PE Firm Goldsmith Looks To Pick Up Petroplus' 5 Refineries

Law360, New York (February 3, 2012, 6:17 PM EST) -- Private equity firm Goldsmith Capital Partners LP is looking to buy all five refineries owned by bankrupt Swiss company Petroplus Holdings AG, Goldsmith announced Wednesday.

In laying down the groundwork for its bid, Goldsmith has notified administrators in the refineries' home countries of Germany, France, Great Britain and Switzerland of its interest and is also looking to conduct due diligence for a refinery in Antwerp, Belgium, it said. Information on how much the firm might offer for the assets was not immediately available.

“Goldsmith believes that...
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