Cairn Energy’s Acquisition of 35.1% Interest in Equinor Nicaragua blocks


García & Bodán and Arias advised on the deal

Cairn Energy PLC, through its subsidiary Capricorn Nicaragua B.V., acquired a 35,1% in four blocks in la Cuenca Sandino, Nicaragua, assigned to Equinor Nicaragua B.V.

Cairn Energy PLC is oil and gas exploration and development company. The Company, led by Simon Thomson, James Smith and Paul Mayland, operates in North West Europe, North Atlantic, Mediterranean, and South Asia. In 2018 Cairn Energy recorded $410 million revenues.

Equinor ASA, an energy company, explores for, produces, transports, refines, and markets petroleum and petroleum-derived products, and other forms of energy in Norway and internationally

García & Bodán advised Cairn Energy PLC with Federico Gurdián (Picture).

Arias advised Equinor Nicaragua B.V. with a team including Gustavo-Adolfo Vargas R., Rodrigo Ibarra R., Jeanette Franchini and Diana Fonseca.

Involved fees earner: Jeanette Franchini – Arias ; Rodrigo Ibarra Rodney – Arias ; Gustavo-Adolfo Vargas – Arias ; Federico Gurdián Sacasa – García & Bodán;

Law Firms: Arias ; García & Bodán;

Clients: Cairn Energy Plc; Equinor ASA;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti.