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HGI Announces Joint Venture with EXCO

Paul, Weiss client Harbinger Group, Inc. (HGI) announced a joint venture with EXCO Resources, Inc. (EXCO) for a total consideration of $725 million, creating a private oil and gas limited partnership that will purchase and operate EXCO's U.S. conventional oil and gas assets. HGI will have approximately 75% equity interest in the partnership.

The Paul, Weiss team advising on the transaction included corporate partner Steven Williams and counsel Brian Finnegan; finance partner Eric Goodison; securities partner Raphael Russo; and tax partner Richard Bronstein.

November 6, 2012

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