Press Release

Kirkland & Ellis Represents Harbour Energy on Acquisition of Pacific Rubiales

Kirkland & Ellis LLP represents Harbour Energy Ltd. which today announced, alongside ALFA, S.A.B. de C.V., that it had entered into a definitive agreement, pursuant to which a newly-formed company jointly owned by ALFA and Harbour Energy will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Pacific Rubiales by way of a court-approved Plan of Arrangement, pursuant to which each Common Share of Pacific Rubiales not already owned by ALFA will be acquired by the newly-formed company for cash consideration of C$6.50 per share. Additional information on the transactions can be found here.

The Kirkland team was led by capital markets partner Richard Aftanas and associates David Curtiss and Jacob Gofman, debt finance partners Mary Kogut and Will Bos, tax partners Dean Shulman, Russell Light and David Grenker and associate Kevin Zaragoza, litigation partner Brigham Cannon, antitrust partners Ian John, Bilal Sayyed, Shaun Goodman, mergers and acquisitions clearance associate director Kurt Wunderlich and corporate partner John Pitts.