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Morgan Lewis advises Blue Water Energy on investment in Unique Maritime Group

Law firm Morgan Lewis has advised London-based Blue Water Energy (BWE), an energy focused private equity firm, on its investment in Dubai-based Unique Maritime Group (UMG).

BWE was founded in 2011 and closed its Fund I in 2013 with USD861 million in commitments.
 
Fund I’s investment strategy is focused exclusively on the energy industry with core sub-sector focus areas including oilfield services, manufacturing, storage and logistics, and reserve development.
 
UMG is an integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solution provider, with local presence in the Middle East, US, UK, South Africa, Nigeria, India and Singapore. It employs over 500 people worldwide. 
 
Morgan Lewis’s Dubai-based business and finance practice partner Jim Knight and associates Philip Dowsett and Jane Sohn acted as BWE’s lead legal counsel on the transaction.

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