North American power and utilities deals insights: Q1 2017

July 2016

Infrastructure and inbound investments continue

In the first quarter of 2017, we saw continued focus on infrastructure as an investment thesis – including the largest deal of the quarter – as well as continued interest from Canadian investors in US-based targets. There were two inbound deals in the quarter representing $7.2 billion or 56 percent of total deal value. Renewable deal activity also held strong, accounting for nine of the 16 total deals in the quarter.


Closer look at key trends and highlights

Overall, Q1 2017 was a stronger quarter than the prior quarter with deal volume up by 60 percent and deal value by 46 percent. However, deal activity was significantly down from Q1 2016 with a 27 percent decline in deal volume and 69 percent decline in deal value.

In our report, we take a closer look at the largest transaction of the quarter and give you a snapshot of the top 10 deals of Q1 2017

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Jeremy Fago
US Power and Utilities Deals and Valuation Leader
Tel: +1 (720) 931 7285

Rob McCeney
US Energy & Infrastructure Deals Partner
Tel: +1 (713) 356 6600

Kenyon Willhoit
US Power & Utilities Deals Director
Tel: +1 (720) 931 7462

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