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

 Published On: Sep, 2015 |    No of Pages: 44 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Summary

Westar Energy, Inc. (Westar Energy) is a vertically-integrated energy utility. It carries out the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity in Kansas area. The company owns and operates diversified fueled generation portfolio, consisting of coal, nuclear, natural gas, renewable and diesel. It also procures electrical energy from third party utilities to balance energy requirement in the region. The company’s service area include central and northeastern Kansas in Topeka, Lawrence, Manhattan, Salina and Hutchinson. 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.

In December 2014, the company announced to purchase wind energy from an affiliate of NextEra Energy Resources, LLC produced at the soon to be constructed Cedar Bluff wind farm in Ness and Trego counties in western Kansas.

Westar Energy, Inc. (WR) - Clean Technology - 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 Clean Technology 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.

Note*: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Westar Energy, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 6
Westar Energy, Inc., Clean Technology Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 7
Westar Energy, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Region, 2009 to YTD 2015 8
Westar Energy, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Sector, 2009 to YTD 2015 9
Westar Energy, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals Summary, 2009 to YTD 2015 10
Westar Energy, Inc., Clean Technology, Deal Details 11
Asset Purchase 11
Westar Energy Acquires Ironwood Wind Project In Kansas, US 11
Westar Energy And BP Wind Energy Invest US$196 Million In Flat Ridge Wind Farm In Kansas, U.S. 12
Equity Offering 13
Westar Energy Completes Public Offering Of US$217.1 Million 13
Debt Offering 15
Westar Energy Raises USD180 Million in Public Offering of 4.1% Bonds Due 2043 15
Westar Energy Completes Public Offering Of 4.1% Bonds Due 2043 For US$250 Million 17
Westar Energy Completes Public Offering Of 4.125% Bonds Due 2042 For US$300 Million 19
Kansas Gas And Electric Completes 6.7% Bond Offering For US$300 Million 21
Westar Energy, Inc. - Key Competitors 22
Key Employees 23
Locations And Subsidiaries 25
Head Office 25
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 25
Recent Developments 26
Operations Updates 26
Sep 10, 2015: Westar Energy to expand solar energy, make it available to all customers 26
Aug 06, 2015: Westar Energy and other parties reach tentative agreement for much smaller price increase, expanding renewable choices for customers 27
Oct 31, 2014: Westar Energy certifies building operators 28
Financial Announcements 30
Aug 04, 2015: Westar Energy announces 2nd quarter 2015 results 30
May 05, 2015: Westar Energy announces 1st quarter 2015 results 31
Feb 25, 2015: Westar Energy announces 2014 results 32
Aug 27, 2014: Westar Energy declares dividend 33
Aug 06, 2014: Westar Energy announces 2nd quarter 2014 results. 34
May 14, 2014: Westar Energy Inc declares dividend 35
May 07, 2014: Westar Energy announces 1st quarter 2014 results. 36
Feb 26, 2014: Westar Energy announces 2013 results 37
Other Significant Developments 38
Sep 01, 2015: Westar Energy board appoints Grunst to vice president, IT 38
Aug 31, 2015: Westar Energy promotes Bough; Jackson joins to lead power marketing 39
Aug 13, 2015: Westar Energy promotes Graves to labor relations, Greene to lead energy center 40
Oct 31, 2014: Schools, education parks awarded solar project funds 41
Oct 29, 2014: Westar Energy proposes new suite of energy saving programs for customers 42
Jan 13, 2014: Cole joins Westar Energy executive team 43
Appendix 44
Methodology 44
About GlobalData 44
Contact Us 44
Disclaimer 44

List of Tables

Westar Energy, Inc., Clean Technology, Key Facts, 2014 1
Westar Energy, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals Summary, 2009 to YTD 2015 1
Westar Energy, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 6
Westar Energy, Inc., Clean Technology Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 7
Westar Energy, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Region, 2009 to YTD 2015 8
Westar Energy, Inc., Deals By Sector, 2009 to YTD 2015 9
Westar Energy, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals Summary, 2009 to YTD 2015 10
Westar Energy Acquires Ironwood Wind Project In Kansas, US 11
Westar Energy And BP Wind Energy Invest US$196 Million In Flat Ridge Wind Farm In Kansas, U.S. 12
Westar Energy Completes Public Offering Of US$217.1 Million 13
Westar Energy Raises USD180 Million in Public Offering of 4.1% Bonds Due 2043 15
Westar Energy Completes Public Offering Of 4.1% Bonds Due 2043 For US$250 Million 17
Westar Energy Completes Public Offering Of 4.125% Bonds Due 2042 For US$300 Million 19
Kansas Gas And Electric Completes 6.7% Bond Offering For US$300 Million 21
Westar Energy, Inc., Key Competitors 22
Westar Energy, Inc., Key Employees 23
Westar Energy, Inc., Other Locations 25
Westar Energy, Inc., Subsidiaries 25

List of Figures

Westar Energy, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 1
Westar Energy, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 1
Westar Energy, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Region, 2009 to YTD 2015 1
Westar Energy, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Sector, 2009 to YTD 2015 1
Westar Energy, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 6
Westar Energy, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 7
Westar Energy, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Region, 2009 to YTD 2015 8
Westar Energy, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals by Sector, 2009 to YTD 2015 9


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