AltaGas Ltd.: Acquisition of Decker Energy International
In January 2012, Alberta-based energy infrastructure business, AltaGas Ltd. (AltaGas),was considering the purchase of U.S.-based green energy power producer Decker Energy International, Inc. The move into renewable energy and into the United States would be a departure for AltaGas, which was primarily focused on traditional energy and infrastructure businesses in Canada. The financial lead on the acquisition project was looking at the assumptions provided. His task was to value the U.S. power producer's assets and provide feedback on issues that could affect the deal.