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KNOC acquires Dana Petroleum

KNOC acquires Dana Petroleum

Report summary

On 24 September 2010, Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) announced that it had secured 64% of the shares in UK-based Dana Petroleum. Simultaneously, it waived a clause in its initial offer requiring 90% acceptances from shareholders, and the offer will now remain open indefinitely. Later on 24 September, the Board of Dana recommended that, in light of the latest developments, shareholders accept the offer. This brings the hostile takeover, initiated in August 2010, close to ...

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  • Executive summary
  • Transaction details
  • Upstream assets
    • UK
    • Egypt
    • The Netherlands
    • Other Regions
    • Faroe Petroleum
  • Deal analysis
  • Upsides and risks
    • Upside
    • Risk
  • Strategic rationale
    • KNOC
    • Dana
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions

In this report there are 10 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Executive summary: Table 1
  • Transaction details
  • Upstream assets
    • Upstream assets: Table 1
    • Dana Petroleum - Wood Mackenzie net production forecast
  • Deal analysis
    • Deal analysis: Table 1
    • Deal analysis: Table 2
    • Deal analysis: Table 3
  • Upsides and risks
    • Operational sensitivities to Wood Mackenzie base case valuation of Dana
  • Strategic rationale
    • Strategic rationale: Table 1
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions
    • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions: Table 1
    • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions: Table 2
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