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Freshfields Represents bp in $4.1B Take-Private of Archaea Energy

Freshfields is representing bp in its all-cash acquisition of NYSE-listed Archaea Energy Inc., announced on October 17, 2022. The transaction represents an enterprise value of $4.1 billion. The details of the transaction can be found here.

The Freshfields team is being led by corporate/M&A partners Jenny Hochenberg and Ethan Klingsberg, and associates Brayden Koslowsky, Vinita Sithapathy, Joyce Fan, Nathalie Kupfer and Athanasios Tasopoulos; employee benefits partner Nicole Foster and associates Andrew Herman and Sonia Bennett; tax partner Joe Soltis and associates David Mitchell and Brendan Counihan; IP partner Mena Kaplan and associates Danny Spencer and Jennifer Lei; data privacy/security partner Chris Lyon, counsel Brock Dahl and associate Virginie Lassez; and finance partner Kyle Lakin and associates Aino Makisalo and Skyler Splinter.


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