Evergy Mergers and Acquisitions Summary


Evergy has acquired 2 companies. 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

Evergy 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 founded in 2017 and is based in Kansas City, Missouri.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $13.9B $13.9B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $300M $300M

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
Legal Deals
Bracewell LLP

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
Largest Strategic Energy LLC
$300M (2008-04-02)

M&A Connections

Divested to
1 (100%)

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