The 2014 Power & Renewables Deals outlook is the latest in our annual series in which we look at mergers and acquisitions activity in the power, utilities and renewables sector.
The power utilities sector is experiencing a period of huge transformation. Technology, finance and politics are all sources of disruptive change hitting the industry and this has been among the factors weighing on deals in 2013. Many uncertainties remain as we move into 2014 but we also see some encouraging trends that lead us, on balance, to anticipate upward deal momentum in the year ahead. In this section, we look at the influences on deals and specific expectations for power and renewables deal activity. In the later regional sections, we examine the deal outlook in each region.