Matheson Advising Weatherford On Its Corporate Re-Domiciliation From Switzerland To Ireland


Matheson is advising Weatherford International Ltd. on the Irish legal and tax aspects of its corporate re-domiciliation from Switzerland to Ireland, which was announced on 2 April 2014. Weatherford is one of the world's largest multinational oilfield service companies with a market capitalisation of approximately US$13.1 billion. The re-domiciliation, which is subject to shareholder approval, involves merging the current Swiss parent company of the Weatherford group into a newly formed Irish company.  As a result of the merger, the Irish company will become the publically-traded parent of the group with its shares being listed on the NYSE. The Matheson team advising on the re-domiciliation is being led by tax partner Joseph Duffy, corporate partners Pat English and Fergus Bolster as...

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