M&A Deal Summary

Alpha Natural Resources Acquires Diamond May Coal

On April 6, 2006, Alpha Natural Resources acquired oil/gas exploration company Diamond May Coal

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Alpha Natural Resources’ 4th transaction in the Oil/Gas Exploration sector.
  • This is Alpha Natural Resources’ 4th transaction in the United States.
  • This is Alpha Natural Resources’ 1st transaction in Kentucky.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2006-04-06
Target Diamond May Coal
Sector Oil/Gas Exploration
Buyer(s) Alpha Natural Resources
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

Diamond May Coal

Sassafras, Kentucky, United States
Diamond May Coal Co. engages in surface and underground mines in Kentucky.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Alpha Natural Resources

Bristol, Virginia, United States

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Category Company
Founded 2002
SectorMetals/Mining
Employees8,300
Revenue 4.3B USD (2014)
DESCRIPTION

Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. is a coal producer. Alpha NR supplies and exports metallurgical coal for use in the steel-making process and a supplier of thermal coal to electric utilities.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 4 of 7
Sector (Oil/Gas Exploration) 4 of 7
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 4 of 5
State (Kentucky) 1 of 2
Country (United States) 4 of 7
Year (2006) 1 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2005-10-26 Mate Creek Energy Of West Virginia

Newtown, West Virginia, United States

Mate Creek Energy Of West Virginia, Inc. include a large surface mine in West Virginia,producing low sulfur compliance coal, and a rail load-out facility on the Norfolk Southern line.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2006-05-01 Kentucky May Coal

Kite, Kentucky, United States

Kentucky May Coal Co., LLC provides coal mining and exploration services.

Buy $23M