Akin Gump Advises Laredo Petroleum Holdings in Anadarko Basin Sale

(Houston) – Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is advising Laredo Petroleum Holdings, Inc. in the proposed sale of its interests in properties and assets in the Anadarko Basin to affiliates of EnerVest, Ltd. for $438 million. The transaction, subject to customary closing conditions, is expected to close during the third quarter of 2013.

Christine LaFollette, a partner in Akin Gump’s energy and global transactions practice and the partner in charge of the firm’s Houston office, Thomas Weir, a tax partner, and Mark Zvonkovic, an energy and global transactions partner, led the team advising Laredo.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, a leading international law firm, numbers more than 850 lawyers in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.


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