Recent Transactions

Investment Banking/Acquisition & Divestitures

GMP FirstEnergy provides advisory, financing and capital markets solutions to energy companies around the world through all stages of their development.

We are energy specialists. Our team of dedicated professionals has expertise in finance, accounting, portfolio management, petroleum engineering, geology and geophysics. As a focused specialist, GMP FirstEnergy understands the energy sector better than any other investment bank.

Our team is technically focused and brings a combination of both real E&P industry and A&D advisory experience. This puts our corporate clients at a distinct advantage when it comes to assistance with financing, merger, acquisition, valuation and advisory services, or in divesting oil, gas or other energy sector assets. Our specialization enables us to develop a deep understanding of our clients' business and provide them with strategic, customized and innovative solutions worldwide.

Since 1993, the inception of our predecessor firm (FirstEnergy Capital), we have been involved in a broad range and extensive number of advisory assignments. Since 2008 alone, our firm advised on over 170 Corporate and Asset advisory transactions with a cumulative value in excess of $34 billion (Cdn). In addition, we participated in over 519 equity financings raising more than $73.7 billion (Cdn).

GMP FirstEnergy's London team is recognized as a leading corporate broker to energy companies in the London market.  GMP FirstEnergy is a prominent player in equity financings, M&A and A&D for E&P players active outside North America. The team has been involved in financing and advisory mandates throughout Europe, Africa, Latin America, the Former Soviet Union, Oceania and the Middle East with clients ranging from Super Majors to small private juniors.

A summary of the services GMP FirstEnergy provides includes:

Asset and Corporate Advisory

  • Acquisitions, mergers and divestitures of public and private companies
  • Assessment of strategic alternatives and shareholder value maximization
  • Takeover defense strategies and planning
  • Valuations and fairness opinions
  • Acquisitions & divestitures of upstream and midstream oil and gas assets
  • Asset valuations and strategic portfolio analysis

Capital Markets and Equity Financing

  • Equity underwriting and distribution for public and private companies
  • High yield debt and convertible debentures
  • Private placements