Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

12-13 June 2018

Jonathan Woolf

Position: Partner, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro

Jonathan Woolf is a partner in the Corporate/M&A practice focusing on international private M&A in the oil and gas and private equity sectors. He has over 17 years of international M&A experience in a variety of sectors and has executed multiple transactions across the UK, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, Asia and Australasia. He joined CMS in November 2015. Before joining CMS Jonathan was Managing Counsel of BP’s global M&A Legal team in London for six years. Before joining BP, Jonathan practised at Linklaters and Ashurst in London, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Relevant experience includes acting for:

  • BP plc on its up to US$1.385bn sale of the Magnus oil & gas field and associated systems, together with the sale of BP’s interests in the Sullom Voe oil & gas terminal and the NPS and NLGP pipelines, to EnQuest plc
  • REA Group Limited on its €132.6 million sale of its European businesses, atHome Group S.à r.l. and REA Italia S.r.l., to Oakley Capital Private Equity
  • BP plc on its $313m million acquisition of an incremental 3.06% interest in the integrated Tangguh LNG Project located in West Papua, Indonesia from Repsol
  • Tilney Bestinvest (majority owned by Permira) on its acquisition of Ingenious Asset Management in the UK
  • BP plc on the disposal of its entire interest in Compañía Logística de Hidrocarburos (Spain’s leading oil and gas transportation and storage business) to a French institutional investor
  • BP plc on the acquisition of 17.75% of the West Nile Delta project in Egypt from Dea and L1 Energy
  • BP plc on its £320m disposal of the CATS pipeline in the UK North Sea to Antin Infrastructure Partners
  • BP plc on its $28bn disposal of its 50% interest in TNK-BP to Rosneft and acquisition of 12.5% of Rosneft
  • BP plc on a proposed swap of European and Asian assets with another oil and gas major
  • BP plc on its $500m acquisition of an incremental interest in the Shah Deniz upstream and midstream gas assets in Azerbaijan from Statoil
  • BP plc on its dissolution of the ROG refinery joint venture in Germany with Rosneft by way of asset swap and demerger
  • BP plc on its $400m disposal of its European LPG businesses (to multiple buyers)
  • BP plc on its $600m acquisition of CNAA, a biofuels producer in Brazil, from Riverstone
  • BP plc on its $1.1bn sale of upstream and infrastructure assets in Vietnam and Venezuela to TNK-BP
  • BP plc on the sale of its Zhuhai LPG terminal facility to Siam Gas
  • Lehman Brothers Asia / KPMG as provisional liquidators on the US$210m sale out of insolvency of the Lehman Brothers Asian investment bank assets and employees to Nomura Inc.
  • Dubai International Capital on its £600m secondary buyout of Alliance Medical from Bridgepoint Capital
  • Dubai International Capital on its $1.2bn secondary buyout of Almatis BV from Rhone Capital and Ontario Teachers Pension Plan
  • Bridgepoint Capital on the secondary buyout of the GHC group from Gambro AG, the healthcare group owned by EQT and Investor