Amanda Levin is a senior writer covering mergers and acquisitions in power, utilities, and renewable energy. During her time at The Deal, she has broken major industry scoops including Cleco Corp. hiring Goldman Sachs to advise on a sale, and she has exclusively reported on several power plant auctions. Prior to joining The Deal, Amanda served as the Americas Editor at Mergermarket, leading a team of journalists throughout the United States, Canada and Latin America. She was quoted as an M&A thought leader in a variety of publications and appeared on panels and webcasts. She previously wrote for Institutional Investor and National Underwriter.
Recent Articles By The Author
TimkenSteel Seen as a Target in Light of Ellwood Accumulating Significant Minority Stake
Ellwood Group's recent move to rapidly accumulate a significant minority stake in TimkenSteel Corp. touched off a debate over whether the steel producer could be a target.
Macerich Adopts Poison Pill to Stave Off Simon's Hostile $22B Bid
Mall operator Macerich Co. on Tuesday rejected an unsolicited $22 billion takeover offer from Simon Property Group Inc. and raised its defense ahead of a possible takeover fight.
Merger Monday: Salix Accepts Valeant Offer; Leonard Green and TPG Pick Up Life Time
March 16 was an active Merger Monday with a few large deals announced.
Children's Place Targeted by Activist Investor; United Technologies Explores Aircraft Unit
The Deal had two big wins this week for its activist investor or takeover target list: The Children's Place Inc. (PLCE) and United Technologies Corp. (UTX).
Why Google Wants to Help You Generate Your Own Electricity
The technology giant is committing $300 million to an investment fund created by solar-panel installer SolarCity.