S&C Awarded “International Deal of the Year” at Australasian Law AwardsJune 12, 2019
S&C advised BHP Billiton, a leading natural resources company headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, in a deal that The Australasian Lawyer named as its “International Deal of the Year” at the Australasian Law Awards 2019. In this complex cross-border transaction, BHP Billiton agreed to sell BP its entire interests in the Eagle Ford, Haynesville and Permian Onshore U.S. oil and gas assets for a combined base consideration of $10.5 billion.
S&C’s pre-eminent U.S. legal practice in Australia and New Zealand includes capital markets work, corporate transactions, project financings, and mergers and acquisitions. The Firm also provides advice on regulatory and corporate governance matters, litigation and investigations. S&C’s practice in Australia regularly draws praise from across the globe: recently the Financial Times named S&C among the most innovative international firms in the Asia-Pacific region for the Firm’s work on Australia Pacific LNG’s $1.4 billion refinancing in its 2019 Innovative Lawyers Asia-Pacific Report.