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Great expectations: Deal making in the renewable energy sector

Deal making in the renewable energy sector

With the energy sector under extraordinary pressure to perform, this report outlines the M&A opportunities the renewable energy sector has to offer the UK and beyond.

Adrian Scholtz

Partner, Head of Renewables

KPMG in the UK


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Based on a survey of 200 senior-level investors from Asia Pacific network of science and technology centres (ASPAC), EMA and the Americas; this report concludes that, overall, the future looks bright for M&A activity in the renewables sector - as does return on investment. However, investors should remain cautiously optimistic as there are still obstacles to be overcome and risks to mitigate.

Key findings

The report found that in the first half of 2017 deal volumes in the renewable energy sector have increased every year since 2010, with 198 deals (worth €22.5 billion) reported globally.

The UK, China, Germany, India and France are expected to see the biggest increases in renewable energy M&A activity over the next 12 months.

UK focus

From a UK perspective, the country is seen as an appealing target for renewable energy M&A. Read the full report now to find out what the hotspots for renewable energy M&A are, the innovations it is experiencing and the global policy matters which are impacting it.

Download our report: Great expectations - Deal making in the renewable energy sector


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