ADVISERS JEFFERIES

NEIL SCHROEDER
MD OIL AND GAS INVESTMENT BANKING

Investment bank Jefferies is advising BP on its deal with Mitsui.

The team was led by Neil Schroeder, who has headed up the company’s oil and gas team since 2005. He is also advising Sojitz and Bridge Energy on UK North Sea divestments, and recently advised Endeavour on its acquisition of upstream interests in the North Sea.

Cambridge-educated Schroeder previously worked at ABN Amro.

Jefferies’ operations focus on the US, Europe and Asia and it has advised on a string of high profile deals in recent months.

In the technology sector it is advising Paradigm on its $1bn sale to Apax Partners.

while in healthcare it is steering through a $170m deal to sell IntegraMed to Sagard Capital Partners.

Also in that sector the company is advising Novartis on its $1.5bn purchase of Fougera.

In energy, it is advising Williams Partners on its $2.5bn acquisition of Caiman Eastern Midstream.

Jefferies has been in business for nearly 50 years and operates in 30 cities around the world. As well as M&A it works on corporate restructuring, private placements and high yield, convertible debt and equity placement.