Press Release

Kirkland Advises GEP Haynesville LLC Consortium on the $850M Acquisition of Haynesville Shale Assets from Encana

Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised GEP Haynesville LLC, the consortium of GeoSouthern Haynesville, LP and GSO Capital Partners LP, that agreed to acquire from indirect, wholly-owned subsidiaries of Encana Corporation (TSX: ECA, NYSE: ECA) its Haynesville Shale assets for $850 million. Kirkland also represented GeoSouthern on the joint venture with GSO. The complete release can be found here.

The Kirkland team who led the deal included corporate partners Andy Calder and John Pitts and associates Bradford Rossi, David Thompson and Kathleen Turner; finance partners Will Bos and Andy Veit; tax partners Tom Evans and Ilan Napchan; environmental partners Brian Land, Paul Tanaka and Jonathan Kidwell; labor and employment partner Tim Stephenson; antitrust partner Ellen Jakovic; and intellectual property partners Gregg Kirchhoefer and Daniel Lewis.