Kosmos Energy’s $93 Million Secondary Offering of Common Shares


Simpson Thacher represented the underwriter, Barclays Capital Inc., in connection with a registered public offering of common shares of Kosmos Energy Ltd. A total of approximately $93 million (including the underwriter’s option to purchase additional shares) in net proceeds was raised in the offering, all of which were received by affiliates of Warburg Pincus LLC.

Kosmos Energy Ltd. is a full-cycle independent oil and gas exploration and production company focused along the Atlantic Margin.

The Simpson Thacher team included David Azarkh (Picture), Matthew Hart and Richard Ragusa (Capital Markets); Jonathan Cantor and Sarah Katz (Tax); Mike Isby and Tim Mulvihill (Environmental); Larry Moss and Joo Hyun Lee (Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits); Abram Ellis and Tomi Mendel (Regulatory); and Jennie Getsin (FINRA).

Involved fees earner: David Azarkh – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jonathan Cantor – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Abram Ellis – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jennie Getsin – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Matthew Hart – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Michael Isby – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Sarah Katz – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Joo Hyun Lee – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Tomi Mendel – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Laurence Moss – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Timothy Mulvihill – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Richard Ragusa – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: Barclays Capital;