Nine Energy Services sells solutions segment to Brigade Energy for $17M
Nine Energy Service announced that it has sold its Production Solutions segment to Brigade Energy Services for approximately $17M in cash, subject to working capital adjustments. The transaction includes Nine's fleet of 107 workover rigs, ancillary equipment and real estate associated with the 13 operating facilities throughout the United States. This divestiture will not impact Nine's access to historic net operating losses. The transaction closed on August 30. The company said, "This transaction makes Nine a pure-play, asset-light completions company with differentiated technology and service offerings. With the closing of the transaction, our employee base will decrease by approximately 24%, while simultaneously lowering capital expenditures. We expect this transaction to be accretive to net income, ROIC and Adjusted EBITDA margin going forward."