Longbow Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Longbow Capital’s most common sectors for investment are oil/gas exploration (67%) and energy services and equipment (34%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (100%). Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2011 when it acquired Spur Petroleum for $5M.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (75%). Longbow Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2014 when it sold Elkhorn Resources for $427M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity7
    • M&A Buy Activity3
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4

Longbow Capital, Inc.

701, 421 - 7th Avenue SW,
Calgary, Alberta T2P 4K9
Canada
(403) 264-1888
www.longbowcapital.com
communications@longbowcapital.com

Longbow Capital is a private investment group focused on small to mid-sized oil and natural gas opportunities in Western Canada. Longbow was formed in 1997 and is based in Calgary.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Oil/Gas Exploration

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)

Geographic Preferences: Canada

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
vol $5M $5M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
vol $554M $554M
  7

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Elkhorn Resources, Inc. 2014-04-09 427M USD Trade Sale - Public Company
Calgary, Alberta
Flagstone Energy, Inc. 2013-11-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Calgary, Alberta
Huron Energy Corp. 2012-11-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Calgary, Alberta · www.huronenergy.ca
Waseca Energy, Inc. 2012-11-01 127M USD Add-on Acquisition
Lloydminster, Alberta
Elkhorn Resources, Inc. 2012-10-22 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Calgary, Alberta
New Star Energy Ltd. 2012-10-18 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Calgary, Alberta · www.newstarenergy.ca
Spur Petroleum Ltd. 2011-12-21 5M USD Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Calgary, Alberta · www.spurresources.ca
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Oil/Gas Exploration 1 (100%) 5M (100%) 2 (67%) 5M (100%)
Energy Services and Equipment - - 1 (33%) -
Total 1 $5M 3 $5M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Canada 1 (100%) 5M (100%) 3 (100%) 5M (100%)
  Alberta 1 (100%) 5M (100%) 3 (100%) 5M (100%)
Total 1 $5M 3 $5M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (100%) 5M (100%) 3 (100%) 5M (100%)
Total 1 $5M 3 $5M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (75%) 554M (100%)
Trade Sale 1 (25%) -
Total 4 $554M

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $5M
TOTAL $5M
Largest Spur Petroleum Ltd.
$5M (2011-12-21)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $554M
TOTAL $554M
Largest Elkhorn Resources, Inc.
$427M (2014-04-09)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Exited to
Strategic(s)
100%
3 100%

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