Press Release

Kirkland Advises Alta on $207 Million Purchase from Mitsui as Part of its Interest in the Marcellus Shale Gas Project

Kirkland & Ellis LLP counseled Alta Resources Development, LLC on its agreement to purchase from Mitsui E&P USA LLC (MEPUSA), a subsidiary established in the United States by Mitsui and Mitsui Oil Exploration Co., Ltd., a part of MEPUSA’s interest in the Marcellus shale gas project in Pennsylvania for $207 million. The full release is available here.

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Andrew Calder, John Pitts, Scott Gordon and Cody Carper and associates Lauren Dies, David Thompson, Barrett Schitka and David Moore; debt finance partners Will Bos and Lucas Spivey and associate Jordan Roberts; capital markets partner Justin Fitzgerald Hoffman; investment funds partner Matthew Nadworny; and tax partner Chad McCormick and associate Tim Campany.