EIG divestment in Bolivia-Brazil pipeline clears path for Petrobras stake

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Paul Hastings LLP in London and São Paulo and Brazil’s Stocche Forbes Advogados have helped US investor EIG Global Energy Partners sell its minority stake in Bolivia-Brazil natural gas pipeline (GASBOL) as it squares up to bid for a larger stake in the same asset, which is likely to be divested by state-owned oil giant Petrobras later this year.