Energy & Environment

Germany has been a global pioneer in the application of renewable energies and environmental technologies for decades. The energy transition remains an integral part of the German energy landscape with ambitious targets to reduce CO2 emissions by 80 % by 2050 and to increase the share of renewables in total energy consumption to 60 %. The energy and water supply sector in Germany employed almost 260 k people at the end of 2020.

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Current Developments

Energy efficiency as the non plus ultra.

The liberalisation and deregulation of the energy sector is complemented by the digital transformation, which is an integral part of the energy transition. The energy industry is intensively dedicated to the management of large amounts of data originating from feed-in, smart metering and the operation of the grid.

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Energy self-sufficiency

Digital smart systems that continuously monitor power flows in the building, production in rooftop PV systems and charging of e-cars in the garage to create self-sufficiency.


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Number of M&A transactions - DACH region, 2021 (as of August)
Significant Transactions
  • Bayrische Versicherungskammer x Ferngas Netzgesellschaft mbH
  • FS DE Energy GmbH x MVV Energie AG

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The energy supply of the future is based on green, digital and networked technology. Stimulating economic programmes, which are a consequence of the corona pandemic, are accelerating the growth of energy supply and contributing to more efficient energy production. Blockchain technologies support this trend. In Vienna, a start-up already enables neighbours to exchange electricity demand. In the future, this model will be fully automated.

Our M&A Perspective

The conventional business methods of the energy industry, such as producing, transporting and selling electricity, have reached their capacity limits. Due to technological, economic and political megatrends, there are new opportunities for the energy industry. The right fields must now be identified and strategically developed in order to exploit all potentials and successfully complete the energy transition.

Our M&A Perspective

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