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ENSCO SHAREHOLDERS APPROVE ATWOOD OCEANICS MERGER
Friday 06 October 2017

Shareholders of UK-based offshore drilling services company Ensco plc (NYSE: ESV) have approved the company's deal to acquire Texas, US-based offshore drilling provider Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE: ATW) at the company's 5 October shareholder meeting,
Final results of the general meeting of shareholders indicate that 65% of the shares cast at the meeting voted in favor of this proposal. Separately, Atwood announced that its shareholders voted to adopt the merger agreement with Ensco at a special meeting of Atwood shareholders. This deal was announced on 30 May 2017. Under the deal, Ensco will acquire Atwood in a stock transaction.


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Details
Date Published: 06/10/2017
Target: Atwood Oceanics, Inc
Country: USA
Deal Size: 6.9bn (USD)
Sector: Petroleum/Natural Gas/Coal
Type: Corporate acquisition
Financing: Stock
Status: Agreed
Vendor:
Buyer: Ensco plc
Buyer Advisor: Morgan Stanley and Co , DNB Markets , Latham Watkins LLP
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