North American Merger and Acquisition Report, July 2021

By FirmoGraphs Staff
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In July, we recorded 39 completed transactions related to the North American M&A market in nine different industries, similar to the previous month. With seven completed transactions, the electric power industry was the most active once again! 

As always, our focus is on those operationally-intensive industries that are of interest to our clients, like utilities and manufacturing.



There were seven completed M&A deals in the utilities industry, all seven in the power segment. Two transactions stand out. Enel Green Power North America acquires a 3.2 GW solar development portfolio from Dakota Renewable Energy, while Ormat Technologies purchased TG Geothermal Portfolio for $171 million.


Oil Industry

FirmoGraphs recorded five completed deals in the oil and gas industry. The largest transaction was Kinder Morgan’s acquisition of Stagecoach Gas Services for $1.225 million. Besides completed deals, we should mention two major canceled transactions. Inter Pipeline canceled the deal with Pembina Pipeline Corp, worth almost $7.0 billion, and it is expected that Inter Pipeline will accept Brookfield Infrastructure’s offer. Also, Berkshire Hathaway Energy and Dominion Energy terminated the Questar Pipeline Group deal.


Engineered Products 

Six transactions were recorded in the engineered products industry. The only deal that stands out is DuPont’s acquisition of Laird Performance Materials.



FirmoGraphs recorded six completed transactions in the healthcare industry. The largest one was Eli Lilly and Company’s acquisition of Protomer Technologies, worth over $1.0 billion.


Other Industries

Among other industries, there were a few huge deals in the chemical industry. In fact, the two largest completed transactions in June occurred in this industry. Goodyear acquired Cooper Tire & Rubber Company in a deal valued at $2.8 billion. On the other hand, Origin Materials and Artius Acquisition completed their $1.8 billion worth merger.

Acting organization

Target Organization


Deal Value

Kinder Morgan Inc 

Stagecoach Gas Services LLC

Oil & Gas


Eli Lilly and Company

Protomer Technologies



Tourmaline Oil Corp.

Black Swan Energy Ltd

Oil & Gas



Announced Future Deals

In addition to completed transactions, FirmoGraphs recorded almost 40 announced future deals, including 13 billion-worth transactions. Among the announced deals, the most notable are:

  • EQT’s planned acquisition of Parexel International Corp for $8.5 billion;
  • EQT Infrastructure’s acquisition of Covanta Holding Corporation in a deal worth $5.3 billion;
  • Platinum Equity’s acquisition of Solenis in a deal valued at $5.25 billion.


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