“Corp. Deal Tracker Weekly Round-Up: Texas lawyers part of pre-holiday rush with 16 firms and 164 attorneys working on 15 Transactions worth $13.8B”
Rushing to complete deals before the holidays, Texas lawyers punched the accelerator this week and the results were impressive. Sixteen transactions worth $13.8 billion involving 16 different law firms and 164 Texas lawyers are the most since the CDT Round-Up began running in October.
V&E, DLA Piper, T&K work on $946M Oasis Petroleum acquisition
As the Texas Lawbook reported on last week, Vinson & Elkins, DLA Piper and Thompson Knight worked on a big M&A deal, Oasis Petroleum Inc.’s agreement Dec. 11 to buy 20,300 net acres in West Texas’ Delaware Basin from EnCap Investments- and Pine Brook Partners-backed Forge Energy for $946 million.
…Counseling Forge was DLA Piper attorney Steven Torello. Thompson & Knight represented EnCap with a team that included partner Sarah McLean, who offices out of Austin and Houston, and Houston partner Todd Lowther; partner Jesse Betts of Dallas; tax partner Roger Askamit of Houston; associates Stephen Grant of Houston and Jessica Kirk of Dallas; and attorney Sarah Nealis of Austin.
V&E, T&K, Reed Smith, LL work on $625M Noble Midstream deal
…T&K represented EnCap Flatrock Midstream with a team that included partners Sarah McLean, Todd Lowther and Doug Pedigo, all of Houston; attorney Sarah Nealis (Austin); and associate Jessica Kirk (Dallas).
Kelly Hart, T&K work on EnCap’s $300M equity commitment to Pegasus
…Thompson & Knight counseled EnCap, including partners Sarah McLean and Todd Lowther along with associates Lisa Thompkins and Mitchell Griffith, all of Houston.