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Quarterly Upstream M&A and Capital Raising Deals Review - Q4 2018

Quarterly Upstream M&A and Capital Raising Deals Review - Q4 2018

  • January 2019
  • 23 pages
  • ID: 5748405
  • Format: PDF
  • By GlobalData

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Quarterly Upstream M&A and Capital Raising Deals Review - Q4 2018

Summary
A total of 305 deals with a combined value of US$47.9bn were registered in the upstream oil and gas industry in Q4 2018. Of the total value, US$27.3bn was registered in Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) in Q4 2018, representing a significant decrease of 41% from the US$46.2bn in M&A deals announced in Q3 2018. On the capital raising front, a total value of US$20.6bn in capital raising was announced in the upstream sector in Q4 2018, a decrease of 43% from the US$36bn in capital raising announced in the previous quarter.

A total of 120 M&A deals, with a combined value of US$7.9bn, were recorded in the conventional segment, and 53 deals, with a combined value of US$19.4bn, were recorded in the unconventional segment, in the quarter. Of the total M&A deals, 104 deals, with a combined value of US$14.4bn, were domestic acquisitions and the remaining 69, with a combined value of US$12.9bn, were cross-border transactions. A quarter-on-quarter comparison shows a substantial decrease in domestic transaction values in Q4 2018, compared to US$39.1bn in Q3 2018. However, cross-border transaction values increased substantially by 82% in Q4 2018 compared to US$7.1bn in Q3 2018.

Capital raising, through debt offerings, witnessed a decrease of 48% in deal value, recording US$16.7bn in Q4 2018, compared with US$31.9bn in Q3 2018. The number of debt offering deals also decreased by 48% from 54 in Q3 2018 to 28 deals in Q4 2018. Capital raising, through equity offerings, registered a decrease of 11% in the number of deals and an increase of 33% in deal value with 93 deals, of a combined value of US$3.2bn, in Q4 2018, compared with 105 deals, of a combined value of US$2.4bn, in the previous quarter. 11 private equity/venture capital deals, with a combined value of US$708.3m, were recorded in the upstream industry in Q4 2018, compared with 14 deals, with a combined value of US$1.7bn, in Q3 2018.

Americas remained the frontrunner for M&A and capital raising, registering 104 M&A deals, with a total value of US$21.8bn; and 57 capital raising transactions worth US$6.5bn in Q4 2018. EMEA registered 50 M&A deals of a combined value of US$3bn, and 33 capital raising deals worth US$10.7bn; while APAC registered 19 M&A deals of a combined value of US$2.6bn and 42 capital raising deals worth US$3.3bn in Q4 2018.

"Quarterly Upstream M&A and Capital Raising Deals Review - Q4 2018", report is an essential source of data and trend analysis on M&A (Mergers, Acquisitions, and Asset Transactions) and Financings (Equity/Debt offerings and PE/VC) in the Upstream Oil and Gas industry.

The report provides detailed comparative quarter-on-quarter data, on the number of deals and their value, sub-divided into deal types by geographies.It also envisage on the recent rumors on acquisitions across the industry.

The report also highlights Valuation Multiples ($/boed, $/1P boe, $/2P boe) by Region for the last five quarters.

Scope
- Analyze market trends for the upstream oil and gas industry in the global arena
- Review of deal trends in the upstream segments, i.e. conventional and unconventional
- Analysis of M&As, Equity/Debt Offerings, Private Equity, and Venture Financing in the upstream oil and gas industry
- Review the valuation metrics, such as US$ per boe, US$ per 1P reserves, and US$ per 2P reserves"
- Information on the top deals that took place in the industry
- Geographies covered include - North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South & Central America, and Middle East & Africa.

Reasons to buy
- Enhance your decision making capability in a more rapid and time sensitive manner
- Find out the major deal performing segments for investments in your industry
- Evaluate type of companies divesting / acquiring and ways to raise capital in the market
- Evaluate ways to raise capital in the market, and identify major financial and legal advisors
- Do deals with an understanding of how competitors are financed
- Identify growth segments and opportunities in each region within the industry.

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