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Anadarko sells its Chinese subsidiary to Brightoil Petroleum for US$1.075 billion

Anadarko sells its Chinese subsidiary to Brightoil Petroleum for US$1.075 billion

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On 11 February 2014, Anadarko announced it had agreed to sell its China business unit, which owns stakes in offshore blocks 04/36 and 05/36, to Brightoil Petroleum for US$1.075 billion. Our base case valuation of the deal is US$1.038 billion (discounted at 10% from January 2014).This deal includes the seven oil producing Caofeidian (CFD) fields located across both licences but it excludes Anadarko's 50% stake in deepwater permit 43/11, in the South China Sea. The shallow water ...

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  • Executive summary
  • Transaction details
  • Upstream assets
  • Deal analysis
  • Upsides and risks
    • Upsides
    • Risks
  • Strategic rationale
    • Anadarko
    • Brightoil Petroleum
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions

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  • Executive summary
    • Executive summary: Table 1
  • Transaction details
  • Upstream assets
    • Upstream assets: Table 1
  • Deal analysis
    • Deal analysis: Table 1
    • Deal analysis: Table 2
    • Deal analysis: Table 3
  • Upsides and risks
  • 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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