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Africa Oil Announces Closing of Acquisition of Producing Assets in Deepwater Nigeria

Vinson & Elkins advised Africa Oil Corp. in the acquisition of a 50% ownership interest in Petrobras Oil and Gas B.V. (“POGBV”).  BTG Pactual E&P B.V. will continue to own the remaining 50% of POGBV. The acquisition, the signing of which was announced in October 2018 with a valuation of $1.407 billion, closed on January 15, 2020.

The V&E team was led by London partner Alex Msimang and senior associate Nadine Amr, with assistance from partner Chris Strong, partner John Dawson and senior associate Emilie Stewart, and counsel David Smith and associate Ryan Will.

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