Overall, deal activity increased in Q3 2016 as compared to the previous quarter and same time last year. Pipeline and transmission infrastructure led deal value and volume as deal makers seized on opportunities to support changing generation and natural gas supply dynamics. The deal environment continues to remain strong in 2016, with Q3 2016 reflecting the highest quarterly deal value seen in recent years.
While there were 22 deals this quarter, six mega deals helped to drive value, accounting for 95 percent of total deal value. In our quarterly report, learn more about these mega deals and other key transactions. We’re here to help power and utility companies and private equity firms optimize deals, including identifying acquisition or divestiture candidates, developing strategies for capturing post-deal profits and much more.