Nathan W. Stone

Nathan W. Stone

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Associate

  • Thompson & Knight LLP
    811 Main Street
    Suite 2500
    Houston, TX 77002-6129 USA
    713.217.2816
    832.397.8018
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Nathan Stone focuses his practice on corporate and securities matters, with a focus on private equity fund formation, investments, and ongoing operations.  His experience also includes acquisitions, sales, and joint ventures for entities across a variety of industries.

Experience

  • Representation of private equity sponsor focused on the upstream and midstream sectors of the oil and gas industry, in connection with the formation of various private equity funds, including funds with commitments from institutional taxable, tax-exempt, ERISA, foreign, and sovereign wealth fund investors as follows:

                o $6.5 billion
                o $3 billion

  • Represented sponsor in connection with formation and capitalization ($200 million) of two exploration and production companies focused on the Permian Basin
  • Represented privately held oilfield services company in connection with the sale of a majority stake to a publicly traded strategic buyer
  • Represented management team of a privately held deep water E&P company in connection with establishment of its equity line of capital of more than $1.2 billion from private equity sponsors and sovereign wealth funds
  • Represented sponsor in connection with ongoing operations of exploration and production portfolio company located in Mexico
  • Represented sponsor in connection with formation of private equity fund and related co-investment vehicle, focused on upstream oil and gas assets, with aggregate commitments of $1.5 billion
  • Represented leader in high-end multifamily development, construction, and property management in connection with a $98 million joint venture to construct a 350-unit Class A luxury multifamily development in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Represented owner of gas and service stations and convenience stores in South Texas with sale of assets to a strategic buyer
  • Represented sponsor in connection with ongoing operations of exploration and production portfolio company located in Canada
  • Represented sponsor in connection with formation of private equity fund focused on acquiring working interests in upstream oil and gas assets, with commitments of more than $40 million
  • Represented sponsor in connection with formation of private equity fund focused on acquiring working interests in upstream oil and gas assets, with commitments of more than $400 million
  • Represented target company, a developer and operator of a logistic-centric industrial park, in connection with the sale of a majority stake to a sponsor-backed midstream energy company
  • Represented sponsor in connection with formation and operation of parallel commercial real estate funds
  • Represented majority owner of a heavy equipment supply company in connection with the leveraged buyout of minority owners
  • Represented privately held logistics and transportation company in connection with a cross-border strategic acquisition
  • Represented sponsor in connection with capitalization of developer of self-storage real estate assets
  • Represented family office in connection with its $10 million venture capital commitment
  • Represented oilfield service company in connection with $10 million equity investment by a private equity sponsor
  • Represented sponsor and its wholly owned portfolio company in connection with strategic acquisition of a records retrieval company

Activities (Memberships/Affiliations)

  • Member, Houston Energy Finance Group
  • Member, Houston Producers Forum
  • Member, Small Steps Young Professionals