Andrews Kurth, Baker Botts Rep ZaZa In Toreador Tie-Up

Law360, New York (August 11, 2011, 5:50 PM EDT) -- French oil developer Toreador Resources Corp. and privately held Texas oil and gas producer ZaZa Energy LLC said Thursday they will merge to create a Texas company with combined assets in two countries valued at $294 million.

Holders of Houston-based ZaZa's equity will end up owning 75 percent of the combined company, which will trade on the Nasdaq stock exchange under the ticker symbol ZaZa, the companies said.

“Our combination with Toreador is the culmination of our efforts over the past two years to diversify our...
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