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.


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.