Oil and gas Mergers & Acquisition: Acquiring and divesting assets and companies
2018 Course Dates:
Cost per delegate
Non EI member
A 10% early-bird discount is available on all courses booked two or more months in advance.
For more details on any of the training courses please contact Marjan Azodi in the EI training team on:
T: +44 (0)20 7467 7155
Delivered in Partnership With:
DWA Energy Limited
Access to quality international producing assets and reserves combined with infrastructure synergies, economies of scale and rapid growth potential are the key factors driving companies towards asset and corporate acquisitions. On the other hand portfolio rationalisation, lack of materiality and harvesting value in times of volatile commodity prices drives companies to divest assets, companies and, in some cases, seek mergers. Whether a buyer or seller the acquisition and divestment process in the oil and gas industry requires careful management and a structured approach if values are to be maximised and deals completed in an efficient manner and timeframe.
This course develops the theme of optimising corporate and portfolio value focusing on the role of business development to ensure long-term growth and improved returns through and the careful selection and structure of acquisitions, divestments and, in some cases, mergers. It concentrates on process and the recognition of the factors driving companies to acquire, divest or merge. The principles, skills and techniques required for successful acquisition and divestment activity apply to both large and small companies.
The course focuses on integrating an understanding of M&A activity trends, the process involved in conducting M&A activity and and the skills that requires. The course involves presentations, case studies, exercises and discussions.
Who should attend?
This course is designed for a multi-disciplined audience from commercial, technical, corporate, business development, economics, human resources, planning, strategy, portfolio, financial, legal and risk management backgrounds.
Course content addresses issues and skills relevant to professionals and support staff involved in mergers, acquisitions and divestment activities from across the industry. This would include, but not be limited to: acquisition advisers, asset managers, analysts, bankers, buyers, economists, engineers, geologists, financiers, insurers, investors, lawyers, negotiators, planners, portfolio managers, and risk analysts.
Topics covered include:
Day One – Acquisition and divestment drivers and industry performance
Day Three – Strategic, financial and payment issues