Westar Energy, Inc. (WR) - Power - Deals and Alliances Profile

 Published On: Dec, 2016 |    No of Pages: 56 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Summary

Westar Energy, Inc. (Westar Energy) is a vertically integrated energy utility that generates, transmits and distributes electricity. The company owns and operates a generation portfolio of coal-fired, nuclear, natural gas-based, renewable and diesel-based power plants. It also procures electricity from third party utilities to meet the energy requirements in the region. It supplies electricity to residential, commercial and industrial customers. The company's service area spans Topeka, Lawrence, Manhattan, Salina and Hutchinson in central and northeastern Kansas. Through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Kansas Gas and Electric Company, it provides services in south-central and southeastern Kansas, including the city of Wichita. Westar Energy is headquartered in Topeka, Kansas, the US.

Westar Energy, Inc. (WR) - Power - Deals and Alliances Profile provides you comprehensive data and trend analysis of the company's Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As), partnerships and financings. The report provides detailed information on Mergers and Acquisitions, Equity/Debt Offerings, Private Equity, Venture Financing and Partnership transactions recorded by the company over a five year period. The report offers detailed comparative data on the number of deals and their value categorized into deal types, sub-sector and regions.

GlobalData derived the data presented in this report from proprietary in-house Power eTrack deals database, and primary and secondary research.

Scope

- Financial Deals - Analysis of the company's financial deals including Mergers and Acquisitions, Equity/Debt Offerings, Private Equity, Venture Financing and Partnerships.
- Deals by Year - Chart and table displaying information encompassing the number of deals and value reported by the company by year, for a five year period.
- Deals by Type - Chart and table depicting information including the number of deals and value reported by the company by type such as Mergers and Acquisitions, Equity/Debt Offering etc.
- Deals by Region - Chart and table presenting information on the number of deals and value reported by the company by region, which includes North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa and South and Central America.
- Deals by Sub-sector - Chart and table showing information on the number of deals and value reported by the company, by sub-sector.
- Major Deals - Information on the company's major financial deals. Each such deal has a brief summary, deal type, deal rationale; and deal financials and target Company's (major public companies) key financial metrics and ratios.
- Business Description - A brief description of the company's operations.
- Key Employees - A list of the key executives of the company.
- Important Locations and Subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key centers of operation and subsidiaries of the company.
- Key Competitors - A list of the key competitors of the company.
- Key Recent Developments - A brief on recent news about the company.

Reasons to Buy

Get detailed information on the company's financial deals that enable you to understand the company's expansion/divestiture and fund requirements
- The profile enables you to analyze the company's financial deals by region, by year, by business segments and by type, for a five year period.

Understand the company's business segments' expansion / divestiture strategy
- The profile presents deals from the company's core business segments' perspective to help you understand its corporate strategy.

Access elaborate information on the company's recent financial deals that enable you to understand the key deals which have shaped the company
- Detailed information on major recent deals includes a summary of each deal, deal type, deal rationale, deal financials and Target Company's key financial metrics and ratios.

Equip yourself with detailed information about the company's operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.
- The profile analyzes the company's business structure, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and key competitors.

Stay up-to-date on the major developments affecting the company
- Recent developments concerning the company presented in the profile help you track important events.

Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research
- Key elements such as break up of deals into categories and information on detailed major deals are incorporated into the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Westar Energy, Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 6
Westar Energy, Inc., Power Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 7
Westar Energy, Inc., Power, Deals By Region, 2010 to YTD 2016 8
Westar Energy, Inc., Power, Deals By Sector, 2010 to YTD 2016 9
Westar Energy, Inc., Power, Deals Summary, 2010 to YTD 2016 10
Westar Energy, Inc., Power, Deal Details 11
Asset Purchase 11
Westar Energy Acquires Ironwood Wind Project In Kansas, US 11
Equity Offering 11
Westar Energy Completes Public Offering Of US$217.1 Million 11
Debt Offering 13
Westar Energy Raises USD350 Million in Public Offering of 2.55% Bonds Due 2026 13
Westar Energy Raises USD180 Million in Public Offering of 4.1% Bonds Due 2043 14
Westar Energy Completes Public Offering Of 4.1% Bonds Due 2043 For US$250 Million 15
Westar Energy Completes Public Offering Of 4.125% Bonds Due 2042 For US$300 Million 17
Acquisition 18
Great Plains Energy to Acquire Westar Energy for USD12.2 Billion 18
Westar Energy, Inc. - Key Competitors 21
Key Employees 22
Locations And Subsidiaries 24
Head Office 24
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 24
Recent Developments 25
Dec 16, 2016: Westar begins construction of new service center 25
Dec 09, 2016: Westar Energy: New Westar Energy transmission line strengthens grid 26
Nov 10, 2016: Westar Energy advances solar options 27
Nov 01, 2016: Westar Energy announces 3rd quarter 2016 results 28
Oct 26, 2016: Westar Energy’s rate request to recover costs to make air cleaner, system more reliable 29
Oct 01, 2016: Westar Energy to receive 50% of electricity from zero-emission sources 30
Aug 30, 2016: Westar Energy receives new Siemens mobile resilience transformers 31
Aug 02, 2016: Westar Energy announces 2nd-quarter results 32
Jul 12, 2016: Westar Energy, NextEra Energy Resources celebrate construction of Kingman Wind Energy Center 33
Jun 28, 2016: KCC approves Westar Energy to lower rates 34
May 03, 2016: Westar Energy Announces 1st Quarter 2016 Results 35
Apr 12, 2016: Westar Energy breaks ground on Western Plains Wind Farm. 36
Feb 19, 2016: Strat Aero Secures First UAV Wind Turbine Inspection Contract 37
Feb 10, 2016: Westar Energy supplies wind energy to Kansas utilities 38
Jan 18, 2016: No rooftop required: Westar Energy offers community solar 39
Jan 11, 2016: Siemens receives major order for 280MW wind project in Kansas 40
Jan 04, 2016: PEQ to Announce Commercial Deal With Kansas' Largest Electric Utility Provider, Westar Energy, at CES 2016 41
Dec 31, 2015: Westar Energy expands wind energy with Kingman Wind farm 42
Dec 22, 2015: Westar Energy to lower customer costs by adding more Kansas wind energy 43
Nov 03, 2015: Westar Energy announces 3rd quarter 2015 results 44
Sep 10, 2015: Westar Energy to expand solar energy, make it available to all customers 45
Sep 01, 2015: Westar Energy board appoints Grunst to vice president, IT 46
Aug 31, 2015: Westar Energy promotes Bough; Jackson joins to lead power marketing 47
Aug 13, 2015: Westar Energy promotes Graves to labor relations, Greene to lead energy center 48
Aug 06, 2015: Westar Energy and other parties reach tentative agreement for much smaller price increase, expanding renewable choices for customers 49
Aug 04, 2015: Westar Energy announces 2nd quarter 2015 results 50
Jun 11, 2015: KCC Approves Westar Transmission Line Request 51
Jun 11, 2015: Westar Energy requests renewable energy proposals 52
May 26, 2015: Westar Energy to purchase more Kansas wind energy 53
May 05, 2015: Westar Energy announces 1st quarter 2015 results 54
Feb 25, 2015: Westar Energy announces 2014 results 55
Appendix 56
Methodology 56
About GlobalData 56
Contact Us 56
Disclaimer 56

List of Tables
Westar Energy, Inc., Power, Key Facts, 2015 1
Westar Energy, Inc., Power, Deals Summary, 2010 to YTD 2016 1
Westar Energy, Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 6
Westar Energy, Inc., Power Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 7
Westar Energy, Inc., Power, Deals By Region, 2010 to YTD 2016 8
Westar Energy, Inc., Deals By Sector, 2010 to YTD 2016 9
Westar Energy, Inc., Power, Deals Summary, 2010 to YTD 2016 10
Westar Energy Acquires Ironwood Wind Project In Kansas, US 11
Westar Energy Completes Public Offering Of US$217.1 Million 11
Westar Energy Raises USD350 Million in Public Offering of 2.55% Bonds Due 2026 13
Westar Energy Raises USD180 Million in Public Offering of 4.1% Bonds Due 2043 14
Westar Energy Completes Public Offering Of 4.1% Bonds Due 2043 For US$250 Million 15
Westar Energy Completes Public Offering Of 4.125% Bonds Due 2042 For US$300 Million 17
Great Plains Energy to Acquire Westar Energy for USD12.2 Billion 18
Westar Energy, Inc., Key Competitors 21
Westar Energy, Inc., Key Employees 22
Westar Energy, Inc., Other Locations 24
Westar Energy, Inc., Subsidiaries 24

List of Figures
Westar Energy, Inc., Power, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 1
Westar Energy, Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 1
Westar Energy, Inc., Power, Deals By Region, 2010 to YTD 2016 1
Westar Energy, Inc., Power, Deals By Sector, 2010 to YTD 2016 1
Westar Energy, Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 6
Westar Energy, Inc., Power, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 7
Westar Energy, Inc., Power, Deals By Region, 2010 to YTD 2016 8
Westar Energy, Inc., Power, Deals by Sector, 2010 to YTD 2016 9


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