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Baker Botts Represents Golar LNG Limited in Connection with the Acquisition of Golar LNG Partners LP by New Fortress Energy Inc.


Golar LNG Partners LP (“Golar Partners”) and New Fortress Energy Inc. (“NFE”) announced today that they have entered into an agreement and plan of merger under which NFE has agreed to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common units and general partner units of Golar Partners for $3.55 per unit in cash, for a total purchase price of $251 million. The closing of the transaction is subject to the approval by the holders of a majority of the outstanding Golar Partners common units, the receipt of certain regulatory approvals and third party consents and other customary closing conditions and is expected to occur in the first half of 2021.

Baker Botts is representing Golar LNG Limited in the transaction.

Baker Botts Lawyers/Office Involved:

Corporate: Catherine Gallagher (Partner, Washington); Michael Swidler (Partner, New York); Michael Rosenwasser (Special Counsel, New York); John Johnston (Special Counsel, New York); Jonathan Kovacs (Associate, New York); Lee Davis (Associate, Washington); Daniel Jung (Associate, Houston)

Tax: Jon Lobb (Partner, Houston); Snow Rui (Associate, Dallas)

Litigation/Antitrust: Matthew Levitt (Partner, Brussels); Michael Bodosky (Special Counsel, Washington); Dina Jubrail (Associate, London)

For more information, please see the Golar Partners news release by clicking here.

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