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Sinopec acquires a 40% stake in Repsol Brasil

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* UPDATE: In light of further clarification from Repsol YPF on the structure of this deal, we have amended our previously published Insight to reflect an effective purchase price of US$4.3 billion. Wood Mackenzie's base case valuation of Repsol Brasil remains unchanged. Sinopec is to acquire a 40% stake in Repsol Brasil. The deal is structured such that Repsol Brasil will increase its share capital by issuing new shares, to which Sinopec will fully subscribe. On completion of the ...

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  • Executive summary
  • Transaction details
  • Upstream assets
    • Base case valuation falls well short of the US$4.3 billion consideration
    • Much more aggressive assumptions have been used in valuing the transaction
    • Sinopec's most ambitious move yet
    • Taking a long-term view and increasingly willing to partner with IOCs
    • Repsol YPF
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions

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  • Implied breakdown of value at different oil price scenarios (US$M)
  • Implied breakdown of reserves at different oil price scenarios (mmboe)
  • Net Brazilian reserves and acreage


  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions: Table 1
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions: Table 2
  • Deal analysis: Table 1
  • Deal analysis: Table 2
  • Strategic rationale: Table 1

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