Purchase of Earthbound Farm
Represented The WhiteWave Foods Company in its $600 million acquisition of the organic food brand, Earthbound Farm, from its existing shareholders, Kainos Capital and founders Drew and Myra Goodman.
Special Committee Investigation
Represented special committee of the board of directors a public company in investigation of alleged wrongdoing by senior management.
Sale of Interests Held by Rise Energy Partners, LP
Advised Rise Energy Partners, LP in connection with its sale of interests in various oil and gas producing properties offshore southern California to Memorial Production Partners LP for a purchase price of approximately $271 million.
Panda Power Funds/Sherman Gas-Fired Power Plant
Represented Panda Power Funds in the secured financing of the development of a natural gas-fired power plant in Sherman, Texas.
Acquisition of Service King by the Carlyle Group
Advised Service King Collision Repair Centers in the sale of its operations to a private equity fund managed by The Carlyle Group.
Panda Power Funds/Temple Gas-Fired Power Plant
Represented Panda Power Funds in the secured financing of the development of a natural gas-fired power plant in Temple, Texas.
Initial Public Offering - Matador Resources Company
Represented Matador Resources Company, an independent oil and gas company, in its initial public offering of $178.6 million of common stock, including shares sold by the selling shareholders.
Sale of the Assets of Nex-Tech Aerospace, Inc. and Nex-Tech Aerospace Holdings, Inc.
Represented Nex-Tech Aerospace Holdings, Inc. in the sale of the assets of Nex-Tech Aerospace, Inc. and Nex-Tech Aerospace Holdings, Inc. to an affiliate of Gridiron Capital.
Dean Foods Sale of its Customer-Brand Yogurt Business to Schreiber Foods
Represented Dean Foods in the sale of the assets related to its customer-brand yogurt business to Schreiber Foods.
Dean Foods in Sale of Mountain High Yoghurt
Represented Dean Foods and its subsidiaries in the sale of assets related to the Mountain High yoghurt business to General Mills, Inc.
Purchase and Sale Agreement, dated 12/15/09 by and among Pacific Energy Resources Ltd., San Pedro Bay Pipeline Company, Rise Energy Beta, LLC and SP Beta Properties, LLC
Represented Rise Energy Partners, LP in Bankruptcy Code section 363 purchase of offshore California oil reserves, oil production platforms, and pipelines from Pacific Energy Resources Ltd. Transaction involved a court ordered auction and credit bid by Rise of indebtedness totalling approximately $500 million.
American Airlines Sale of $1 Billion in Prepaid Miles
Represented American Airlines in securing $1 billion in liquidity through the negotiation of the prepaid sale of AAdvantage miles to Citibank N.A. together with $1.8 billion in certain aircraft related transactions.
Dean Foods Purchase of Assets from Dairyland, Inc.
Represented Dean Foods in its purchase of assets from Dairyland, Inc.
Represented ViewCast.com Inc. in its purchase of assets from Ancept Media Server, LLC.
Working Interest Sale
Represented Toreador Resources Corporation in a sale of assets to Petrol Ofisi AS.
Purchase of Stock
Represented Dean Foods in its purchase of stock from CreaMiser Products Corporation.
Purchase and Sale Agreement
Represented Toreador Resources Corporation in a sale of assets to RTF Realty Inc.
Merger with the Boeing Company and Aviall
Haynes and Boone represented Aviall Inc. in the company’s $2.05 billion merger with the Boeing Company. The deal represented the largest purchase for Boeing in a decade. As the world's largest independent provider of new aerospace parts and related aftermarket services, Aviall is a leading solutions provider of aftermarket supply-chain management services for the aerospace, defense and marine industries.
Panda Ethanol, Inc.
Haynes and Boone represented Panda throughout the development, as sole counsel, and in the final project financing as co-counsel in a complex $188 million debt financing of its 100 million gallon-per-year ethanol facility employing novel technology in Hereford, Texas. Senior debt financing consisted of a $158.1 million senior secured credit facility which includes a $5 million working capital facility and a letter of credit supporting $50 million in tax-exempt bonds that were issued by the Red River Authority of Texas. Additionally, the project financing included a $30 million subordinated debt credit facility.
Acquisition - TWA Assets
American Airlines in its acquisition of Trans World Airways (TWA) assets out of Chapter 11 proceedings.
Acquisition of Richfood Dairy
Represented Dean Foods in its acquisition of Richfood, Inc.
Debtor-in-Possession Financing and Exit Financing
Represented the administrative agent in connection with the negotiation, documentation, closing and ongoing administration of a debtor-in-possession financing and a subsequent exit financing for a major manufacturer of paper products.
Representation of a hedge fund that was both a major creditor and equity holder of Delphi. The fund sought to serve as a lead plan proponent with the Debtors. The fund's proposal was determined not to be the highest and best proposal. Delphi ultimately confirmed another plan of reorganization with the assistance of the U.S. government and General Motors in conjunction with the GM Chapter 11 case. Creditors received significantly less than they would have received under the original plan proposal.
Highland Capital Management, LP in its Acquisition of Cornerstone Healthcare Group
Represented Highland Capital Management, LP in its acquisition of Cornerstone Healthcare Group, an Austin-based provider of long-term acute care (LTAC) hospital services.
Highland Capital Management Bid to Acquire Delphi Corporation
Represented Highland Capital Management LP in its $4.7 billion bid to acquire Delphi Corp. Highland, as Delphi Corp.'s then-second-largest shareholder, offered its plan to recapitalize the auto parts giant to top an earlier offer of $3.4 billion made by an investment group led by Appaloosa Management and Cerberus Capital Management L.P. Extensive negotiations were held between Highland and Delphi, with Delphi ultimately proceeding with Appaloosa/Cerberus.
Represented Panda Energy International in its acquisition of Ciraccor, Inc.
Represented Highland Capital Management, L.P. in its purchase of stock in and restructuring of Home Interiors & Gifts, Inc.
American Airlines Acquisition of TWA's Assets - Latin America and Caribbean
Advised American Airlines in the acquisition of Trans World Airways (TWA) assets out of Chapter 11 proceedings. Aircraft were located in the U.S. and 13 foreign jurisdictions, including Mexico and parts of Latin America, Caribbean, Europe, and the Middle East.
America West Airlines
Represented GE Public Finance as lender to America West Airlines for the construction of the baggage handling system at the new Denver Airport. Successfully obtained payment in full for client before confirmation of plan because of threat of not allowing completion of project.
Dean Foods Co. in Numerous Acquisitions of Various Dairy Assets
Represents Dean Foods Co. in numerous acquisitions of various dairy assets.
Representation of Majority Secured Lender in Chapter 11 Case - Manufacturer of Tissue Products
Represented the majority secured lender in the Chapter 11 case, filed on Newark, New Jersey, of a leading manufacturer of tissue products with a strong presence in the Northeast.
PIPE - Common Stock - Toreador Resources Corporation
Proceeds from the placement were used to help fund 2007 exploration and development activities for Toreador Resources Corporation.
American Airlines Proposed Spin-Off or Sale of American Eagle
Represented American Airlines in connection with its proposed spin-off or sale of American Eagle, a wholly-owned subsidiary of AMR Corporation.
Represent Special Committee of Board of Directors - Hallwood
Represents the Special Committee of Hallwood’s Board of Directors in connection with various transactions with affiliates and a proposed sale of a subsidiary to an affiliate.