November 15, 2018
Weil advised Tidewater Inc. in its $1.25 billion business combination with GulfMark Offshore, Inc. Tidewater is an owner and operator of one of the largest fleets of Offshore Support Vessels (OSVs) in the industry. The combined company has the industry's largest fleet and the broadest global operating footprint in the OSV sector. The transaction closed November 15, 2018.
The Weil team that advised Tidewater is led by M&A partner James Griffin and included Corporate associates Maryam Naghavi, Anne Langford and Grace Ly; Technology & IP Transactions partner Karen Ballack; Tax partner Jonathan Macke; Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Amy Rubin; Cybersecurity, Data Privacy & Information Management Co-Head Randi Singer; Environmental Head Annemargaret Connolly; Antitrust partner John Scribner; Environmental counsel Thomas Goslin; Antitrust counsel Michael Naughton; Technology & IP Transactions associate Luis Gonzalez; Tax associates Gary Silber and Lora Shub; Executive Compensation & Benefits associate Craig Olshan; Cybersecurity, Data Privacy & Information Management associate Elisabeth Sperle; and Antitrust associates Jonathan Cheng and Angela Diveley.