These  two  deals  between  TLM and  SSL  are  also  captured  in  this  unique  article   of   GURUFOCUS.COM   where  the  author   summarizes  all  the  M&A   activity  in  North  America  from  2009-2012. The  Asians  keep   buying    here

 

http://www.gurufocus.com/news/194149/north-america-the-new-energy-eldorado-for-the-foreign-oil--gas-suitors-is-here-to-stay

 
 
 
However  as  Devon  Shire  and  few  other  guys  says,  TLM  has  to  change  management.
The  current  one  is  mediocre.