The AES Corp.

4300 Wilson Boulevard, 11th Floor,
Arlington, Vermont 22203
United States,
(703) 522-1315
www.aes.com

The AES Corp. is a power company that owns and operates a diverse and growing portfolio of electricity generation and distribution businesses, which provide reliable, affordable energy to customers in 21 countries. AES understands that a reliable, affordable supply of electricity is essential to human progress, economic growth, public health and security.

M&A Summary

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 8 - - 1 - 1 10
vol $8.6B $853M $9.5B
Sell (0.8/yr) # 6 - 3 1 - - 10
vol $540M $54M $108M $702M
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Largest DPL, Inc.
$4.7B (2011-11-28)
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Largest CILCORP, Inc.
$540M (2002-04-29)

According to our data here at Mergr, The AES has acquired 11 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 10 assets.

The AES’s largest acquisition to date was in 2011, when it acquired DPL for $4.7B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2002, when it sold CILCORP to Ameren for $540M. The AES has acquired in 8 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include renewable energy (30%) and electrical equipment (20%).

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, 5 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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