El Paso Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Oil/gas Exploration Company

El Paso has acquired 4 companies of its own. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

El Paso’s largest acquisition to date was in 2005, when it acquired Medicine Bow Energy for $834M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2002, when it sold El Paso - 300 MW U.S. Power Plant to TC Energy for $127M. El Paso has acquired in 2 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include oil/gas exploration (67%) and communications (34%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity3
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6

El Paso Corporation

1100 Louisiana Suite 1000,
Houston, Texas 77002
United States,

El Paso Corporation is a processes, stores, and transmits natural gas and natural gas liquids. The Company was formed in 1928.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '06 '07 '08 '09 '10 '11 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 2 1 - - - - 3
vol $834M $225M $1.1B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 - - - - 1 2
vol $127M $127M
  5

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Alpheus Communications LLC 2011-09-21 - Secondary Buyout
Houston, Texas
Laredo Energy III LP 2007-01-01 225M USD Add-on Acquisition
Houston, Texas · www.laredoenergy.com
Medicine Bow Energy Corp. 2005-08-01 834M USD Add-on Acquisition
Denver, Colorado
Alpheus Communications LLC 2004-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Houston, Texas
El Paso Corp. - 300 MW U.S. Power Plant 2002-09-13 127M USD Divestiture
, United States
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Oil/Gas Exploration 2 (67%) 1.1B (100%) - -
Communications 1 (33%) - 1 (50%) -
Utilities - - 1 (50%) 127M (100%)
Total 3 $1.1B 2 $127M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 1.1B 2 127M
  Texas 2 225M 1 -
  Colorado 1 834M - -
Total 3 $1.1B 2 $127M

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $1.1B
TOTAL $1.1B
Largest Medicine Bow Energy Corp.
$834M (2005-08-01)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $127M
TOTAL $127M
Largest El Paso Corp. - 300 MW U.S. Power Plant
$127M (2002-09-13)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
67%
2 (67%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
50%
1 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)

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