Evergy Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Utilities Company

Evergy has acquired 2 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 1 asset.

Evergy’s largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired Westar Energy for $12.2B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2008, when it sold Strategic Energy to Direct Energy for $300M. Evergy has acquired in 2 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include energy services and equipment (50%) and utilities (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity3
    • M&A Buy Activity2
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1
  • M&A Advisors 2

Evergy, Inc.

1200 Main Street,
Kansas City, Missouri 64105
United States,
(816) 556-2200
www.evergyinc.com

Evergy, Inc. is the holding company of Kansas City Power & Light Company and KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations Company, two of the regulated providers of electricity in the Midwest. Kansas City Power & Light Company and KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations Company use KCP&L as a brand name. Evergy was formed in 1919 and is based in Kansas City, Missouri.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 1 1 - - - - 2
vol $1.7B $12.2B $13.9B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $300M $300M
  3

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Westar Energy, Inc. 2016-05-31 12.2B USD Add-on Acquisition
Topeka, Kansas · www.westarenergy.com
Strategic Energy LLC 2008-04-02 300M USD Divestiture
Tonawanda, New York
Aquila, Inc. 2007-02-07 1.7B USD Add-on Acquisition
Kansas City, Montana · www.aquila.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Aquila, Inc. 2007-02-07 Aquila Networks-WPC. 2007-02-07 1
Kansas City, Montana · www.aquila.com Pueblo, Colorado

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (50%) 1.7B (12%) 1 (100%) 300M (100%)
Utilities 1 (50%) 12.2B (88%) - -
Total 2 $13.9B 1 $300M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 2 13.9B 1 300M
  Montana 1 1.7B - -
  Kansas 1 12.2B - -
  New York - - 1 300M
Total 2 $13.9B 1 $300M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1
Legal Deals
Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $13.9B
TOTAL $13.9B
Largest Westar Energy, Inc.
$12.2B (2016-05-31)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $300M
TOTAL $300M
Largest Strategic Energy LLC
$300M (2008-04-02)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%

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