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Unimin + Fairmount Santrol Becomes A Reality

Unimin and Fairmount Santrol have decided to combine in a merger expected to close mid-2018. The deal will create the largest frac sand supplier in the US. The merger of these two sand bellwethers has been rumored “seriously” since October and “casually” since well before that. In fact, back in …

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Forum’s Revenue Inversion & M&A Strategy Underscore A Seller’s Market Developing In NAM Completions

On Tuesday, Forum Energy Technologies said their NAM completions business has become their largest revenue generator. Completions and production/infrastructure (C&P) segment revenues contribute 80% of the global oilfield products company’ top line. Moreover, 85% of Forum’s sales are onshore and 80% come from North America (NAM). This is a company …

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Seadrill Bankrupt By February? Confidential Slide Deck Shows They May Take The Plunge…

A restructuring press release from Seadrill on Tuesday sent shares tumbling 29%. The press release said achieving viable restructuring would involve “significant dilution to current shareholders” and noted that the company needs a $1bn lifeline. In this context, down shares 29% is about right. But significant dilution to shareholders in a restructuring …

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