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Crescent Point acquires Legacy Oil + Gas for US$1.25 billion

Crescent Point acquires Legacy Oil + Gas for US$1.25 billion

Report summary

On 26 May 2015, Crescent Point Energy Corp. announced the acquisition of Legacy Oil and Gas Inc. for total consideration of Cdn$1.53 billion (US$1.23 billion). The acquisition falls in line with Crescent Point's strategy of acquiring high netback, low decline and large oil in-place pools with low recovery rates and development upside. For Legacy, the transaction caps a tumultuous six months where the commodity price decline and its economic effects magnified Legacy's debt position.

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  • Executive summary
  • Transaction details
  • Deal analysis
  • Strategic rationale
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions

In this report there are 5 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Executive summary: Table 1
    • Legacy/Crescent Point drilling locations
  • Transaction details
  • Deal analysis
    • Deal analysis: Table 1
  • Strategic rationale
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions
    • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions: Table 1
    • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions: Table 2
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