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Haynes and Boone Handles Merger Named Top 2017 Deal by Texas Lawyer

June 21, 2018

Haynes and Boone, LLP represented Alta Mesa Holdings, LP in a merger that Texas Lawyer has selected as one of the state’s top deals in 2017.

Houston Partner Bill Nelson led the team that advised Alta Mesa, 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. 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.

To read the full list of the top Texas deals in 2017, click here.

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