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Weil Advises Banks on Occidental Petroleum Corporation’s Acquisition of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

Weil is advising Citi and another financial institution as financial advisors and as providers of committed financing for Occidental Petroleum Corporation an international oil and gas exploration and production company with operations in the United States, Middle East and Latin America in its pending $57 billion acquisition of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation. The transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2019 and is subject to customary closing conditions, including approval from Anadarko’s shareholders and the receipt of regulatory approvals.

The Weil team advising the banks is led by Mergers & Acquisitions partner Michael Lubowitz, Banking & Finance partner Morgan Bale and Capital Markets partner Michael Hickey. The team also includes Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Sarah Downie; Tax partner Helyn Goldstein; Litigation partner John P. Mastando III; Environmental counsel Thomas Goslin; Real Estate attorney Leslie Smith;  Mergers & Acquisitions associates Kevin KitsonMario Carroll and Sam Hulsey; Banking & Finance associates Charles DriscollMax Maisonrouge and Vaishali Mahna; Capital Markets associates Michael SteinAlla KhabinskayaStefan Tsourovakas and Morgan Lloyd (Not Yet Admitted in New York); Litigation associate Lauren Jacobson; Regulatory associate Timothy C. Welch; Executive Compensation & Benefits associate Maliha Ikram and Tax associate Gary Silber.