Finance - Acquisitions Divestitures


Commodity Prices, Activist Investors Likely To Spur More Deals

Price pressures on commodities are likely to drive more deals and private equity will likely continue to invest.

Darren Barbee
Wed, 08/27/2014 - 09:40

Kinder Morgan Gets Hart-Scott-Rodino Approval

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission granted Kinder Morgan Inc. early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act for its proposed acquisition of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP.

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 13:22

Martin Midstream Completes $45 Million Sale Of Units

Martin Midstream Partners LP (MMLP) announced Aug. 22 that it completed the sale of MMLP common units to Martin Resource Management Corp. (MRMC) for $45 million.

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 09:39

Kinder Morgan: What’s Next For The Midstream Conglomerate And Its Peers

As has been well-established by this point, midstream insiders expected Kinder Morgan Inc. would need to do something big to manage its MLP’s distribution growth, which was doling out at least 5% each year, along with it general partner’s 50% take in profits.

Deon Daugherty
Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:21

NGL Energy, TransMontaigne End Talks On Buyout Proposal

NGL Energy Partners LP and TransMontaigne Partners LP (TLP) announced Aug. 15 that the companies ended talks dealing with NGL's proposed acquisition of Denver's TLP due to the inability to settle on a price.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:26

American Midstream Partners Bulks Up

In its second-quarter earnings call, American Midstream Partners’ executive chairman, president and CEO Stephen W. Bergstrom explained the company’s growth strategy.

Caryn Livingston
Fri, 08/15/2014 - 13:49

Is Kinder Morgan Changing The Standard?

Kinder Morgan Inc.’s decision to absorb its MLP businesses into a corporation is driving some uncertainty about what the future holds for the tax-advantaged structure.

Deon Daugherty
Thu, 08/14/2014 - 16:35

Secure Energy Services Acquires Predator Midstream

SECURE Energy Services Inc. entered into an agreement to acquire all of the assets of Calgary, Alberta-based Predator Midstream Ltd. for about $107 million, subject to certain customary closing conditions.

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 11:13

GasLog Partners Acquires First Option Vessels For $328 Million

GasLog Partners LP entered into an agreement to purchase from GasLog Ltd. 100% of the shares in the entities that own and charter the Methane Jane Elizabeth and Methane Rita Andrea, modern LNG carriers with a capacity of 145,000 cubic meters each, for an aggregate purchase price of $328 million. 

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 11:11

Prices A Barrier To Midstream M&A Deals

Midstream merger and acquisition (M&A) activity remains brisk as the sector, overall, remains high on the list for return-hungry deal makers and investors. But the pace of deals seems to be dropping off from a sizzling 2013 as asking prices climb.

Paul Hart
Thu, 08/14/2014 - 09:20

MLPs Under The Microscope

Experts say not to expect a mass shift away from the tax-advantaged structure.

Deon Daugherty
Wed, 08/13/2014 - 16:08

Martin Midstream Partners Acquires Cardinal Gas Storage

Martin Midstream Partners LP announced that through its indirect, wholly owned subsidiary Redbird Gas Storage LLC, it entered into an agreement with Energy Capital Partners and its affiliated funds to acquire all of ECP’s Category A membership interests in Cardinal Gas Storage Partners LLC.

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 11:35