Our corporate attorneys assist clients with every aspect of domestic and cross-border merger and acquisition transactions. Clients include acquirers, targets, financial advisors, independent board committees, and equity investors.

Among the services we regularly provide are:

  • Advising senior management and boards of directors on the legal, regulatory, and tax implications of various transaction structures
  • Organizing and implementing legal due diligence reviews
  • Negotiating and drafting transaction agreements, and related documents
  • Advising on auctions and competitive bidding transactions
  • Assessing regulatory and litigation risks

Experience

Public Company

  • Representation of RigNet, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNET) in the acquisition of two oil and gas services providers, Automation Communications Engineering Corp. and Safety Controls, Inc.

  • Representation of Schlumberger Technology Corporation (NYSE: SLB) in the acquisition of assets from Houston Sigma Technologies.

  • Representation of Ensign Energy Services (TSE: ESI), a Canadian oil and gas drilling contractor, in the $500 million acquisition of the land drilling division of Houston-based Rowan Cos.

  • Representation of FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FTI) in the sale of its North American wireline services business to Reliance Oilfield Services.

  • Representation of Par Pacific Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PARR) in its acquisition of Hermes Consolidated, LLC (dba Wyoming Refining Company).

  • Representation of Azure Midstream Energy (NYSE: AZUR) in the acquisition of an EXCO and BG Group joint venture (TGGT Holdings) for $910 million.

  • Representation of Davis Petroleum Acquisition Corp. in an all-stock merger agreement with Yuma Energy, Inc. (NYSE: YUMA).

  • Representation of Maintenance Supply Headquarters in its $512 million acquisition by Lowe’s (NYSE: LOW), a leading home improvement store.

  • Representation of Subsea Services International in a combination with Forum Oilfield Technologies, Triton Group Global Flow Technologies, and Allied Technology to form Forum Energy Technologies (NYSE: FET).

  • Representation of Magnum Oil Tools International, LTD, a downhole technology provider, in its sale to Nine Energy Service, Inc. (NYSE: NINE), an oilfield services company, for $500 million.

  • Representation of Matrix Oil Management Corporation in its merger with Royale Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: ROYL), an independent oil and natural gas production company.

  • Representation of CSI Inspection, L.L.C., a tubular inspection company, in its sale to National Oilwell Varco (NYSE: NOV).

  • Representation of U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE: USPH) in its $23.6 million acquisition of an industrial injury prevention services company. 

  • Representation of Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE: ETP) and Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. (NYSE: SXL) in an agreement to sell 36.75% of the Bakken Pipeline Project for $2 billion in cash to MarEn Bakken Company LLC.

Private Company

  • Representation of Archer Limited in its sale of AWC Frac Valves, a Texas-based manufacturer and service provider of frac valves, to a private equity fund for $30 million.
  • Representation of Quantum Capital in the acquisition of Apache Industrial Services from MML Capital and other shareholders, as well the related debt and equity financing.
  • Representation of Sooner Inc., a member of Marubeni-Itochu Steel Group, one of the largest suppliers of Oil Country Tubular Goods in the US, in its purchase agreement to acquire 100% of equity interests in CTAP, LLC.
  • Representation of MML Capital Partners in its sale of TNT Crane and Rigging Inc. to Odyssey Investment Partners Inc.
  • Representation of Bote LLC, a privately held paddle board company, in its acquisition by an affiliate of Prairie Capital LP.
  • Representation Oildom Publishing Company of Texas, Inc. in its acquisition by Houston-based Gulf Publishing Company of Texas, Inc. to create the world’s largest independent media company devoted exclusively to the international energy industry.
  • Representation of GulfMark Energy in the acquisition of Red River Vehicle Holdings, a trucking business operating in Oklahoma and Texas, for approximately $10 million.

  • Representation of Grayson Armature Large Motor Division, Inc. and Grayson Armature Orange Texas, Inc. in the equity sale to Sulzer, Ltd.

  • Representation of Advance Pressure Systems, LLC, a closely-held hydraulic equipment supplier, in the sale of securities to American Industrial Partners, a middle-market private equity firm specializing in investments in industrial businesses. 

  • Representation of the PPI Group of companies in the sale of its oil and gas engineering services business to professional infrastructure and environmental services consultancy Cardno Limited, for $145 million. 

  • Representation of Fisher-Haas Infiniti, Inc. and Clear Lake Infiniti, LP in the sale of both dealerships to John Eagle Automotive Group, one of the largest Texas-based private dealership groups.

  • Representation of WHC Energy Services, a growing family-owned energy construction services company, in the sale of a majority ownership interest to Alvarez & Marsal Capital.

  • Representation of CBD Software, Inc., a mainframe data management company, in its acquisition by BMC Software.


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