Press Release

Haynes and Boone Represents Alta Mesa in $3.8 Billion Merger with Silver Run Acquisition Corporation II

August 17, 2017

A team of Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers led by Houston Partner Bill Nelson is advising Alta Mesa Holdings, LP, which has reached a definitive agreement to combine with Silver Run Acquisition Corporation II and Kingfisher Midstream LLC. The transaction is subject to the approval of Silver Run II stockholders and the satisfaction or waiver of other customary closing conditions.

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.

Assisting Nelson on the matter are 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 and Simin Sun.