Medco Energi’s Takeover Offer for Ophir Energy


Sidley advised Indonesian oil and gas company PT Medco Energi Internasional Tbk on the takeover offer by a wholly owned subsidiary for Ophir Energy plc, a London-listed oil and gas exploration and production company.

Ophir Energy PLC is an independent upstream oil and gas exploration and production company focused on Asia and Africa. The company led by Alan Booth, Anthony Rouse and John Bell, in 2018 recorded $223 Million Revenues.

The Sidley team is led by Charlie Wilson (Picture, M&A, Singapore) and James Wood (Partner, M&A, London), with support from Ed Perry (Associate, M&A, London), Marilyn Loo (Associate, M&A, Singapore), Sofie Nordgren (Associate, Private Equity, London), Kristina Nordlander (Partner, Antitrust/Competition, London), Rosanna Connolly (Senior Associate, Antitrust/Competition, London), Peter McCorkell (Senior Associate, Employment, London), Tao Lan (Partner, Energy, Beijing), Gloria Wang (Counsel, Project Finance and Infrastructure, Beijing) and Brian Bradshaw (Partner, Energy, Houston).

Involved fees earner: Brian Bradshaw – Sidley Austin LLP; Rosanna Connolly – Sidley Austin LLP; Tao Lan – Sidley Austin LLP; Marilyn Loo – Sidley Austin LLP; Peter McCorkell – Sidley Austin LLP; Sofie Nordgren – Sidley Austin LLP; Kristina Nordlander – Sidley Austin LLP; Ed Perry – Sidley Austin LLP; Gloria Wang – Sidley Austin LLP; Charlie Wilson – Sidley Austin LLP; James Wood – Sidley Austin LLP;

Law Firms: Sidley Austin LLP;

Clients: PT Medco Energi Internasional Tbk;

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Author: Michael Patrini