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V&E Chairman Mark Kelly Named to 2017 NACD Directorship 100 Published: 11-28-2017

Vinson & Elkins Chairman Mark Kelly has been named to the NACD Directorship 100: Governance Professionals and Institutions list by the National Association of Corporate Directors for the third consecutive year.

Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters) Names 5 V&E Lawyers to 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers List 09-20-2017

Super Lawyers has named five Vinson & Elkins lawyers across a range of the firm’s practice areas to the 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers list. Additionally, nine lawyers have been selected for the New York Metro Rising Stars list.

Zenith Energy to Acquire Arc Logistics Partners 08-29-2017

Vinson & Elkins represented Arc Logistics Partners, Lightfoot Capital Partners GP LLC and Lightfoot Capital Partners, LP in a purchase agreement and plan of merger with Zenith Energy U.S.

Apollo, Double Eagle Development Announce Formation of Double Eagle Energy Holdings III 08-22-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised an affiliate of Apollo Global Management, LLC in connection with the expansion of its strategic relationship with Double Eagle Development, L.L.C. to create Double Eagle Energy Holdings III LLC.

CPPIB and Encino Energy Commit More Than $1B to Form Encino Acquisition Partners 06-28-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) in connection with its equity commitment to form Encino Acquisition Partners (EAP), which will focus on U.S. oil and gas acquisition opportunities. CPPIB has committed up to US$1 billion to EAP and Encino Energy, LLC has committed US$25 million.

V&E Advises Fred's, Inc. in Adoption of Shareholder Rights Plan 06-28-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised Fred’s, Inc. in connection with the adoption of a shareholder rights plan (also known as a “poison pill”).

Teekay Tankers Announces Merger Agreement With Tanker Investments 05-31-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised Teekay Tankers Ltd. in connection with its recently announced agreement to acquire all the remaining issued and outstanding shares of Tanker Investments Ltd. in a share-for-share merger.

Keane Agrees to Acquire RockPile Energy Services for $284.5M 05-18-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised RockPile Energy Holdings, LLC, a portfolio company of White Deer Energy II, in the agreement with Keane Group, Inc. for the sale and acquisition of RockPile Energy Services, LLC.

SCS Financial Agrees to Join Focus Financial Partners 05-15-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised Focus Financial Partners in connection with SCS Financial and its subsidiary SCS Capital Management’s definitive agreement to join the Focus partnership. With $16.5 billion in regulatory assets under management, SCS is the largest deal in Focus’ history.

Enviva Partners to Acquire Enviva Port of Wilmington for $120M 05-10-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised Enviva Wilmington Holdings, LLC in the sale of Enviva Port of Wilmington, LLC (“Wilmington”) to Enviva Partners, LP for total consideration of $130 million.

TSSP Invests in Trinity Midstream in Partnership with Trinity CO2 04-18-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised Trinity CO2 in connection with TSSP’s structured investment in Trinity Midstream in partnership with Trinity CO2.

Focus Financial Partners To Receive Significant Investment from Stone Point Capital and KKR 04-18-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised Focus Financial Partners (Focus) in a transaction whereby an investor group led by Stone Point Capital and KKR will acquire a majority stake in Focus. Focus is valued at approximately $2 billion.

Chisholm Oil & Gas and Funds Affiliated with Apollo Global Management Announce Strategic Partnership, STACK Acquisition 03-31-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC in connection with a strategic partnership with Chisholm Oil and Gas, LLC and an initial acquisition of STACK assets.

Riverstone and Pine Brook Co-Lead $600M Line of Equity Investment in Admiral Permian Resources 03-09-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised an affiliate of Riverstone Investment Group LLC (Riverstone) in connection with a $600 million line of equity investment co-led by Riverstone and Pine Brook in Admiral Permian Resources, LLC.

Parsley Energy Announces $2.8B Acquisition of Midland Basin Assets from Double Eagle Energy 02-07-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised Double Eagle Energy Permian LLC ("Double Eagle") in connection with its agreement with Parsley Energy, Inc. ("Parsley") wherein Parsley will acquire certain undeveloped acreage and producing oil and gas properties in the core of the Midland Basin from Double Eagle for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $2.8 billion, subject to purchase price adjustments and customary closing conditions.

Sunoco Logistics Partners Acquires Energy Transfer Partners 11-21-2016

Vinson & Elkins advised Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. (SXL) in its merger agreement with Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP) for the acquisition of ETP by SXL in a unit-for-unit transaction. 

