DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/94wf5q/power_quarterly) has announced the addition of the "Power Quarterly Deals Analysis: M&A and Investment Trends - Q4 2012" report to their offering.
M&A and Investment Activity Declined in Power Industry in Q4 2012
The authors's Power Quarterly Deals Analysis: M&A and Investment Trends - Q4 2012 report is an essential source of data on and trend analysis of the mergers and acquisitions (M&As) and financing 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 2012.
The report presents 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 private equity (PE), venture capital (VC) and advisory firms in the power industry.
The authors derived the data presented in this report from proprietary in-house deals database and primary and secondary research.
M&As Decreased Marginally In Power Industry In Q4 2012
M&As, which include change in ownership and control of companies (The authors does not consider this value as a new investment in the market) in the power industry, recorded a marginal decrease of 5% from $11.3 billion in Q3 2012 to $10.8 billion in Q4 2012. The approval of Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs of India to sell 9.5% stake in NTPC, a power utility company, for approximately $2.4 billion; and Toshiba's agreement to acquire 20% stake in Westinghouse Electric from Shaw Group for $1.6 billion were some of the high-value deals recorded in Q4 2012. The number of M&A deals also decreased 26% to 76 in Q4 2012 from 103 in Q3 2012.
Substantial M&A activity was recorded in North America and Europe, accounting for 45% and 29% of the total M&A deals respectively in Q4 2012. M&A value in Europe decreased substantially from $3 billion in Q3 2012 to $1.6 billion in Q4 2012. North America also demonstrated similar trend with M&A values decreasing from $5.7 billion in Q3 2012 to $4.5 billion in Q4 2012. Asia-Pacific reported a considerable increase in deal value from $1.8 billion in Q3 2012 to $4.3 billion in Q4 2012, while the number of M&A deals decreased from 20 in Q3 2012 to 15 in Q4 2012.
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