Mergers and Acquisitions News in Australia

Woodside Shareholders Approve Merger
5/19/2022 - Woodside shareholders voted to approve the proposed merger (the Merger) with the petroleum business of BHP Group Limited at today’s Annual General Meeting. 98.66% of the votes submitted were in favour...
Woodside Files US Registration Statement
4/14/2022 - Woodside has applied to list its shares in the form of American Depositary Shares (ADSs) on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), in connection with the proposed merger (the Merger) with the petroleum b...
Viva Energy Acquires Plastics Manufacturer LyondellBasell
4/13/2022 - Viva Energy Group Limited (the Company) announces that it has agreed to acquire LyondellBasell Australia (LBA), a Geelong-based national polymer manufacturer and distributor which has its production f...
Woodside & BHP Petroleum Merger Investor Presentation
4/8/2022 - Attached is a presentation summarizing the strategic rationale of the proposed merger between Woodside and BHP’s petroleum business.

The presentation should be read in conjunction with the...
Supporting Information for Shareholder Vote on Merger
4/8/2022 - Woodside has released information in respect of the shareholder vote to approve the proposed merger with BHP’s petroleum business.

The Woodside Board unanimously recommends that shareholde...
AGL Announces Board Rejects Unsolicited Non-Binding Indicative Proposal
2/21/2022 - AGL Energy Limited (AGL Energy) advises that it has rejected an unsolicited, preliminary, non-binding indication of interest from a consortium led by Brookfield Asset Management Inc and including Grok...
ConocoPhillips Completes Purchase of 10% Interest in APLNG
2/17/2022 - ConocoPhillips has announced through its Australian subsidiary that it has completed the purchase of an additional 10% shareholding interest in Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) from Origin Energy for $1....
Woodside Announces Executive Leadership Team for Proposed Merged Company
2/15/2022 - Woodside CEO Meg O’Neill has announced the executive team to lead the company following the completion of Woodside’s proposed merger with BHP’s petroleum business, targeted for the second quarter of ...
Shell Completes Acquisition of Energy Retailer, Powershop Australia
2/1/2022 - Shell Energy Operations Pty Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Shell plc (“Shell”) has completed the acquisition of Powershop Australia (“Powershop”), an online energy retailer serving more than 185,00...
AGR’s Well Management UK Merges with SpotOn Energy
12/21/2021 - SpotOn Energy Holding AS has completed a transaction with AGR AS (“AGR”) to acquire AGR Well Management Limited (“AGR Well Management”), the Scotland registered Well Management division of AGR.
Merger of Santos & Oil Search Implemented
12/17/2021 - Santos Limited (Santos) is pleased to announce that the merger of Santos and Oil Search Limited (Oil Search) effected by way of scheme of arrangement (Scheme) has been implemented today. Accordingly, ...
Senex Enters into Implementation Agreement with POSCO
12/13/2021 - Key points
• PIC to acquire 100% of Senex shares for a cash offer price of A$4.60 per share, via a scheme of arrangement (“Scheme”)
• Cash offer price represents a 25% premium to the 30-...
Santos and Oil Search Merger Becomes Effective
12/10/2021 - - The merger of Santos and Oil Search is now effective following approval of Oil Search’s Scheme of Arrangement by the National Court of PNG Oil Search shareholders to receive 0.6275 new Santos share...
PNG ICCC Clearance for Oil Search Merger
12/8/2021 - Santos had received the necessary clearance from the Independent Consumer and Competition Commission (ICCC) of Papua New Guinea in order to implement the proposed merger with Oil Search.

T...
PNG Securities Commission Approval for Oil Search Merger
12/6/2021 - Santos had received the necessary Approval Letter and Exemption Notice from the Securities Commission of Papua New Guinea in order to implement the proposed merger with Oil Search.

The con...
Shell to Acquire Energy Retailer, Powershop Australia
11/22/2021 - Shell Energy Operations Pty Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Shell (“Shell”), has announced it will acquire Powershop Australia (“Powershop”), an online energy retailer serving more than 185,000 cust...
BHP and Woodside Agree to Create Global Energy Company
11/22/2021 - BHP Group (BHP) and Woodside Petroleum Ltd (Woodside) have signed a binding share sale agreement (SSA) for the merger of BHP’s oil and gas portfolio with Woodside (Merger). Woodside will acquire the e...
ReNu Energy to Acquire 100% of Countrywide Renewable Hydrogen Limited
11/10/2021 - Highlights
• Share Purchase Agreement signed to acquire 100% of Countrywide Renewable Hydrogen (CRH) through the issue of 134,659,520 fully paid ordinary shares at $0.0688 each.
• CRH is a...
Pure Hydrogen Completes H2X Transaction
11/5/2021 - - Pure Hydrogen has completed the transaction and now owns 24% of H2X Global Limited (“H2X”) with options to go to 48% ownership
- H2X is a H2 fuelled vehicle manufacturer developing hydrogen fu...
Santos & Oil Search Merger Timetable Update
10/29/2021 - Santos refers to the Merger Implementation Deed (MID) with Oil Search, released to the ASX on 10 September 2021, under which the two companies will combine via an Oil Search Scheme of Arrangement. ...

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