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BHP Billiton acquires Petrohawk Energy in a US$15.1 billion deal

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BHP Billiton has announced the acquisition of US independent Petrohawk Energy. BHP Billiton will pay US$38.75/share a 65% premium to Petrohawk's closing share price the day before deal announcement. Including debt the total consideration is approximately US$15.1 billion making the transaction the largest in the upstream sector since ExxonMobil's acquisition of XTO in late 2009. We value Petrohawk's upstream portfolio at just over US$13 billion (NPV10 discounted to 1 July ...

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  • US$ per mcfe and ILTGP - North American unconventional gas deals
  • Large Cap benchmarking - Wood Mackenzie total resources segmented by 1p, 2p and total resource
  • BHP Billiton production - relative to peer group average and total vs targets

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  • Executive summary: Table 1
  • Transaction details: Table 1
  • Deal analysis: Table 1
  • Deal analysis: Table 2
  • Deal analysis: Table 3
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions: Table 1
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions: Table 2
  • Upstream assets: Table 1

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