Kosmos Energy Ltd.’s $199.5 million secondary offering


Conyers advised Kosmos Energy Ltd. in relation to an underwritten public offering of 30,000,000 of its common shares, which were all offered by funds affiliated with The Blackstone Group L.P. and Warburg Pincus LLC. The aggregate value of the share sale was US$199.5 million with a price to the public of US$6.65 per share.

Barclays Capital Inc. acted as the sole underwriter.

Guy Cooper and Jason Piney of Conyers’ Bermuda office advised on the matter alongside Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP.

The Davis Polk capital markets team included partner Byron B. Rooney (Picture) and associates Milson C. Yu and Evan Leitner. Partner Michael Mollerus and associate Peter Benesch provided tax advice. Counsel Betty Moy Huber and associate Yuko Masunaga provided environmental advice. Partner Gregory S. Rowland and associate Colleen Blanco provided Investment Company Act of 1940 advice.

Simpson Thatcher & Bartlett acted for the underwriter.

Involved fees earner: Guy Cooper – Conyers Dill & Pearman; Jason Piney – Conyers Dill & Pearman; Byron Rooney – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Milson C. Yu – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Evan Leitner – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Michael Mollerus – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Peter Benesch – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Betty Moy Huber – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Yuko Masunaga – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Gregory Rowland – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Colleen Blanco – Davis Polk & Wardwell;

Law Firms: Conyers Dill & Pearman; Davis Polk & Wardwell;

Clients: Kosmos Energy Ltd.;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti