CenterPoint Energy, Inc.

1111 Louisiana Street,
Houston, Texas 77002
United States,
(713) 207-1111
www.centerpointenergy.com

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. is a domestic energy delivery company that includes electric transmission & distribution, natural gas distribution and energy services operations. CenterPoint Energy owns and operates natural gas distribution systems. CenterPoint also offers variable and fixed-price physical natural gas supplies primarily to commercial and industrial customers and gas utilities. CenterPoint Energy, Inc. was formed in 1882 and is based in Houston, Texas.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 4 - - - 4 - 8
vol $275M $40M $315M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $3.7B $3.7B
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Largest Martin Midstream East Texas & Northwest Louisiana natural Gas Assets
$275M (2012-06-19)
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Largest Texas Genco Holdings, Inc.
$3.7B (2004-07-21)

According to our data here at Mergr, CenterPoint Energy has acquired 8 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 1 asset.

CenterPoint Energy’s largest acquisition to date was in 2012, when it acquired Martin Midstream East Texas & Northwest Louisiana natural Gas Assets for $275M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2004, when it sold Texas Genco Holdings to Hellman & Friedman for $3.7B. CenterPoint Energy has acquired in 5 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include energy services and equipment (50%) and oil/gas exploration (25%).

When analyzing the utilities sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 85 utilities companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 6 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 1 has acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic utilities acquirer over the past 3 years is Pennsylvania American Water, with 8 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the utilities sector over the past 3 years is First Reserve Corp. with 2 platform acquisitions.

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