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$ENB and $SE agreed to merge. $SE shareholders will receive 0.984 shares of combined company, which will be called Enbridge Inc., for each $SE common share they own. The consideration to be received by $SE shareholders is valued at $40.33 per share. $ENB shareholders are expected to own about 57% of combined company and $SE will own about 43%.
$GE swung to a loss of $9.8Bil in 4Q17 from a profit in the year-over period, after incurring tax-related charges of $6.2Bil in its insurance arm, GE Capital. GAAP loss per share during the quarter stood at $1.13, while adjusted EPS fell 41% to 27 cents. Hurt by lower sales in power segment, revenue fell 5% to $31.4Bil.
$GE Transportation signed two contracts, valued at over $900MM, with Kazakhstan's state-run railroad Kazakhstan Temir Zholy, as part of its long-term commitment to develop the country's railway infrastructure. The contracts include the delivery of 300 shunter locomotives and an 18-year service agreement.
$WPZ's Transco pipeline delivered 15.58MM dekatherms of natural gas on Jan. 5, 2018. The Transco system, which stretches from South Texas to New York City, also established a new three-day market area delivery record, averaging 14.90 MMdt from Jan. 4 to Jan. 6, 2018.
$ANDV agreed to acquire 100% of the equity of Rangeland Energy II, LLC. $ANDV expects the purchase price multiple to be approx. nine times expected 2018 EBITDA and approx. six times expected 2019 EBITDA, including synergies. $ANDV expects to drop down the pipeline assets to $ANDX at a later date. The acquisition is expected to close early in 1Q18.
Railroad company $CNI has decided to purchase 200 new locomotives from $GE over the next three years. Production of the locomotives will commence next year at the GE facility in Texas, and the units are expected to be delivered in 2018, 2019 and 2020. The order includes Tier-4 and Tier -3 Evolution Series locomotives.
$COG agreed to sell its operated and non-operated Eagle Ford Shale assets to an affiliate of Venado Oil & Gas LLC for $765MM. This transaction is expected to close during 1Q18. Separately, the company announced the sale of its remaining East Texas assets to an undisclosed buyer that is expected to close on or before July 1, 2018.
Airborne Wireless Network (ABWN) entered into a Support Agreement on Dec. 14, 2017 with GE Aviation, one of $GE Business Units. ABWN anticipates that this relationship should significantly accelerate the development of ABWN's proprietary Hybrid Radio and Free-Optics Communications System to be demonstrated CY18.
$AES agreed to sell its equity interest Masin-AES Pte. to SMC Global Power Holdings. SMC Global Power is also purchasing the remaining 49% equity interest in the same assets, held by Electricity Generating Public Co. for $850MM. The transaction has a total enterprise value of about $2.4Bil.