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Latham & Watkins Advised MidOcean Energy in Its Completed Acquisition of 20% Stake in Peru LNG

April 23, 2024
Firm represented MidOcean in transaction involving the only LNG export facility in South America.

MidOcean Energy, an LNG company formed and managed by EIG, a leading institutional investor in the global energy and infrastructure sectors, announced the completion of its previously announced agreement to acquire SK earthon’s 20% interest in Peru LNG, owner and operator of the only LNG export facility in South America.

Latham & Watkins LLP represented MidOcean in the transaction with an M&A team led by partners Charlie Carpenter and Justin T. Stolte, with associates Greg Sorensen, Melanie von Staa Toledo, Caroline Silverstein, and Mark Goshgarian. Advice was also provided on tax matters by partners Tim Fenn and Jared Grimley, with associate Christina McLeod, and on project development matters by partner Chris Peponis and counsel Brian Hintze, with associates Ikechukwu Obioma and Jeffrey Romano.