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Global Upstream M&A - Half Year Review 2013

Global Upstream M&A - Half Year Review 2013

Report summary

If the M&A market is a barometer of wider industry confidence, then 1H 2013 suggests a growing mood of caution. M&A spend slumped in the first half of the year, and deal flow dropped below long term averages. There are large deals to be done; significant asset packages are available globally. But the M&A market faces headwinds.

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  • Deal count reverts to mean, transaction value sinks
  • Market remains comfortable with US$85/bbl long-term, for now
    • North American Gas prices continue recovery
  • Regional Review
    • North America
      • Tight Oil
      • Shale Gas
    • Rest of the World
      • Africa
      • Russia and Caspian
      • Europe
      • Asia-Pacific
      • Latin America
      • Middle East
      • Company Activity
        • Majors
          • Large Caps
          • Activist Investors / Restructuring
        • Mid Caps
        • NOCs
        • Other Buyers/Sellers
      • Outlook
      • Appendix 1 – Additional charts and tables
      • Appendix 2 – Methodology
        • Scope of coverage
        • Implied Long-Term Oil Price Methodology
          • Benefits of the Implied Long-Term Oil Price Methodology
          • M&A Service

In this report there are 29 tables or charts, including:

  • Deal count reverts to mean, transaction value sinks
    • H1 2013 deals
    • Half-yearly M&A spend
    • Half-yearly M&A deal count
  • Market remains comfortable with US$85/bbl long-term, for now
    • Implied Long-term Oil Price (deal-by-deal) vs. Brent oil price
    • Global M&A spend vs. Brent prices
    • N. America gas focused M&A spend vs. HH gas prices
  • Regional Review
    • Deal count split by North America / ROW
    • Disclosed spend* split by North America / ROW
    • M&A Spend - N.A. Tight Oil to end June 2013
    • M&A Spend - N.A. Shale Gas to end June 2013
    • Deal count by region ex-North America
    • Disclosed spend* by region ex-North America
    • Divestments - Majors
    • Net M&A spend - Majors
    • Divestments - Large Caps by primary deal region
    • Net M&A spend - Large Caps
    • Overseas acquisitions - NOCs by NOC origin
    • Net M&A spend - NOCs (domestic and overseas)
    • Key Deals Outlook for 2H 2013
    • M&A Half Year
    • >US$1 billion transactions H1 2013
    • Weighted average Implied Long-term Oil Price vs. Brent oil price vs. deal count
    • Net M&A spend by peer group
    • H1 2013 net M&A spend by peer group
    • M&A spend by region
    • M&A spend by deal category
    • Resources traded
    • M&A spend by deal category
    • Implied Long Term Oil Price vs. Traditional ‘US$ per barrel' Metrics
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