08 October 2015 I Deals and Cases

Gazprom, BASF, E.ON, ENGIE, OMV and Shell Sign Shareholders' Agreement on the Nord Stream 2 Project

Gazprom, BASF, E.ON, ENGIE, OMV and Shell signed a shareholders' agreement on the implementation of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project to enhance supply of natural gas to the European Union's market. The project will be developed by a project company with domicile in Zug, Switzerland, building on the positive experience of Nord Stream in implementing safe and reliable infrastructure.

Bär & Karrer acts as legal advisor to OMV in this transaction. The team of Bär & Karrer includes Phyllis Scholl, Ralph Malacrida, Sebastian Flückiger (all M&A, Energy), Mani Reinert (Competition), Thomas Stoltz and Raima Sherifoska (both Notarial Services).