Press Release

Kirkland Advises Noble on Closed Business Combination With Maersk Drilling

Kirkland counseled Noble Corporation plc on its business combination with The Drilling Company of 1972 A/S (Maersk Drilling), which has been successfully completed. The transaction concluded through the completion of Noble's recommended voluntary public share exchange offer to the shareholders of Maersk Drilling. The companies are now operating as a single organization as of Oct. 3, 2022.

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Sean Wheeler, Debbie Yee, Cephas Sekhar and Camille Walker; capital markets partners Anne Peetz and Noah Allen; debt finance partners Rachael Lichman, Chad Davis and Layton Bell; corporate associate Sara Lampert; capital markets associates Erin Eberle and Ben Sharp; antitrust partners Sally Evans, Michael Engel and Sion Davies; tax partners David Wheat, William Dong and Mike Carew; and executive compensation partner Rob Fowler.