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M&A


Distress and Deals Continue to Persist in Energy Sector
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At the end of last year, the power market began to lose steam. The credit market wasn’t as strong as it was at the start of the year and many…


Great Plains Energy to Acquire Westar Energy in Deal Worth $12.2 Billion
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Kansas City–based Great Plains Energy has agreed to purchase Westar Energy—Kansas’ largest electric utility—in a combined cash and stock transaction with an enterprise value of about $12.2 billion. The deal…


Mergers and Acquisitions in the Power Sector Soar in 1Q 2016
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The volume and value of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the first quarter of this year have soared, according to the accounting and financial consulting firm PwC. According to PwC’s…


Southern Co. to Acquire Natural Gas Distribution Leader

Southern Co. and AGL Resources—the largest natural gas–only distribution company in the U.S.—have agreed to merge in a deal that will make AGL Resources a wholly-owned subsidiary of the giant…