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 Mergers & Acquisitions partner Michael J. Aiello and included Mergers & Acquisitions partner Jackie Cohen; Mergers & Acquisitions counsel Naomi Munz and Mergers & Acquisitions associates Rob Cohen and Chelsea Berry. The team also included of Tax Head Joe Pari and Tax partner Chayim Neubort; Executive Compensation & Benefits Head Paul Wessel; Technology & IP Transactions Head Michael Epstein; Antitrust/Competition partner Steven Newborn; Executive Compensation & Benefits counsel Steven Margolis; Technology & IP Transactions counsel Caroline Geiger; Antitrust/Competition counsel Vadim Brusser; White Collar Defense, Regulatory and Investigations counsel Adam Safwat; Tax associate Sidney Chiang; Antitrust associate 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.