Haynes and Boone Shortlisted for National M&A Award for Role in Two High Level Acquisitions

11/15/2010

DALLAS – Haynes and Boone, LLP has been shortlisted for the 9th Annual M&A Mergers and Acquisitions Awards for its role in representing the acquiror in two separate energy industry M&A deals.

Haynes and Boone partners Jan Sharry, Bob Albergotti and Sue Murphy advised Rise Energy Partners, LP in a series of 2009 distressed debt transactions nominated for Middle Market Deal of the Year. Rise acquired offshore oil and gas leases and assets from Pacific Energy Resources Ltd.

Houston-based Partner Arthur Nathan represented Wood Group, PLC in its acquisition of Michael Baker Corporation’s energy services division. The transaction is a finalist for Cross Border Deal of the Year.

The M&A Advisor Awards honor excellence in deal-making. Haynes and Boone is among 234 finalists in 47 categories representing transactions totaling more than $10 million in value. Finalists will be announced at the awards gala on Dec. 14 in New York City.

“It is an honor to recognize the achievements and accomplishments of Haynes and Boone,” said Roger Aguinaldo, CEO of The M&A Advisor. “In 2010, despite the continued challenging economic conditions, Haynes and Boone has demonstrated that perseverance and performance lead to success in this market.”

The 9th Annual M&A Advisor Awards and Summit is a premiere event bringing together more than 400 leading M&A dealmakers, deal team members and key service providers.

Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international corporate law firm with offices in Texas, New York, California, Washington, D.C., Mexico City and Moscow, providing a full spectrum of legal services. With more than 525 attorneys, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest law firms in the nation by The National Law Journal. The firm has been named one of the "Best Corporate Law Firms in America" (Corporate Board Member Magazine, 2001-2009) and recognized as a “Top 20 Law Firm” for culture and for diversity with respect to both women and minorities (Vault, 2011).

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