A&D Advisory

Leverage a Wealth of Full-Service A&D Expertise

Acquisition and divestiture (A&D) expertise at CIBC Capital Markets is delivered by CIBC Griffis & Small.1 CIBC Griffis and Small provides energy-industry-specific technical and transaction advisory services within our global investment banking division in Calgary, Houston, London and Beijing. Our A&D capabilities allow our clients to go beyond their domestic borders to meet their strategic and financial goals.

A multidisciplinary team of engineers, geoscientists and technical support staff delivers superior technical expertise, and has decades of industry E&P and transaction experience in complex resource and conventional plays, waterfloods, CO2 floods and acreage positions.


A&D advisory supports successful outcomes for our clients through:

  • Asset A&D
  • Strategic corporate assessments
  • Takeover and defense planning
  • Corporate M&A
  • Valuations and fairness opinions

Our proven divestiture process includes:

  • Evaluation (engineering, geoscience, commercial, reserves and a fully-developed economic database)
  • Quantification (value estimate, preparation of all evaluation materials, information memorandum, maps and displays and virtual data rooms)
  • Marketing (teaser, buyer screening, access to decision makers, executive presentations, confidentiality agreements and scheduling of data rooms)
  • Data Rooms (preparation and oversight of physical data rooms, including virtual and seismic data rooms)
  • Negotiation (price and terms, PSA negotiation and closing assistance)
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