T&K in Texas Lawbook on Yates Deal

“Akin Gump, Thompson & Knight and Kemp Smith Advise in $2.5B EOG-Yates Combination”

Houston-based EOG Resources said Tuesday that it is purchasing Yates Petroleum Corporation, a privately held, New Mexico-based energy company, in a cash and stock transaction valued at $2.5 billion.

Yates turned to Dallas partner Wes Williams of Thompson & Knight to lead its end of the deal. Dallas partner Jessica Hammons and Houston partners Hunter White and Roger Aksamit also worked on the deal.