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HFW advises on LPG deal in the Pacific Islands

Global, sector-focused law firm HFW has advised a group of banks led by Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank ("CACIB") in the financing of the acquisition by Geogas Group ("Geogas") of LPG trading and distribution operations in certain Pacific Islands from Origin Energy Limited.

Geogas operates in the seaborne trading, transportation, storage and distribution of LPG. With a fleet of over 50 LPG carriers, either owned or chartered, the group transports over six million tonnes annually.

HFW's team led by Jean-Marc Zampa (Partner, Paris office Head) included Diane de Moüy (Partner, Head of Corporate & finance in Paris), Thomas Forin (Partner); François de Geofroy (Associate, Paris), Carolyn Chudleigh (Partner, Sydney,Head of Corporate & Commercial group responsible for Australian law aspects) assisted by Joyce Fong (Associate, Sydney) and Eric Zhang (Paralegal, Sydney) and Olivier Bazin (Partner, Geneva,Head of HFW's Finance group responsible for Swiss law aspects) assisted by Christian Iovene (Associate, Geneva).

About HFW

HFW is a leading global law firm in the aerospace, commodities, construction, energy, insurance, and shipping sectors. The firm has 700 lawyers, including 185 partners, based in offices across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia Pacific. HFW prides itself on its deep industry expertise and its entrepreneurial, creative, and collaborative culture.

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