April 16, 2024

mergers and acquisitions

Bridgepoint Group
FERC Rejects Bridgepoint-ECP Deal for Failing to Disclose Common Owner
FERC denied a merger proposal in which Bridgepoint tried to buy a 19.9% stake in Energy Capital Partners, saying it did so without prejudice because the first firm failed to disclose its relationship with a third – Blue Owl.
Lights out for Avangrid’s PNM Acquisition

Avangrid has pulled the plug on its proposed $8.3 billion acquisition of PNM Resources, as final approval for the deal remains tied up at the New Mexico Supreme Court.

FERC Reconsidering Blanket Authorizations for Investment Companies
FERC opened an inquiry into whether it should continue to grant blanket authorizations for holding companies to purchase public electric utility securities.
Vistra Teases ‘Re-segmenting’ Businesses in 2024
Vistra says its acquisition of Energy Harbor and its nuclear plants will accelerate the company’s transformation and lead to a “re-segmentation” of its businesses when the deal closes.
Energy Harbor
FERC Delays Ruling on Vistra Purchase of Energy Harbor
FERC issued an order extending the time it has to review the proposed purchase of Energy Harbor by Vistra to next spring after several parties raised market concerns over the deal between two existing PJM generation owners.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Vistra’s Deal for Energy Harbor Runs into Opposition at FERC
Vistra Energy's deal to buy Energy Harbor ran into opposition at FERC, where parties argued it would harm Ohio's retail market and further concentrate PJM's wholesale market.
Edison Electric Institute
PNM, Avangrid Optimistic About Merger Prospects
While PNM awaits a court decision that could revive a merger with Avangrid, PNM officials say they’ll keep running the company like it’s a standalone business.
Public Service Company of New Mexico
New Mexico Regulators Reject Avangrid-PNM Merger
N.M. regulators shot down Avangrid’s proposed acquisition of PNM Resources after officials pointed to Avangrid’s “demonstrated record of poor performance.”
Security Limits Inc.
Bid-rigging Allegation Clouds Avangrid Bid for PNM
Avangrid is facing increasing scrutiny from regulators following allegations that the company purchased millions in unnecessary equipment to boost profits.
OGE, CenterPoint Complete Enable’s Disposal
OGE Energy and CenterPoint Energy have completed their sale of their Enable Midstream Partners gas-gathering partnership to Energy Transfer Partners.

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