Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions


Ares, Kayne Anderson Undertaking $2.55 Billion Merger

Ares Kayne Management LP, an alternative investment group, will have $113 billion in assets, Bloomberg said. It will be formed through a $2.55 billion merger.

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 09:14

QEPM, TLLP Merger Approved

The merger of QEP Midstream Partners LP and Tesoro Logistics LP  was approved during a unitholder meeting in San Antonio on July 21.

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 16:44

Noble Closes $3.9 Billion Deal For Rosetta Resources

Rosetta will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Noble Energy, and James E. Craddock, Rosetta's chairman, CEO and president, will join Noble’s board of directors.

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 16:11

Energy Transfer Will Participate In Auction For Williams

Energy Transfer Equity LP signed confidentiality agreement to participate in an auction for Williams Cos., the pipeline company that turned down its $48 billion takeover offer last month, Bloomberg said.

Fri, 07/17/2015 - 08:35

Halliburton, Baker Hughes Merger Doubts Create Opportunity

Doubts that regulators will approve Halliburton’s $35 billion takeover of fellow oilfield services company Baker Hughes this year creates high-reward opportunity for investors with appetite for risk, Reuters said.

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 13:50

DOJ Extends Review Date Of HAL-BHI Merger

The Department of Justice’s review date of Halliburton’s acquisition of Baker Hughes was extended to the later of Nov. 25 or 90 days after "substantial compliance" is achieved, Reuters said. 

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 16:32

Wellsite Rental Services, Viking Oil Tools Will Merge

Wellsite Rental Services LLC provides rental drilling and completions equipment, and Viking Oil Tools provides specialty fishing, thru tubing and remedial services. Both are majority-owned by NGP Energy Technology Partners.

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 15:45

DEKRA Insight Acquires Optimus Seventh Generation

Optimus handles behavior-based safety, onsite coaching and training, occupational health and safety training, and risk diagnosis for high-hazard industry, including oil and gas. DEKRA’s total global workforce now surpasses 550.

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 15:05

Brazil’s Competition Authority OKs Shell-BG Merger

Brazil's competition authority CADE said it gave preliminary approval to the transaction "without restrictions," Reuters said.  Shell will be the largest foreign operator in Brazil after it buys BG.

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 13:44

ETE Considers Williams’ Review In Takeover Process

All-stock offer is now worth $44.6 billion, Reuters said. Energy Transfer Equity LP is open to Williams’ strategic review, and willing to “take any steps necessary” to acquire the company.

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 11:58

Endurance Will Acquire StonePoint Energy

StonePoint’s ability to acquire and develop Deep Basin and Peace River Arch assets was impacted by the downturn. The current transaction is in the shareholders’ best interest, the company said.

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 09:30

Norwegian Tycoon Fredriksen Will Merge Tanker Companies

Frontline 2012 was spun off from Frontline three years ago and has since divested its dry-bulk and gas fleet to focus on crude oil and product tankers, Reuters said.

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 09:56