M&A Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions

    Schlumberger and Eurasia Drilling extend merger deadline

    Mar 31, 2015

    Schlumberger BV and Eurasia Drilling Co. Ltd. are continuing to cooperate with the Russian Federal Anti-Monopoly Service and the Commission on Foreign Investment with regard to the proposed merger between the Eurasia Drilling and EDC Acquisition Co. Ltd. and the related transaction with Schlumberger. 

    Halliburton and Baker Hughes stockholders approve merger

    Mar 30, 2015

    On March 27, in two separate special meetings, Halliburton Co.’s stockholders have approved Halliburton’s proposal to issue shares of Halliburton common stock as contemplated by its merger agreement with Baker Hughes Inc. – and Baker Hughes stockholders adopted the merger agreement, as well, thereby approving the proposed combination of the two companies.  

    C&J stockholders approve merger with Nabors

    Mar 23, 2015

    C&J Energy Services Inc. stockholders, at a special stockholder meeting held March 20, approved the proposed merger contemplated by the agreement and plan of merger, dated as of June 25, 2014, by and among C&J, Nabors Industries Ltd., Nabors Red Lion Ltd., Nabors CJ Merger Co. and CJ Holding Co.  

    EnLink Midstream completes acquisition of Coronado Midstream

    Mar 16, 2015

    The EnLink Midstream companies, EnLink Midstream Partners LP and EnLink Midstream LLC, have completed their acquisition of Coronado Midstream Holdings LLC, which owns natural gas gathering and processing facilities in the Permian Basin, for approximately $600 million.


    Verisk Analytics to acquire Wood Mackenzie

    Mar 10, 2015

    Verisk Analytics Inc., a data analytics provider, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Wood Mackenzie from private equity investment firm Hellman & Friedman and other Wood Mackenzie shareholders. Wood Mackenzie provides data analytics and commercial intelligence for the energy, chemicals, metals, and mining verticals.


    Opportune acquires Ralph E. Davis Associates

    Mar 9, 2015

    Opportune LLP has acquired Ralph E. Davis Associates LP, an independent petroleum engineering firms. Established in 1924, Ralph E. Davis performs petroleum engineering and geological studies (both domestic and international), independently certifies reserve reports, provides acquisition/divestiture support, and prepares technical financial analyses for use in litigation and regulatory hearings.

    C&J provides financing update for transaction with Nabors

    Mar 9, 2015

    C&J Energy Services Inc. has revised the debt structure to finance the proposed combination of C&J with the completion and production services business of Nabors Industries Ltd.

    Monthly Update

    Q3 2014 global deal activity lost the gains made the previous quarter, dropping 32% to $39.2 billion from $57.6 billion in Q2. Canadian dealmaking fell 45% to $5.0 billion after running strong throughout H1, and international activity slumped 72% to $6.5 billion. However, US dealmaking jumped 9% to $27.7 billion, largely driven by two shale corporate takeovers, the $7.0 billion Encana/Athlon Permian deal in September (more on that below) and the $6.0 billion Whiting/Kodiak Bakken deal in July.

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