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InsideArbitrage Potential Deal Alert: Chesapeake Energy (CHK) has approached Southwestern Energy (SWN)

  • October 23, 2023

POTENTIAL DEAL DETAILS

StockSouthwestern Energy CompanySymbolSWN
Date Announced10/17/2023Source Reuters
TypeNews Report
Date of Confirmation: 01/11/2024Price at Confirmation: $6.89
Potential Profit: -6.00%Annualized Profit: -25.48%

According to Reuters, U.S. natural gas producer Chesapeake Energy Corp. (CHK) has approached Southwestern Energy (SWN), a peer valued by the stock market at $12 billion including debt, about a potential acquisition.

Update(s):

January 5, 2024: According to WSJ, Southwestern Energy (SWN) and Chesapeake Energy (CHK) are close to a merger that would create a roughly $17 billion company ranking as one of the largest natural-gas producers in the U.S and the deal could come together as soon as next week.

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