Transocean Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Oil/gas Exploration Company

Transocean has acquired 5 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 2 assets.

Transocean’s largest acquisition to date was in 2007, when it acquired GlobalSantaFe for $17.0B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2013, when it sold Transocean /Assets/ to Shelf Drilling Holdings for $1.1B. Transocean has acquired in 1 US state, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include energy services and equipment (40%) and oil/gas exploration (40%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity7
    • M&A Buy Activity5
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 6

Transocean Ltd.

c30,
Steinhausen, 6312
Switzerland,
+41 41 749 0500
www.deepwater.com

Transocean Ltd. is a provider of offshore contract drilling services for energy companies, owning and operating among versatile fleets with a particular focus on deepwater and harsh-environment drilling. Transocean was founded in 1953 and is based in Steinhausen, Switzerland.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 2 1 1 1 - - 5
vol $18.5B $3.4B $21.9B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $2.1B $2.1B
  7

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Ocean Rig UDW, Inc. 2018-09-04 - Add-on Acquisition
George Town, Cayman Islands · www.ocean-rig.com
Songa Offshore SE 2017-08-15 3.4B USD Add-on Acquisition
Limassol, Cyprus
Transocean Partners LLC 2016-08-01 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.transoceanpartners.com
Transocean /Assets/ 2013-01-08 1.1B USD Divestiture
Vernier, Switzerland
Shelf Drilling Holdings Ltd. 2012-11-30 1.1B USD Divestiture
, United Arab Emirates · www.shelfdrilling.com
Aker Drilling ASA 2011-08-15 1.5B USD Add-on Acquisition
Stavanger, Norway
GlobalSantaFe Corp. 2007-07-23 17.0B USD Merger
Houston, Texas · www.globalsantafe.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Oil/Gas Exploration 2 (40%) 18.5B (84%) 2 (100%) 2.1B (100%)
Energy Services and Equipment 2 (40%) 3.4B (16%) - -
Financial Services 1 (20%) - - -
Total 5 $21.9B 2 $2.1B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Cayman Islands 1 - - -
Cyprus 1 3.4B - -
Norway 1 1.5B - -
Switzerland - - 1 1.1B
United Arab Emirates - - 1 1.1B
United Kingdom 1 - - -
United States 1 17.0B - -
  Texas 1 17.0B - -
Domestic - - 1 (50%) 1.1B (50%)
Cross-border 5 (100%) 21.9B (100%) 1 (50%) 1.1B (50%)
Total 5 $21.9B 2 $2.1B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
1
Clarksons Platou Securities AS
1
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1
Legal Deals
Wikborg Rein & Co.
2
Baker Botts LLP
1
King & Spalding LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 3 $21.9B
TOTAL $21.9B
Largest GlobalSantaFe Corp.
$17.0B (2007-07-23)
sell # Total
> $1B 2 $2.1B
TOTAL $2.1B
Largest Transocean /Assets/
$1.1B (2013-01-08)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Divested to
PE Firm(s)
75%
3 75%
Strategic(s)
25%
1 25%

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