TransAlta Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Utilities Company

TransAlta has acquired 3 companies. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

TransAlta’s largest acquisition to date was in 2009, when it acquired Canadian Hydro Developers for $1.6B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2020, when it sold Pioneer Pipeline to TC Energy for $255M. TransAlta has acquired in 1 US state, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include electrical equipment (50%) and renewable energy (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity2
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8
  • M&A Advisors 2

TransAlta

TransAlta Corp.

110-12th Avenue SW, PO Box 1900,
Calgary, Alberta T2P 2M1
Canada,
(403) 267-7110
www.transalta.com

TransAlta is a power generation and wholesale marketing company focused on creating long-term shareholder value. TransAlta’s focus is to efficiently operate wind, hydro, natural gas and coal facilities in order to provide customers with a reliable, low-cost source of power. TransAlta was founded in 1909 and is based in Calgary, Canada.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $2.5B $2.5B
Sell (0.6/yr) # - - - - 3 - 3
vol $449M $449M
  5

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
TransAlta Corp. - Three MW Portfolio 2020-12-23 - Divestiture
Calgary, Alberta
TransAlta Corp. - Pioneer Pipeline 2020-10-01 194M CAD Divestiture
Calgary, Alberta
Pioneer Pipeline 2020-06-18 255M USD Divestiture
Calgary, Alberta
Canadian Hydro Developers, Inc. 2009-10-01 1.6B USD Add-on Acquisition
Calgary, Alberta
Trans-Elect Development Co. LLC 2006-05-12 866M USD Add-on Acquisition
Reston, Vermont · www.trans-elect.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
TransAlta Cogeneration, L.P.    - Meridian Cogeneration Plant 2011-02-28 1
Calgary, Alberta Lloydminster, Alberta

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Renewable Energy 1 (50%) 1.6B (65%) 1 (33%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (50%) 866M (35%) - -
Energy Services and Equipment - - 1 (33%) 255M (57%)
Utilities - - 1 (33%) 194M (43%)
Total 2 $2.5B 3 $449M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Canada 1 1.6B 3 449M
  Alberta 1 1.6B 3 449M
United States 1 866M - -
  Vermont 1 866M - -
Domestic 1 (50%) 1.6B (65%) 3 (100%) 449M (100%)
Cross-border 1 (50%) 866M (35%) - -
Total 2 $2.5B 3 $449M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1
Legal Deals
Burness Paull LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.6B
$100M to $1B 1 $866M
TOTAL $2.5B
Largest Canadian Hydro Developers, Inc.
$1.6B (2009-10-01)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $449M
TOTAL $449M
Largest Pioneer Pipeline
$255M (2020-06-18)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
50%
1 (50%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
3 (100%)

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