* Talisman board recommends shareholders accept offer (Recasts, adds Talisman CEO comments, updates share price)
MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's Repsol has agreed to buy Talisman Energy , Canada's fifth-largest independent oil producer, for $13 billion as the drop in oil prices pushes energy companies to take the plunge on big M&A deals.
Repsol announced Tuesday an agreement to acquire Talisman Energy for $8.3 billion plus the assumption of $4.7 billion in debt. The announcement comes as little surprise, since talks between
MADRID, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Spanish oil firm Repsol on Tuesday said it would launch a takeover offer for 100 percent of Talisman Energy shares worth $8.3 billion.
(Corrects paragraph 4 to say Talisman confirmed on Monday, not late on Monday)
MADRID, Dec 16 (Reuters) - The board of Spanish oil major Repsol gave its approval Monday to launch a full takeover offer for Canada's Talisman Energy , a source with knowledge of the matter...
TORONTO, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell on Monday, weakening further after a 5 percent-plus drop last week despite a surge in takeover target Talisman Energy Inc shares as the...
MADRID, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Spanish oil major Repsol said it would discuss on Monday a takeover offer for 100 percent of Talisman Energy , which is also being circled by other potential bidders.
MADRID, Dec 15 (Reuters) - The board of Spanish oil major Repsol will on Monday discuss a potential bid for 100 percent of Talisman Energy , Repsol said in a statement to Spain's stock market...
TORONTO, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Talisman Energy Inc confirmed on Monday it is engaged in discussions with Spanish oil major Repsol regarding a potential corporate transaction.