New Fortress Energy Completes Acquisition of Hygo Energy Transition Ltd. and Golar LNG Partners, LP
Vinson & Elkins advised the banks in connection with the committed financing package for the acquisition by New Fortress Energy Inc. of Hygo Energy Transition Ltd. and Golar LNG Partners LP. The financing consisted of an offering of $1.5 billion aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due 2026 and a $200 million revolving credit facility.
New Fortress Energy is a global energy infrastructure company founded to help accelerate the world’s transition to clean energy. The company funds, builds and operates natural gas infrastructure and logistics to rapidly deliver fully integrated, turnkey energy solutions that enable economic growth, enhance environmental stewardship and transform local industries and communities.
The V&E team was led by partner Noel Hughes, with assistance from partner Brett Santoli, counsel Christianne Williams, senior associates Caitlin Lawrence and Maya Bobbitt and associates Anthony Sanderson, Nico Kroeker, Chris Hesford, Nina Bhatia, Ashkan Fakhimi and Nina Ramachandran. Also advising were partners Lucy Jenkins and Steve Abramowitz, counsel Noelle Alix, senior associate Nicole Hamill and trainee solicitor Adair Cook; counsel Corinne Snow; partner Wendy Salinas, counsel Mary Alexander and associate Maddie Brown; counsel Damien Lyster and associate Michael Carroll; partner Brian Bloom; counsel Scot Dixon; and associate Chloe Schmergel.
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