Weil Advised Total S.A. in its $4B Acquisition of Anadarko’s Assets in Africa

Weil advised Total S.A. in its $4 billion acquisition of all of the oil and natural gas assets, liabilities, businesses and operations of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation in Mozambique and South Africa.

The Weil team was led by Merger & Acquisitions partner Michael Aiello and included Merger & Acquisitions partner Jackie Cohen; Merger & Acquisitions counsel Naomi Munz and Merger & Acquisitions associates Rob Cohen and Chelsea Berry. The team also included Co-Chair of Tax Joe Pari and Tax partner Chayim Neubort; Head of Executive Compensation & Benefits Paul Wessel; Technology & IP Transactions Head Michael Epstein; Antitrust/Competition partner Steven Newborn; International Arbitration & Trade partner Ted Posner; Executive Compensation & Benefit counsel Steven Margolis; Technology & IP Transactions counsel Caroline Geiger; Antitrust/Competition counsel Vadim Brusser; White Collar Defense, Regulatory and Investigations counsel Adam Safwat; Tax associates Alex Farr and Sidney Chiang; Executive Compensation & Benefits associates Craig Olshan and Daniel Rios; Technology & IP Transactions associate Jillian Richardson; Antitrust associates Jonathan Cheng and Alison Finneran; and International Arbitration & Trade associate Nathan Cunningham.

The Paris team was led by Corporate partner Yannick Piette and included Corporate associate Jean-Baptiste Cornic. The team also included Antitrust/Competition partner Romain Ferla and Antitrust/Competition associates Flora Pitti-Ferrandi and Line Le Gleut.