Kasit Rochanakorn | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Kasit Rochanakorn

Associate, London

Overview

Kasit is an associate in the firm's Private Equity practice. He regularly advises private equity houses and their portfolio companies on complex cross-border acquisitions, divestitures and leveraged buy-outs.

He has particular experience in the oil & gas sector and has previously been seconded to L1 Energy (a global investment fund focused on the oil & gas sector) and ConocoPhillips Inc. (the world's largest independent oil & gas exploration and production company).

Kasit is recommended by Legal 500 (2016) as a "key name" for Private Equity "who goes beyond the market standard".

Bars and Courts

  • England and Wales

Education

  • LLB, College of Law
  • MSc, London School of Economics
  • BA, University of Warwick

Languages

  • English
  • Thai

Experience

Bridgepoint on the SEK8.5 billion ($930 million) disposal of the Nordic Cinema Group, the largest cinema operator in the Nordic region, to AMC Entertainment.

L1 Energy on the $5.7 billion acquisition of RWE DEA, a leading German oil & gas company, from RWE AG.*

Africa Infrastructure Investment Managers on its equity investment in IHS Limited (a leading African telecommunications company).*

KSL Capital Partners on its acquisition of the Malmaison and Hotel du Vin chain of hotels from MWB Group Holdings plc and RBS Asset Management and the subsequent sale of the group to Frasers Hospitality for £374 million.*

KSL Capital Partners on its acquisition of Cameron House Resort from Sankaty Advisors for £70 million.*

Partners Group on a joint venture and major commercial property development in Switzerland.*

Partners Group on the establishment of an international buy-and-build platform focussed on the global education sector.*

ConocoPhillips Inc. on the $20 billion demerger of its global downstream oil & gas business and the establishment of Phillips 66.*

Total S.A. on the sale of its downstream oil & gas assets in the United Kingdom to Rontec Investments LLP.*

Total S.A. on the acquisition of the downstream oil & gas assets of Chevron in Egypt and Pakistan.*

*Matters worked on prior to joining White & Case.