John Mercury in Alberta Oil on Going Private Transactions

May 19, 2016

John Mercury writes in Alberta Oil on why conditions are ripe for an increased number of private equity-led buyouts of public companies in Canada's energy sector. Canadian energy and energy services companies are today facing difficult circumstances in preserving value. One strategic alternative is the going private transaction, where public shareholders are bought out for cash and the company delists and becomes a private, non-reporting company.