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Global nuclear energy deals market: $11.8 billion valuation in Q1 2013

Press release   •   May 01, 2013 13:58 BST

M&As in the nuclear energy industry recorded a marginal increase in 2012. The number of merger and acquisition (M&A) deals in the nuclear energy industry registered a marginal increase of 2% and a substantial decrease of 74% in deal value $11.8 billion from 59 deals in 2012, as compared to $45.3 billion from 58 deals in 2011.

North America dominated the nuclear energy market with M&As, in the number of deals and deal value, reporting 27 deals worth $7.7 billion in 2012, followed by Asia-Pacific with 15 deals worth $3 billion in 2012.

Asset acquisition in the nuclear energy industry recorded a substantial decrease in the number of deals and deal value with 37 deals worth $651.3m in 2012, as compared to 77 deals worth $1 billion in 2011, reflecting a decrease of 52% in the number of deals and 37% in deal value.

North America accounted for 49% of the total deals in 2012, with 18 deals, followed by Asia-Pacific with 13 deals constituting 35% of total deals. In deal value Asia-Pacific topped table with $449m constituting 70% of total deal value in 2012, followed by North America with $191m constituting 29% of total deal value.

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