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Middle East

GIP consortium to seek $8 billion loan for ADNOC deal

An investor group backed by Global Infrastructure Partners and Brookfield Asset Management is seeking a loan of about $8 billion to finance the potential purchase of a stake in ADNOC’s natural gas pipelines, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

Middle East

KKR, BlackRock invest $4bn in Abu Dhabi pipelines

KKR & Co. and BlackRock Inc. agreed to invest $4 billion in Abu Dhabi’s oil pipelines, securing two decades of guaranteed returns and providing the Middle Eastern energy producer a cash injection to help diversify its economy.

Americas

US shale oil driller Samson files for bankruptcy

US oil and gas driller Samson Resources has filed for bankruptcy in Delaware, undone by a collapse in energy prices and billions in debt that KKR & Co. and other investors piled on to fund a 2011 takeover.