New York – February 3, 2012 – Debevoise & Plimpton LLP advised EIG Global Energy Partners (EIG) in a definitive agreement under which the China Investment Corporation (CIC) will purchase a stake in EIG.
EIG is a leading institutional investor to the global energy sector with $9.5 billion under management as of November 30, 2011. EIG specializes in private investments in energy, resources and related infrastructure and was formerly the Energy & InfrastructureGroup of Trust Company of the West. Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a leading international law firm with offices in New York, Washington D.C., London, Paris, Frankfurt, Moscow, Hong Kong and Shanghai.
The Debevoise team was led by partner Jennifer J. Burleigh and included partners Maurizio Levi-Minzi and David H. Schnabel, and associates Andrew M. Ahern and Adam Hankiss.