According to a Bloomberg report, Spain’s largest oil company, Repsol, is eyeing down Calgary-based Talisman Energy as a potential takeover target. Bloomberg cite’s the sources of the rumor as ‘people familiar with the matter.’
A Spanish newspaper earlier reported Repsol was working with JPMorgan to evaluate potential targets as the company looks to expand on its international asset base.
Spokesmen from Repsol, Talisman and JPMorgan all declined to comment on the matter.
UPDATE: Talisman put out a press release Wednesday morning responding to these reports. The company acknowledges that it has been approached by Repsol. Read it here…