CNOOC Ltd to buy Canadian Nexen Inc for US$15.1 billion in Cash

Dear PGM-Capital Blog readers, Today July 23rd 2012, China CNOOC Ltd (NYSE: CEO, HKSE: 0883.HK) anounced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all the outstanding common shares of Canadian Oil & Gas Company NEXEN Inc (NYSE: NXY, TSX: NXY), for US$27.50 per share in cash. The purchase price, which totals approx US$ 15.1 billion, represents[…]