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CNRL sells royalty positions in Western Canada to PrairieSky Royalty for US$1.35 billion

CNRL sells royalty positions in Western Canada to PrairieSky Royalty for US$1.35 billion

Report summary

On 9 November 2015, Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL) and PrairieSky Royalty Limited announced an agreement whereby PrairieSky would acquire 5.4 million acres of CNRL's royalty lands. In return, CNRL would receive consideration of Cdn$1.8 billion (US$1.4 billion), consisting of Cdn$680 million cash and Cdn $1.2 billion in PrairieSky stock which equates to 44.4 million shares at a deemed price of Cdn $25.20/share. After a wave of royalty land spin-offs since 2014, PrairieSky has emerged as the largest non-crown royalty acreage owner in Western Canada.

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  • Executive summary
  • Transaction details
  • Upstream assets
  • Strategic rationale
    • Canadian Natural Resources
    • PrairieSky Royalty

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  • Executive summary
  • Transaction details
  • Upstream assets
    • Upstream assets: Table 1
  • Strategic rationale
    • CNRL net-debt outlook under various scenarios
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