CleanTech Capital provides business development, corporate and project finance, mergers & acquisitions, divestitures and restructuring services in the clean technology and renewable energy sector. CleanTech Capital has offices in Europe, North America & South America.
We give advice and offer hands-on business development and transaction execution services to listed and private companies, international and domestic utilities, entrepreneurs and institutional investors.
If you require hands-on and experienced transactors, valuation experts, project managers or interim managers with own business and investment track record we should be your partner.
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Swiss M&A market with stronger Q2 after lowest Q1 for years - CHF53bn (55bn) Deal Value from 51 transactions and a total of 285 M&A Deals2023/08/07
Zurich - On the back of a CAD 40bn (USD 29.8bn) public takeover bid for Canadian Tech Resources Ltd. by Swiss-based Glencore, Swiss investors and foreign acquirors for Swiss targets spent a further CHF 24 bn on acquisitions in Q1+Q2. The strongest segment were foreign acquisitions for a further CHF 12bn in 33 deals with deal vaues released.
M&A Market Germany Q1 + Q2 2023: Weak performance despite mega cleantech Deal with 12bn sale of German Viessmann Group to Carrier Global Corp. of the USA2023/07/31
Frankfurt am Main - The German M&A market Q1+Q2 2023 has experienced another decline of one-third compared to the first half of 2022, following a 21% decrease from the peak year of 2021. Q2 was particularly weaker than Q1 in the domestic market, despite the significant announcement in April of the sale of Viessmann Climate Solutions SE, the heat pump business of Viessmann Group, for 12 billion to the American HVAC and building automation specialist, Carrier Global Corporation.
German M&A Market falls behind Switzerland in first half of 2023 and below 50 bn in value2023/07/31
Frankfurt am Main - we identified 852 M&A transactions involving German companies or investors with a combined value of 46.8 bn for the first half of the year. Out of these, 589 transactions (69%) were domestic, while 263 were international. The domestic market accounted for 29.5 bn (63%), and the German cross border market for 17.3 bn of the total deal value.
Weak start of the year in M&A markets, but high activity level in small and medium sized deals2023/04/20
Zurich - High activity of renewable energy and energy infrastructure deals, see latest study on Q1/2023 and 2022 M&A activity in Germany https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/german-ma-2022-q12023-more-deals-less-value-strong-foreign-weigel via @LinkedIn
Germany plans for 80% renewable energy power by 2030 - In 2022 still 53.7% of the electrical power was produced from coal (33.3%), gas (11.4%) and nuclear power (to be phased-out as of 1 May 2023)2023/03/10
Berlin - The total power consumption in Germany decreased 2022 by 1.9%. Wind Power was the second biggest contributor after coal accounting for 24.1% of the german power production and solar pv contributed 10.6%. On the heating side the situation looks much worse. According to the German economic minister Robert Habeck (green party) more than 80% of residential heating is produced from fossil fuel. The government plans a new law by 2024 to only allow new heating systems that cover a min. of 65% from renewable sources.