Gone with the wind: Orsted sells domestic utility unit in $3.2bn deal to SEAS-NVE

Oersted A/S [CPH:ORSTED] – Market Cap as of 06/10/2019 DKK 264.25bn (USD 38.85bn) Intro On September 18th 2019 Orsted, the largest energy company in Denmark, signed an agreement to sell its domestic utility business to SEAS-NVE, a customer owned Danish energy company. Orsted has announced its divestment plan over a year ago, as an attempt […]

Another Alternative to Grow in the US Energy Market: Sempra Energy to Acquire Oncor for $18.8bn

Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) – market cap as of 16/09/2017: $29.39bn Introduction On August 20, 2017, Sempra Energy announced an agreement to acquire the 80% stake that Energy Future Holdings Corporation holds in Oncor Electric Delivery Company. The deal agreement ends a series of bids from relevant players, with Sempra being the fourth public suitor for […]

Iberdrola responds to Spanish austerity measures: UIL acquired in a $3bn deal

UIL Holdings Corp.; market cap (as of 27/02/15): US$2.86bn Iberdrola SA; market cap (as of 27/02/15): US$43.5bn   Introduction  On February 26, Iberdrola SA, Spain’s largest electricity company, agreed to buy UIL Holdings Corp. in a deal valued at about US$3bn in cash and shares. With the acquisition, Iberdrola plans on merging its American subsidiary […]