BHP Billiton Acquires Petrohawk for US$12.1 Billion in Cash

Dear PGM CAPITAL Blog readers, today, July 15th 2011, BHP Billiton Ltd, world biggest and most diversified mining corporation [ASX: BHP, NYSE: BHP, LSE: BLT, JSE: BIL] and Petrohawk Energy Corporation (“Petrohawk”) [NYSE: HK] announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for BHP Billiton to acquire Petrohawk for US$38.75 per share by means of[…]