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Five Point takes aim at oil and gas industry's pain

The private equity firm, which raised $450 million, plans to buy pipeline and storage assets from distressed sellers. Continue reading

EIF puts two hydroelectric plants up for sale

Energy investment firm, now part of Ares Management, hires Goldman to lead sale process. Continue reading

Schlumberger grabs Eurasia stake after share-price plunge

The $1.7 billion agreement with controlling shareholders of the Russian drilling company represents an 81% premium to Monday's closing price. Continue reading

Lender lusts put borrowers on a pedestal

Companies looking to refinance in 2014 were being romanced with multiple term sheets. Supply was so robust that beauty contests were commonplace. At the same time, due diligence became more intense and lenders will pounce at the first sign of trouble. Continue reading

Five developments to watch as activism gains steam

With the economy slowly recovering in 2014, activist investors had a field day. So did advisers to companies fighting off their most vocal investors, or those concerned that an activist might put in an appearance. Continue reading

Exclusive: American Electric Power taps Goldman for power plant sale

If deal goes through the plants could fetch between $2.8 billion and $3.6 billion. Continue reading

Insurgencies by the numbers

Dissident shareholders went big in 2014: Bigger companies were targeted, funds under management expanded rapidly and insurgents teamed up more frequently than ever before. That dramatic story is reflected in the statistics. Continue reading

Coming soon: Big deals, bigger busts

Finally! Boldface buyouts, blockbuster mergers and some old LBO busts on the way in 2015. Here's a look at some of the themes and headlines likely to dominate the next 12 months. Continue reading

DOJ's Pepco-Exelon review focuses on grid lock

Justice Department's action on PJM connections could lead to changes in electricity transmission rules. Continue reading

Wind tax credit extension is not a boon

One-year extension keeps project planning and industry growth up in the air. Continue reading

Repsol to pay $12.9B for Talisman

The deal reflects the Spanish company's drive to expand in politically stable regions following its skirmish with Argentina over YPF. Continue reading

Investors get fired up at Gas Natural CEO

Some believe company should sell itself, though all agree on need for management change. Continue reading

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