Notable Mergers and Acquisitions of the Day 06/05: (RRMS)/(CHK) (WPC)/(SJM) (PPG)

* Rose Rock Midstream, L.P. (NYSE: RRMS) announced that it has executed a definitive agreement to acquire crude oil trucking assets from a subsidiary of Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE: CHK). The transaction is expected to close during the second quarter of 2014 and is subject to customary closing conditions.



Acquisition Highlights



  • Includes 124 trucks, 122 trailers and miscellaneous equipment operating in Texas, Oklahoma and Ohio;

  • Approximately 200 employees; and

  • Term transportation agreement at market rates with Chesapeake Energy Marketing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Chesapeake


Following the close of the acquisition, Rose Rock will operate a fleet of more than 250 trucks


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