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Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (CIE)

  • Apr. 25, 2013, 10:43 AM
    Cobalt Energy (CIE +1.8%), which has doubled in value since going public in 2009 but still trades at a substantial discount to the value of its underlying assets, is turning into a takeover target for energy companies attracted to its oil finds from Africa to the Gulf of Mexico, Bloomberg writes. CIE’s assets are "a needle mover" for a large international player, Guggenheim says.
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  • Dec. 6, 2012, 8:36 AM
    Chevron (CVX), facing its longest slide in energy output in four years, could use its record cash to reignite growth by acquiring Cobalt Energy (CIE) or Kosmos Energy (KOS), Bloomberg speculates. “They're [CVX] going to have to come to the market because they haven’t returned the $21B on the balance sheet to shareholders," one analyst says. CIE +1% premarket.
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Cobalt International Energy Inc is an independent oil exploration and production company with operations in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico and offshore Angola and Gabon in West Africa.