Royal Dutch Shell to take over BG for EUR 64 billion

April 8, 2015

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, working as a team with its Best Friend Slaughter and May and with US law firm Cravath, Swaine & Moore has advised Royal Dutch Shell on its recommended cash and share offer for BG Group.

Under the offer, BG Shareholders will be entitled to receive a mix of cash and Shell B shares.


The De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek team is led by partner Paul Sleurink, supported by Okke Suurenbroek, Marlon Straathof, Erik Pijnacker Hordijk, Bernard Roelvink and Joost Schutte. The Slaughter and May team is led by corporate and commercial partners Roland Turnill, Hywel Davies and Rebecca Cousin, and the Cravath, Swaine & Moore team by partners William Rogers and Richard Hall.

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