Market Research Report
Power Quarterly Deals Analysis: M&A and Investment Trends - Q4 2017
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|Published||Content info||75 Pages
|Power Quarterly Deals Analysis: M&A and Investment Trends - Q4 2017|
|Published: February 12, 2018||Content info: 75 Pages||
GlobalData's "Power Quarterly Deals Analysis: M&A and Investment Trends - Q4 2017", report is an essential source of data and trend analysis on the mergers and acquisitions (M&As) and financings in the power industry. The report provides detailed information on M&As, equity/debt offerings, private equity (PE), venture financing and partnership transactions recorded in the power industry in Q4 2017. The report portrays detailed comparative data on the number of deals and their value in the last five quarters, categorized into deal types, segments and geographies. The report also provides information on the top PE, venture capital (VC) and advisory firms in the power industry.
GlobalData derived the data presented in this report from proprietary in-house Power eTrack deals database and primary and secondary research.
The power industry registered a decrease in the number of deals and in deal value in Q4 2017. The market registered 820 deals worth US$124.6 billion in Q4 2017, as compared to 835 deals worth US$168 billion in Q3 2017. Asset transactions in the power industry constituted the largest segment with 162 deals which accounted for 20% of the total deals in Q4 2017 followed by M&As with 161 deals representing 19% and asset finance with 153 deals during the same period. North America registered a decrease in the number of deals and in deal value with 222 deals worth US$37 billion in Q4 2017, as compared to 247 deals worth US$89.8 billion in Q3 2017. Solar energy market topped the table in the number of deals with 328 in Q4 2017, followed by wind energy and fossil fuel markets with 237 and 150 deals, respectively. Credit Suisse Group AG was ranked at the top of the M&A advisory table for advising on acquisitions, divestures and mergers of power companies and assets with 14 M&A transactions worth US$9.4 billion in the power industry between Q4 2016 and Q4 2017.
Table 16 Power Industry, Global, Top PIPE Deals (US$m), Q4 2017 25