Big Deals: Exxon Mobil to Acquire Celtic Exploration

A Big Deal announcement Wednesday morning: Exxon Mobil Corp. to buy Celtic Exploration Ltd. for $2.6 billion, increasing its presence in Western Canada’s shale oil and natural gas regions.

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP is representing Celtic Exploration. William Guinan is lead counsel and Ross Freeman, George Kelly, Steve Pearson, Robyn Bourgeois, Louise Lee, J.P. Couture and Michael Saliken are also working on the matter.

The Globe and Mail has more analysis here.

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