Norwegian rig firm Seadrill Ltd. has sold its 8.2 percent stake in Malaysia's Sapurakencana Petroleum Bhd for $198 million, according to a term sheet seen by Reuters on Thursday.
Seadrill sold 490.3 million shares at 1.58 ringgit per share, a 10.7 percent discount to Sapurakencana's closing price of 1.77 ringgit on Wednesday, the term sheet shows.
Seadrill confirmed the sale of its remaining stake in Sapurakencana in a regulatory filing.
A person familiar with the matter said the deal was more than two times covered.
Morgan Stanley was the sole global co-ordinator for the sale. Maybank was the co-bookrunner.
(Reporting by Anshuman Daga; Editing by Kenneth Maxwell)
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