MEI Acquisitions Acquires Mariner Energy Assets

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec indirectly invested in a corporation, MEI Acquisitions, LLC, which indirectly acquired assets previously owned by Mariner Energy, Inc., an Enron subsidiary. The transaction was worth US$225 million. The first phase, which consisted of an investment in equity, was completed on March 12, 2004. The assets’ acquisition was completed under a Chapter 11 process.

The Caisse was represented by in-house counsel Robert Côté, and by McCarthy Tétrault, with a team comprised of Marc Dorion, Q.C., and Kim Thomassin.

As partners in MEI Acquisitions, ACON Investments, LLC and C/R Holdings were represented by David Winter of Hogan & Hartson and Barry Clarkson of Latham & Watkins, respectively.


Kim Thomassin Barry Clarkson Marc Dorion David Winter


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