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Smart grid transactions fell sharply in the electricity sector in H2 2021

In the second half of 2021, the number of smart grid-related transactions declined significantly by 42.9% compared to the same period in 2020. This marks an acceleration in growth compared to the 43.5% decline in transactions that occurred in the first half of 2021, compared to the same period. period a year earlier.

GlobalData’s Transactions Database examines the mergers, acquisitions, and venture capital and private equity investments that take place daily between thousands of companies around the world.

During the second half of 2021, smart grid transactions accounted for 5.8% of all transactions in the sector. This represents an increase from the 2.8% figure in the second half of 2020.

GlobalData’s thematic approach to sector activity seeks to bring together key company investment information to see which industries are best positioned to deal with the issues they may face.

These themes, of which the smart grid is a part, are best thought of as “any issue that keeps a CEO up at night”, and by tracking them it becomes possible to determine which companies are leading the way on specific issues and which have some work to do.

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