Monetization of Energy Infrastructure Assets - Sale-Leaseback of Natural Gas Liquids Pipeline Gathering System
Represented publicly traded energy exploration and production company in connection with a $225 million sale-leaseback of a natural gas liquids pipeline gathering system.
$500 Million Syndication Credit Facility in Connection with IPO of Master Limited Partnership
Represented the joint lead arrangers and the administrative agent in connection with a $500 million revolving credit facility in connection with the IPO of MPLX L.P., a master limited partnership formed by Marathon Petroleum Corporation.
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.
Combination of Energy Companies
Represented one of the largest independent energy retailers that markets and sells electricity and natural gas in the U.S. in a combination with Public Power, LLC, in order to form the resulting parent company, Crius Energy, LLC, of both entities.
$11.8 Billion Credit Facilties in Connection with Spinoff of Largest Independent U.S. Oil Refining Company
Represented the joint lead arrangers and bookrunners on the $11.8 billion syndicated financing ($4 billion revolving credit facility, $5 billion bridge loan, and $2.8 billion term loan) for Phillips 66, in connection with its spin off from ConocoPhillips to become a separate publicly traded company and largest independent refiner in the U.S.
$250 Million Senior Secured Syndicated Credit Facility for Propane and Refined Fuel Marketing Company
Represented lead arranger and bookrunner, and administrative agent, in connection with a $250 million secured syndicated revolving credit facility for Suburban Propane, L.P., a wholly owned subsidiary of Suburban Propane Partners, L.P., a publicly traded master limited partnership engaged in nationwide marketing and distribution of, propane, fuel oil and refined fuels, and marketing of natural gas and electricity in deregulated markets.
Initial Public Offering of 10 Million Trust Units
Represented one of the largest independent energy retailers that markets and sells electricity and natural gas in the U.S. in the initial public offering of its indirect parent company on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The initial public offering of 10 million trust units of the parent raised $100 million. The majority of the net proceeds of the offering were used to purchase an approximate 26.8% interest in the client.
$2 Billion Syndicated Credit Facility for Master Limited Partnership
Represented lead arranger and administrative agent in connection with $2 billion syndicated credit facility for Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P., a publicly traded master limited partnership that owns and operates oil and natural gas transportation, storage, processing and marketing assets.
$1.5 Billion Syndicated Credit Facility for Publicly Traded E&P Company
Represented lead arranger and administrative agent in connection with a $1.5 billion syndicated credit facility for QEP Resources, Inc., a NYSE-listed leading independent natural gas and oil exploration and production company with operations focused in the Rocky Mountain and Midcontinent regions of the United States, and natural gas gathering, processing and storing assets.
Innkeepers USA Trust
Representation of Midland Loan Services, the special servicer for an $825 million mortgage debt, in the Chapter 11 case of InnkeepersUSA Trust. Innkeepers' attempt to enter into a plan support agreement regarding a debt-for-equity swap was defeated. Midland's efforts resulted in the properties being placed on the market and a substantial increase in creditor recoveries.
$1 Billion Credit Facility - Global Engineering, Construction and Services Company
Represented lead arranger and administrative agent in connection with $1 billion multicurrency syndicated senior credit facility for KBR, Inc., a global engineering, construction and services company and the world's largest defense services provider, with employees and operations throughout the world.
$2.65 Billion Credit Facility - U.S. & Canadian Oil and Natural Gas Production Company
Represented lead arranger and administrative agent in connection with a $2.65 billion syndicated senior credit facility with Canadian dollar subfacility for Devon Energy Corporation, an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company with operations focused onshore in the U.S. and Canada.
Bankruptcy Representation - Energy Industry
Brought notice of default and non-judicial foreclosure procedures to bear of defaulting borrower; represented lender throughout subsequent bankruptcy and defended lender's lien priority against vendor lien claimants during liquidation.