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Freshfields Guides bp to the Closing of Its Acquisition of Archaea Energy

Freshfields guided bp to the closing of its all-cash acquisition of NYSE listed Archaea Energy Inc. The transaction was announced in October 2022, and closed on December 28, 2022 following the receipt of regulatory and Archaea Energy shareholder approvals. The acquisition of Archaea Energy, a leading provider of renewable natural gas (RNG) in the US, marks a milestone in the growth of bp’s strategic bioenergy business. More information is available here.

The Freshfields team was led by corporate/M&A Partners Jenny Hochenberg and Ethan Klingsberg and Associates Brayden Koslowsky, Vinita Sithapathy, Athanasios Tasopoulos, Joyce Fan and Nathalie Kupfer; employee benefits Partner Nicole Foster and Associates Andrew Herman and Sonia Bennett; finance Partner Kyle Lakin and Associates Aino Makisalo and Skyler Splinter; tax Partner Joe Soltis and Associates David Mitchell and Brendan Counihan; IP Partner Mena Kaplan and Associates Danny Spencer and Jennifer Lei; and data privacy/security Partner Chris Lyon, Counsel Brock Dahl and Associate Virginie Lassez.


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