Total oil & gas industry cross border M&A deals worth $1.2bn were announced in South and Central America Q4 2020, led by The Carlyle Group’s $825m asset transaction, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

  • Embed this chart

    Embed this chart into your website

    Copy and paste the image source into your website to display the chart.

The value marked an increase of 63.1% over the previous quarter and a drop of 41.2% when compared with the last four-quarter average of $2.04bn.

South and Central America held a 5.87% share of the global oil & gas industry cross border M&A deal value that totalled $20.43bn in Q4 2020. With a 4.04% share and deals worth $825m, Colombia was the top country in South and Central America’s cross border M&A deal value across oil & gas industry.

In terms of deal activity, South and Central America recorded 26 cross border deals during Q4 2020, marking a decrease of 48.00% over the previous quarter and a drop of 27.78% over the last four-quarter average. Panama recorded 16 deals during the quarter.

How well do you really know your competitors?

Access the most comprehensive Company Profiles on the market, powered by GlobalData. Save hours of research. Gain competitive edge.

Company Profile – free sample

Thank you!

Your download email will arrive shortly

Not ready to buy yet? Download a free sample

We are confident about the unique quality of our Company Profiles. However, we want you to make the most beneficial decision for your business, so we offer a free sample that you can download by submitting the below form

By GlobalData

South and Central America oil & gas industry cross border M&A deals in Q4 2020: Top deals

The top five oil & gas industry cross border M&A deals accounted for 84.16% of the overall value during Q4 2020.

The combined value of the top five cross border M&A deals stood at $1.01bn, against the overall value of $1.2bn recorded for the quarter.

The top five oil & gas industry cross border deals of Q4 2020 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) The Carlyle Group’s $825m asset transaction with Occidental Petroleum

2) The $61.7m acquisition of Petrobras Uruguay Distribuicion by Disa Corporacion Petrolifera

3) Navios Maritime Partners’ $51m asset transaction with Navios Maritime Holdings

4) The $46m asset transaction with by Neda Maritime Agency

5) PT Soechi Lines’ asset transaction with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines for $23.5m.