28 March 2007 – LAWFUEL –
Global Law Firm Clifford Chance advised Shell Gas (LPG) Holdings B.V. (“Shell”) on the divestment of a number of its liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) businesses in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Germany, Romania, Spain and Switzerland.
Shell, Vitogaz SA (“Vitogaz”) and Rubis SCA (“Rubis”) have signed Sale and Purchase Agreements relating to the divestment of Shell’s LPG businesses in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Germany, Romania, Spain and Switzerland. The deal in Romania is subject to the pre-emption and prior approval rights of Shell’s existing partners.
Shell’s legal team was led by in-house legal counsel, Arnaud Guerin, and included team members Margo Gray, Nicholas Campailla, Jeffrey Eneberi and Verity Quinn. The Clifford Chance team was led by John Wilkins in London and the team included Andrea Murray, Camiel de Vries, Alfred Ng and Vicky Ma (all London), Nadia Badea and Ioana Talnaru (both Bucharest), Thomas Hey and Christoph Holstein (both Düsseldorf), José María Fernández-Daza and Ignacio Blanco (both Madrid), and Emil Holub and Tomáš Doležil (both Prague) with Penev & Partners Law Offices and Lenz & Staehelin providing Bulgarian and Swiss law advice respectively. Vitogaz’s and Rubis’ legal team was led by Anne-Sylvie Vassenaix-Paxton of Norton Rose (Paris).