Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions

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EU Clears Acquisition Of Cameron By Schlumberger

"The proposed acquisition would raise no competition concerns, given the very limited overlaps between the companies' activities and the modest increment in market shares brought about by the transaction," the European Commission said.

Emily Moser
Fri, 02/05/2016 - 07:34
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Dominion To Buy Natural Gas Distributor Questar

Dominion will get about 27,500 miles of gas distribution pipelines, 3,400 miles of gas transmission pipeline and 56 billion cubic feet of working gas storage.

Emily Moser
Mon, 02/01/2016 - 07:40
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BG Shareholders Give Shell’s $52 Billion Acquisition Final Nod

BG will now merge with Shell on Feb. 15, nearly two decades after the company was born from British Gas and just a few months after it reached record oil and gas output thanks to new projects in Australia and Brazil.

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 09:00
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Shell Shareholders Approve $49 Billion BG Takeover

As many as 83% of shareholders voted in favour and 17% against the deal, one of the largest in the energy sector in the past decade.

Emily Moser
Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:40
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Worldview Capital Management Considers Buying Petroceltic

Petroceltic, which operates in Algeria, Egypt, Black Sea and the Kurdistan region of Iraq, said in December it hired bankers to conduct a strategic review, including a possible sale, Reuters said.

Erin Pedigo
Fri, 01/22/2016 - 09:25
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KLR Group Files IPO For Blank-Check Acquisition Company

The firm plans to raise $130 million through the offering of 13 million units sold at $10 per unit, according to Securities and Exchange Commission filings on Jan. 19.

Emily Moser
Thu, 01/21/2016 - 07:55
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Shell Expects BG Acquisition To Close Within Weeks

The oil major also said it expected full-year core earnings of $10.4- to 10.7 billion, slightly below a company-provided consensus of $10.8 billion.

Emily Moser
Wed, 01/20/2016 - 07:39
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Suncor To Buy Canadian Oil Sands With Sweetened Offer

The new offer values Canadian Oil Sands at C$8.74 per share, a premium of nearly 17% over the closing price of both stocks on Jan. 15.

Emily Moser
Tue, 01/19/2016 - 07:30
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Williams' Board "Committed" On Completing Energy Transfer Deal

Analysts have raised questions whether the deal would be renegotiated or cancelled following a 60% drop in stocks of both companies since Sept. 28.

Emily Moser
Tue, 01/19/2016 - 07:25
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As Transitional CEO Of BG, Vigeveno Will Oversee Merger With Shell

Huibert Vigeveno will likely oversee hundreds of job cuts as part of 2,800 redundancies already outlined by Shell, which represent roughly 3% percent of the combined group's workforce, Reuters said.

Erin Pedigo
Thu, 01/14/2016 - 10:37
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European Commission Will Begin Phase II Review Of Halliburton-Baker Hughes Merger

Reuters reported Jan. 12 that in November 2014, Halliburton offered to buy its rival for about US$35 billion in cash and stock, creating an oilfield services behemoth rivalling Schlumberger Ltd.

Erin Pedigo
Tue, 01/12/2016 - 14:14
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Poland Studies Merging Its Biggest Oil, Gas Firms

Treasury minister Dawid Jackiewicz is considering tie-ups between the state-run oil refiners PKN Orlen and Lotos, and gas firm PGNiG, with the analysis to be ready by the end of this quarter.

Emily Moser
Mon, 01/11/2016 - 07:58

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