Press Release

Haynes and Boone Helps Alta Mesa Close $3.8 Billion Merger

February 09, 2018

A team of Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers led by Houston Partner Bill Nelson advised Alta Mesa Holdings, LP, which on February 9 completed its $3.8 billion combination with Silver Run Acquisition Corporation II and Kingfisher Midstream LLC.

Founded in 1987 and based in Houston, Alta Mesa is a leading pure-play exploration and production company focused on the prolific STACK play in the Anadarko Basin. With approximately 120,000 contiguous net acres and about 4,200 gross identified drilling locations, Alta Mesa is among the largest and most active operators in the STACK.

In connection with the closing of the transaction, Silver Run II has been renamed Alta Mesa Resources, Inc., and its common stock and warrants will be traded on the NASDAQ Capital Market stock exchange. 

Nelson was assisted on the matter by Haynes and Boone Partners Kristina Trauger, Vicki Odette, Sam Lichtman, Buddy Clark, Jesse Gelsomini and Kraig Grahmann; Counsel John Menke; and Associates Kristin Santamaria, Nick Rice, Don Shiman, Sameer Saxena, Janna Mouret and Simin Sun.