|Enbridge Inc. - ENB.t transports and delivers energy through pipeline networks across the continent. |
Enbridge operates the world's longest and most sophisticated crude oil and liquids transportation system, shipping more than 2 million barrels of crude oil and billions of cubic feet of natural gas daily.
Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB) (NYSE:ENB) (Enbridge) and Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE:SE) (Spectra Energy) today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Enbridge and Spectra Energy will combine in a stock-for-stock merger transaction (the "Transaction"), which values Spectra Energy common stock at approximately C$37 billion (US$28 billion), based on the closing price of Enbridge's common shares on September 2, 2016. The combination will create the largest energy infrastructure company in North America and one of the largest globally based on a pro-forma enterprise value of approximately C$165 billion (US$127 billion). The Transaction was unanimously approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies and is expected to close in the first quarter of 2017, subject to shareholder and certain regulatory approvals, and other customary conditions.