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Weil Advises Total S.A. in its Pending $8.8B Acquisition of Anadarko’s Assets in Africa

Weil is advising Total S.A. in its pending $8.8 billion acquisition of all of the oil and natural gas assets, liabilities, businesses and operations of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation in each of Algeria, Ghana, Mozambique and South Africa. The transaction is contingent upon approval by the relevant authorities and is expected to close in 2020, subject to customary closing conditions.

The Weil team is led by Mergers & Acquisitions partner Michael Aiello and includes Mergers & Acquisitions partner Jackie Cohen; Mergers & Acquisitions counsel Naomi Munz and Mergers & Acquisitions associates Rob Cohen and Chelsea Berry. The team also includes 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 & 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 associates Alex Farr and Sidney Chiang; Executive Compensation & Benefits associates Craig Olshan and Daniel Rios; Technology & IP Transactions associate Jillian Richardson; Antitrust associate Alison Finneran (Not Yet Admitted in D.C.); and International Arbitration & Trade associate Nathan Cunningham.

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