Sequeira Energy Synopsis – May 2020 Newsletter

Coming off one of the most difficult economic periods in history, oil prices improved substantially in May largely driven by anticipation for improved demand coupled with unprecedented cuts to supply. Despite improved pricing, operators are being disciplined with spending with the number of active rigs in Canada hitting a record low in May down to 21 active rigs. As we …

The Well Street Journal – Q1 2020 – Oilfield Services Deep Dive

While we’ve all heard the saying, “Misery loves company” – it’s hard to imagine any degree of comfort being gained from COVID’s impact around the world. While it’s safe to say, we’re all in this together – the detriment to the energy industry has been exasperated by the price war that took place between Saudi Arabia and Russia in early …

Value Insight – Estate Freezes

“Never let a good crisis go to waste.” The famous Churchill quote comes to mind during the coronavirus pandemic in a variety of ways. For business owners and finance professionals, the global economic slowdown, crashing oil prices, and business uncertainty is resulting in low current market valuations for a variety of different asset classes, including private businesses. Read the full …

Capital Structure

Where to after the dust settles? Significant swings in the stock market. Interest rate cuts.  Federal stimulus packages. Today we are facing volatility that is unprecedented.  COVID-19 shutdowns and closures combined with the impact of the energy markets provide for a bleak economic outlook. Read the full article here.