$1.5 Billion Syndicated Credit Facility
Represented lead arranger and administrative agent in connection with $1.5 billion syndicated revolving credit facility for an instrumentality of a United States Government agency.
$7 Billion Syndicated Credit Facility
Represented the joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners in connection with a $7 billion syndicated revolving credit facility for ConocoPhillips, the largest independent oil and gas exploration and production company in the world.
$150 Million Note Purchase Agreement
Represented Alta Mesa Holdings, LP as borrower under a $150 million note purchase agreement entered into in connection with the company's recapitalization.
Innovative Mag-Drive, LLC Acquisition
Represented Flowserve US Inc. in its acquisition of Innovative Mag-Drive, LLC d/b/a Innomag, a manufacturer of advanced sealless magnetic drive centrifugal pumps.
Chief Oil Marcellus Shale Acquisition
Represented Chief Oil & Gas and its working interest partners, Enerplus Resources (USA) and Tug Hill Marcellus, in its acquisition of MKR Holdings LLC from a subsidiary of Chesapeake Energy Corporation for about $500 million.
Strategic Acquisition of Data Services Company
Represented one of the nation's largest background screening providers in the strategic acquisition of a data collection services company.
Credit Suisse in $100 Million Margin Loan
Advised Credit Suisse in its role as lead lender and administrative agent in a $100 million margin loan facility to a subsidiary of Rentech, Inc., an owner and operator of wood fiber processing and nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing businesses. The loan is collateralized by a portion of the publicly traded units of Rentech Nitrogen Partners, L.P.
Equity Rollover Transaction
Represent U.S. sellers in an equity rollover transaction in which a U.S. private equity firm acquired a controlling interest in the target U.S. and Canadian businesses.
$500 Million Senior Secured Syndicated Credit Facility for New Midstream Energy Limited Partnership
Represented Wells Fargo Securities, LLC as lead arranger and Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. as administrative agent in connection with $500 million senior secured syndicated credit facility for QEP Midstream Partners, LP, a midstream energy master limited partnership with assets in Wyoming, Colorado, Utah and North Dakota.
Acquisition of Marketing Werks, Inc.
Represented CROSSMARK, Inc., a leading consumer goods sales and marketing services company, in its acquisition of Marketing Werks Inc., the largest independent consumer-engagement company in the country.
$160 Million Senior Secured Advancing Term Loan and $10 Million Equity Investment
Represented investment firm in credit facility with oil and gas waste disposal company and corresponding equity investment in company. Proceeds were used to refinance existing indebtedness and fund an acquisition.
Deutsche Bank/Green Energy Team Hawaii Biomass Project
Represented Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., as Mandated Lead Arranger and Lender for a $76.1 million loan facility to fund construction of a 7.5-megawatt (net) biomass-to-energy facility on the island of Kaua'i, Hawaii.
Represented Alta Mesa Holdings, LP in a $150 Million Note Offering
Successfully represented Alta Mesa Holdings, LP, a privately held company engaged primarily in onshore oil and natural gas acquisition, exploitation, exploration and production, in the private issuance of $150 million aggregate principal amount of 9.625 percent Senior Notes due 2018.
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 Temple Power, LLC - Credit Agreement
Represented Panda Temple Power, LLC as borrower in a $300 million credit facility.
NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. and the John Hancock Center
Represented NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. in its acquired control of the John Hancock Center in Chicago after buying $218 million of loans.
Landry's Inc. - Refinancing
Represented Landry's Inc. in its $1.6 billion refinancing, which included a new $1.2 billion credit facility, a Rule 144A offering, a tender offer for the repurchase of outstanding notes and related internal restructurings.