PT Medco Energi Internasional’s acquisition of Ophir Energy was awarded “M&A Deal of the Year: South & Southeast Asia” at the Asia Legal Awards 2020. The annual awards honor the best work in the Asia-Pacific region.
Sidley represented 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 engages in the exploration, development, and production of upstream oil and gas properties in Asia, Africa and Mexico. The Sidley team was led by Singapore partner Charlie Wilson and London partner James Wood, and included Houston partner Brian Bradshaw, Beijing partner Tao Lan, London partner Kristina Nordlander, and Beijing counsel Gloria Wang.