Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions


Crescent Point Will Buy Legacy Oil & Gas For CA$563 Million

Crescent Point Energy Corp. will buy Legacy Oil & Gas Inc. for CA$563 million (US$453 million) in shares, Bloomberg said. Crescent will gain about 22,000 barrels of oil equivalent daily. 

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:21

Verisk Analytics Closes Wood Mackenzie Acquisition

Data analytics provider Verisk Analytics Inc. completed its acquisition of industry research firm Wood Mackenzie Ltd. The purchase price was 1.85 billion British pounds, about US$2.8 billion.

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 16:48

Lucas, Victory Terminate LOI For Merger

Anthony C. Schnur, CEO of Lucas, said the company is reexamining transactions abandoned after oil prices fell, or abandoned after the Feb. 4 announcement of the merger with Victory.

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 10:09

Service Companies Might Turn To Mergers In Second-Half 2015

Services companies have taken the hardest hit in industry from the oil price drop, Bloomberg said. Companies with weaker balance sheets might need to consider mergers to survive.  

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 12:19

Argan Buys Ireland's Atlantic Projects Company

With offices in Hong Kong, Singapore and New York, the acquisition of APC will expand Argan’s operations internationally.

Emily Moser
Tue, 05/12/2015 - 10:28

Repsol's Acquisition Of Talisman Closes

Calgary, Alberta-based Talisman’s common shares will delist from the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange. All preferred shares will delist from the Toronto Stock Exchange.

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 14:48

Natural Gas Supply Association, Center For Liquefied Natural Gas Will Combine

LNG exports are an important future market for organizations’ members’ production, said Dena E. Wiggins, president and CEO of Natural Gas Supply Association. Both organizations are based in Washington, D.C. 

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 12:05

Shell CEO Seeks Approval From China For Shell/BG Merger

Shell CEO Ben Van Beurden is in China discussing how Shell and BG Group merger won’t negatively affect China. But Shell/BG will have clout in global LNG market, Bloomberg said.

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 11:24

Repsol Nears Finish Line Of $13 Billion Talisman Buy

Talisman Energy Inc. (NYSE: TLM) said April 30 that Spain’s Repsol SA’s $13 billion purchase of the Calgary company is set to close on May 8. 

Darren Barbee
Thu, 04/30/2015 - 15:15

Energy Transfer Partners, Regency Complete $18 Billion Merger

Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP) and Regency Energy Partners LP announced the completion of their previously announced merger of an indirect subsidiary of ETP.

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 08:00

Regency Energy Partners Unitholders Approve ETP Merger

An agreement and merger plan under which Regency Energy Partners becomes wholly owned subsidiary of Energy Transfer Partners was approved. The agreement and merger plan is from Jan. 25.

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 11:03

Ward Leonard Acquires Houma Armature Works

Combined, maintenance, repair and overhaul company Houma Armature Works and industrial technology company Ward Leonard will provide the industry with purpose-built motor and generator service solutions.  

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 09:46