Davis Polk advised GeoPark Limited in connection with the offering of $350 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.500% senior notes due 2027. The notes were sold in an offering exempt from registration pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S and are guaranteed by certain subsidiaries of GeoPark Limited. GeoPark will use the net proceeds to fund its acquisition of Amerisur Resources plc.
Founded in 2002, GeoPark Limited is a leading independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company with operations in Colombia, Chile, Brazil, Peru, Ecuador and Argentina and a proven track record of growth in production and reserves since 2006. Involved in drilling, developing and producing oil and gas, it has a successful track record of finding and producing oil and gas in Latin America.
The Davis Polk corporate team included partner Maurice Blanco and associates John H. Runne and Ernesto Talamás Velázquez. The Davis Polk finance team included counsel Aaron Ferner and associates Scott M. Herrig, Adela Troconis, Claudia Herron and Adam Horvath. Partner William A. Curran and associate M. Jared Sanders provided tax advice. Members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York and London offices.