy continues, renewable energy sources such as wind, hydro and solar will be trending. The Paris Agreement is also a key factor. It is leading companies to attempt to meet critical goals pertaining to CO2 emissions.
Highlights of this report include:
- Understand M&A as a theme in the power industry
- Explore key trends and their effects on power companies
- Gain key insights into major deals in various sectors
- Use key data to predict acquisition targets and make better decisions
In this thematic report, GlobalData explores and compiles both historical and forecast data on M&A deals in the power industry. Readers gain exclusive trend data and insights into the industry, identifying key acquisition targets and building a broader understanding of the power industry and the significance of M&A deals on the sector.
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