McDermott International’s Sale of Lummus Technology Business


Baker Botts L.L.P. represented McDermott International in the transaction.

McDermott International Inc. completed the sale of its Lummus Technology business in connection with completing its restructuring process.

Lummus Technology was sold to a joint partnership between Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd., a flagship company of The Chatterjee Group, and Rhône Capital. Proceeds from the sale of Lummus Technology were used to repay McDermott’s debtor-in-possession financing in full, as well as fund emergence costs and provide cash to the balance sheet for long-term liquidity.

McDermott is a premier, fully integrated provider of engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry. McDermott’s customers trust its technology-driven approach to design and build infrastructure solutions to responsibly transport and transform oil and gas into the products the world needs today. From concept to commissioning, McDermott’s expertise and comprehensive solutions deliver certainty, innovation and added value to energy projects around the world. It is called the “One McDermott Way.” Operating in over 54 countries, McDermott’s locally focused and globally integrated resources include approximately 40,000 employees, a diversified fleet of specialty marine construction vessels and fabrication facilities around the world.

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti