Acquisitions & Divestitures - Mergers & Acquisitions

Granite Construction To Acquire Layne Christensen In $565 Million Stock Deal

Deal positions Granite as a national leader across both transportation and water infrastructure markets

February 14, 2018

Midstates Petroleum Makes Public Pitch To Merge With SandRidge

The proposal calls for Midstates to offer SandRidge investors 60% of the company but manage the combined assets in what Midstates says would be the largest Mississippian Lime E&P.

February 6, 2018

Shell Buying Spree Cranks Up Race For Clean Energy

Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE: RDS.A) has spent over $400 million on a range of acquisitions in recent weeks, from solar power to electric car charging points, cranking up its drive to expand beyond its oil and gas business and reduce its carbon footprint.

January 26, 2018

Douglas Atnipp Joins Winston & Strawn In Houston

Atnipp brings expertise in oil and gas to Winston & Strawn transactions practice.

January 18, 2018

Berkshire Energy Unit Names CEO To Replace Potential Buffett Successor

New CEO Fehrman comes from utility and renewables units of Berkshire.

January 12, 2018

US In Danger Of Lagging In Renewables Investment

Survey shows that the renewables sector M&A activity will likely favor China and Germany, with U.S. policies curbing investors’ interest.

January 12, 2018

Stallion Buys Permian Basin Oilfield Recycling Service Provider

Stallion Oilfield Services completed the acquisition of Basin Wastewater Solutions, a Carlsbad, N.M.-based provider of rig site potable water and wastewater recycling services for the Permian market.

January 4, 2018

Zenith Energy Shelves $450 Million M&A Loan

Proceeds, along with equity from Zenith’s owner Warburg Pincus, are earmarked to fund its acquisition of Arc Logistics Partners and refinance debt.

December 21, 2017

SandRidge Returns Fire After Activist Investors Bombard Bonanza Merger

Activist investors controlling roughly 28% of SandRidge stock have said the deal pays too much for Bonanza, an assertion SandRidge rejects.

December 14, 2017

Oil States Agrees To Acquire GEODynamics For $525 Million

GEODynamics is a 'unique acquisition opportunity,' said Oil States CEO Cindy B. Taylor, adding the deal will offer meaningful growth potential that combines technology with downhole consumable completion solutions.

December 13, 2017

Unimin To Buy Frack Sand Supplier Fairmount In Cash-And-Stock Deal

The combination of Unimin and Fairmount Santrol will create a company with about $2 billion in annual revenue and will supply more than 45 million tons of frack sand annually.

December 13, 2017

Battle Intensifies For Australia's AWE

Mineral Resources steps up to China’s hostile takeover bid for AWE’s Perth Basin assets.

December 11, 2017