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“Power Quarterly Deals Analysis: M&A and Investment Trends – Q1 2013” is the new market research report added to ReportsnReports.com store.

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“Power Quarterly Deals Analysis: M&A and Investment Trends – Q1 2013” report is a reliable source of essential data and analysis of 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 registered in the power industry in Q1 2013. The report offers detailed comparative data on the number of deals and deal values in the last five quarters segregated into deal types, segments, and geographies. Besides, the report furnishes information on the top PE, venture capital (VC), and advisory firms in the power industry - http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/238420-power-quarterly-deals-analysis-ma-and-investment-trends-q1-2013.html.

M&A Activity Unchanged in Power Market in Q1 2013

M&As, which include change in ownership and control of companies, in the power industry remained unchanged with 119 deals each in Q4 2012 and Q1 2013. However, deal value registered a marginal increase from $17.7 billion in Q4 2012 to $18.1 billion in Q1 2013. On a year-on-year basis, M&As recorded a marginal increase in the number of deals and a decrease of 43% in deal value from 118 deals worth $31.6 billion in Q1 2012.

Europe remained the most attractive destination for M&As in Q1 2013. The region registered 46 deals worth $9.4 billion in Q1 2013, as compared to 37 deals worth $6.4 billion in Q4 2012, reflecting an increase of 24% in the number of deals and 48% in deal value.

The power industry recorded the highest number of M&A deals in the wind and solar segments with 25 deals each in Q1 2013, followed by hydro and energy efficiency segments with 12 and 10 deals respectively. In deal value, the hydro segment reported the highest deal value of $3.3 billion in Q1 2013, followed by fossil fuels segment with $2.7 billion.

Asset Financing Decreased In Power Industry In Q1 2013

Asset Transactions Decreased In Power Industry In Q1 2013

Capital Raising Through Debt Offerings Decreased In Q1 2013

The raising of capital, through debt offerings, registered a decrease in the number of deals and deal value with 92 deals worth $39.8 billion in Q1 2013, as compared to 97 deals worth $53.9 billion in Q4 2012, reflecting a decrease of 5% in number and 26% in value. On a year-on-year basis, debt offerings recorded a decrease of 14% in the number of deals and 37% in deal value from 107 deals worth $63.3 billion in Q1 2012.

Public debt offerings registered a decrease of 19% in the number of deals and 35% in deal value with 58 deals worth $29.1 billion in Q1 2013, as compared to 72 deals worth $45 billion in Q4 2012.

Private debt placements registered an increase of 20% in deal value with $10.7 billion in Q1 2013, as compared to $8.9 billion in Q4 2012. The number of deals also increased from 25 in Q4 2012 to 34 in Q1 2013.

The majority of the debt capital was raised by companies in Europe with 34 deals worth $25.2 billion in Q1 2013, followed by the companies in North America with 28 deals worth $5.7 billion and Asia-Pacific with 25 deals worth $6.6 billion.

Deals Decreased In North America And Increased In Europe In Q1 2013

North America recorded a decrease in the number of deals and deal value with 265 deals worth $37.9 billion in Q1 2013, as compared to 316 deals worth $56.8 billion in Q4 2012, reflecting a decrease of 16% in number and 33% in value. On a year-on-year basis, the number of deals registered a decrease of 26% from 357 in Q1 2012 and 29% in deal value from $53.4 billion in Q1 2012.

Europe registered an increase of 42% in deal value from $38.7 billion in Q4 2012 to $54.8 billion in Q1 2013. The large difference in deal value was due to some of the high value deals such as Energeticky A Prumyslovy’s acquisition of Slovak Gas from GDF Suez and E.ON for $3.48 billion and EDF’s private placement of 5.25% bonds for $3 billion recorded in Q1 2013. The number of deals also registered an increase of 13% with 219 in Q1 2013, as compared to 194 in Q4 2012.

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