M&A Deal Summary

WEC Energy Group Acquires Integrys Energy Group

On July 23, 2014, WEC Energy Group, Inc. acquired utilities company Integrys Energy Group, Inc. for 9.1B USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is WEC Energy Group’s 1st transaction in the Utilities sector.
  • This is WEC Energy Group’s 1st largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is WEC Energy Group’s 1st transaction in the United States.
  • This is WEC Energy Group’s 1st transaction in Illinois.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2014-07-23
Target Integrys Energy Group, Inc.
Sector Utilities
Buyer(s) WEC Energy Group, Inc.
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 9.1B USD
Advisor(s) Lazard Ltd. (Financial)
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Foley & Lardner LLP (Legal)

Target

Integrys Energy Group, Inc.

Chicago, Illinois, United States
website
Integrys Energy Group Inc. is a diversified energy holding company with regulated natural gas and electric utility operations.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

WEC Energy Group, Inc.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1981
SectorUtilities
Employees7,273
Revenue 7.2B USD (2020)
DESCRIPTION

WEC Energy Group is an electric and natural gas delivery company with deep operational expertise, scale, and financial resources to meet the region’s future energy needs. We focus on reliable service, customer satisfaction, and shareholder value. WEC Energy Group was founded in 1981 and is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 5
Sector (Utilities) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 1 of 2
State (Illinois) 1 of 3
Country (United States) 1 of 5
Year (2014) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 3
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