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Exploring the newly opened Mexican energy business

McDermott Will & Emery's Daniel Chavez expects activity to pick up as companies inside the country and outside seek partners. Amid regional instability, the U.S. neighbor takes center stage for investors interested in Latin America. Continue reading

Enel bids for Endesa subsidiary's Enersis business

The Italian company vies for direct control of the Chilean utility through a $10.7 billion offer before it sets about cutting its 92% stake in Spain's Endesa. Continue reading

Matagorda Island Gas enters Chapter 11

The oil and gas development company had to shut down operations last November following noncompliance with safety regulations. Continue reading

Broken levy: How U.S. tax law encourages inversions

As companies seek better treatment by relocating overseas, pressure builds to reform a system rooted in the imperial era. As one critic points out, "doing nothing borders on the irresponsible." Continue reading

BHP Billiton to spin out non-core assets

The Anglo-Australian mining company has announced plans to spin off unwanted aluminum and coal assets in a move that is expected to create a new business worth up to $17 billion Continue reading

Virtus Oil warns investors about advertisement

The Moskowitz Report claims that the oil and gas company's assets are worth $44 a share, even though its stock is trading around $1. Continue reading

BHP Billiton 'prefers' demerger option

The Anglo-Australian miner hints a decision is close on whether to spin off its non-core assets into a separate company and concentrate on four or five core "pillars," including iron ore and petroleum. Continue reading

Junior creditors to investigate Energy Future

The group of second-lien noteholders has asserted the original restructuring plan for the electricity producer would have shortchanged them. Continue reading

Loews sells HighMount Exploration unit for $800M

Tisch family-led conglomerate bought the unit betting on higher natural gas prices, but that proved to be a money-losing proposition. Continue reading

European market moves toward covenant-lite loans

Investors' hunger for yield drives increasingly sponsor-friendly terms in the middle market as well as in larger deals, says Marborough Partners. Continue reading

Big investments for Indian hydro, wind power

India's Reliance Power and GE place bets on alternative energy provision in India as the country attempts to reduce its reliance on coal while finding urgently needed new sources of electricity. Continue reading

An activist's plans for Rowan Cos.

Investor Clifton Robbins may have spinoffs of assets into an MLP in mind. Continue reading

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