United Utilities Group PLC

Haweswater House,Lingley Mere Business Park,
Warrington, WA5 3LP
United Kingdom,
+44 19 2523 7000

United Utilities Group PLC ,provides water and waste water services to people.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $2.1B $2.1B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $565M $565M

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Largest North England Gas Distribution Network
$2.1B (2004-08-31)
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Largest Vertex Group Ltd.
$405M (2007-01-15)

According to our data here at Mergr, United Utilities Group has acquired 1 company. It has also divested 2 assets.

United Utilities Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2004, when it acquired North England Gas Distribution Network for $2.1B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2007, when it sold Vertex Group to Oak Hill Capital Partners for $405M. The Company’s most targeted sectors include distribution (100%).

When analyzing the utilities sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 82 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 with 2 platform acquisitions.

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