CB Securities has a firm commitment to providing the highest level of service in many areas of the Merger, Divestiture, & Acquisition process. We have demonstrated higher success rates than our competitors, earning a reputation for closing deals.

 

Technical Services

Our marketing materials for dispositions are developed by knowledgeable evaluation engineers, geologists, and financial personnel to deliver a comprehensive technical package, allowing potential buyers to efficiently assess the offering. Our experienced engineering and geological team will identify upside and add value. CB Securities has an exclusive third party  agreement with Canadian Discovery Ltd., to provide geological servicesand has utilized this relationship since the inception of CB Securities to consult on projects as required.

CB Securities recognizes the importance of clear, concise, and accessible information for potential buyers and, as a result, have consistently developed unique presentation materials, including online presentations and online confidential data access.

 

Marketing Strategy Services

The CB Securities team has the capability to fully handle the marketing process on behalf of the client. With our team's evaluations background, we can effectively work with third party engineering firms to generate a fair and representative evaluation.

CB Securities will anticipate concerns that a potential buyer may have and address them upfront by preparing engineering, economic, and geological backup data to increase buyer confidence and efficiency in the process. We are committed to working with the client and potential buyers to ensure a successful transaction. We identify optimum asset packaging to maximize returns to the vendor.

CB Securities markets to either our entire database, or to a specifically targeted audience depending on our clients circumstances.

 

Negotiating Services

Our extensive experience in negotiations allows us to assist clients to successfully close transactions. Since 1999, CB Securities has completed more than 100 offerings valued in excess of $2 billion.  We typically act on behalf of the seller, however have also acted on behalf of buyers on occasion to successfully negotiate a deal.

CB Securities is typically commissioned to act on behalf of the seller in negotiations.  Alternatively, the team has been engaged to act solely on behalf of a buyer, but each situation is carefully assessed upon proposal. 

 

Fairness Opinions

We have the ability of considering the fairness of a transaction not only from the traditional financial perspective, but also with a technical perspective. CB Securities has prepared many of these over its 16 year history. Please visit our Fairness Opinions Page for more information.

 

Valuations

We provide valuation services to value either an oil and gas property, or to value public or private company shares. We conduct a careful and relevant analysis to assess value from both a financial perspective and with consideration of a technical perspective. Please visit our Valuations Page for more information.

 

Expert Witness

Darryl Derouin P.Eng. has been qualified as an expert in the Queen’s Bench Court entitled to give opinion evidence in oil and gas property and corporate asset marketing and divestiture.

 

Merger, Divestiture, & Acquisition Research

CB Securities has established working relationships with a large number of companies and works hard to maintain those relationships. Our extensive company database ensures industry wide coverage and enables us to identify and focus on suitable qualified purchasers.

We remain current on oil and gas market trends and conditions through continued research and are pleased to present those findings to aid companies in their corporate strategy. We continually track and summarize transaction activity over $2 million in size in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. Please visit the Market Intelligence Page for more information.