Double Eagle Energy Permian Announces Strategic Relationship with Magnetar Capital 11-15-2016

Vinson & Elkins advised Double Eagle Energy Permian LLC (“Double Eagle”) in connection with its definitive agreement with Magnetar Capital (“Magnetar”), wherein Magnetar has agreed to invest up to $450 million of equity and delayed draw unsecured debt capital to support additional Midland Basin acquisition opportunities and to accelerate the Double Eagle’s operated drilling program.

Funds Affiliated with Apollo Global Management and Post Oak Energy Capital Announce Merger of Double Eagle and Veritas Energy 10-03-2016

Vinson & Elkins advised an affiliate of Double Eagle Energy Holdings II LLC (“Double Eagle II”) in a transaction announced today by Apollo Global Management, LLC and Post Oak Energy Capital, LP (“Post Oak”) in which Double Eagle Lone Star LLC (“Double Eagle”) and Veritas Energy Partners Holdings LLC (“Veritas Energy”) entered into a definitive merger agreement. 

Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters) Names Five V&E Attorneys to 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers List 09-21-2016

Super Lawyers has named five Vinson & Elkins lawyers across a range of the firm’s practice areas to the 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers list. Additionally, eight lawyers have been selected for the New York Metro Rising Stars list.

Oaktree and Charger Shale Oil Company Announce $900M Permian Basin Joint Venture 09-08-2016

Vinson & Elkins advised funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. in connection with their recently formed joint venture focused in the Permian Basin with Charger Shale Oil Company, LLC. Oaktree pledged $600 million in an initial equity commitment with an additional $300 million runway commitment.

Image Sensing Systems Adopts NOL Rights Plan 08-24-2016

Vinson & Elkins advised Image Sensing Systems, Inc., a global company dedicated to helping improve safety and efficiency for cities and highways by developing and delivering above-ground detection technology, in connection with its adoption of a Net Operating Loss Shareholder Rights Plan. 

Zenith Energy to Acquire Arc Logistics Partners 08-29-2017

Vinson & Elkins represented Arc Logistics Partners, Lightfoot Capital Partners GP LLC and Lightfoot Capital Partners, LP in a purchase agreement and plan of merger with Zenith Energy U.S.

Apollo, Double Eagle Development Announce Formation of Double Eagle Energy Holdings III 08-22-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised an affiliate of Apollo Global Management, LLC in connection with the expansion of its strategic relationship with Double Eagle Development, L.L.C. to create Double Eagle Energy Holdings III LLC.

CPPIB and Encino Energy Commit More Than $1B to Form Encino Acquisition Partners 06-28-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) in connection with its equity commitment to form Encino Acquisition Partners (EAP), which will focus on U.S. oil and gas acquisition opportunities. CPPIB has committed up to US$1 billion to EAP and Encino Energy, LLC has committed US$25 million.

V&E Advises Fred's, Inc. in Adoption of Shareholder Rights Plan 06-28-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised Fred’s, Inc. in connection with the adoption of a shareholder rights plan (also known as a “poison pill”).

Teekay Tankers Announces Merger Agreement With Tanker Investments 05-31-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised Teekay Tankers Ltd. in connection with its recently announced agreement to acquire all the remaining issued and outstanding shares of Tanker Investments Ltd. in a share-for-share merger.

Keane Agrees to Acquire RockPile Energy Services for $284.5M 05-18-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised RockPile Energy Holdings, LLC, a portfolio company of White Deer Energy II, in the agreement with Keane Group, Inc. for the sale and acquisition of RockPile Energy Services, LLC.

SCS Financial Agrees to Join Focus Financial Partners 05-15-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised Focus Financial Partners in connection with SCS Financial and its subsidiary SCS Capital Management’s definitive agreement to join the Focus partnership. With $16.5 billion in regulatory assets under management, SCS is the largest deal in Focus’ history.

Enviva Partners to Acquire Enviva Port of Wilmington for $120M 05-10-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised Enviva Wilmington Holdings, LLC in the sale of Enviva Port of Wilmington, LLC (“Wilmington”) to Enviva Partners, LP for total consideration of $130 million.

TSSP Invests in Trinity Midstream in Partnership with Trinity CO2 04-18-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised Trinity CO2 in connection with TSSP’s structured investment in Trinity Midstream in partnership with Trinity CO2.

Focus Financial Partners To Receive Significant Investment from Stone Point Capital and KKR 04-18-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised Focus Financial Partners (Focus) in a transaction whereby an investor group led by Stone Point Capital and KKR will acquire a majority stake in Focus. Focus is valued at approximately $2 billion.

Chisholm Oil & Gas and Funds Affiliated with Apollo Global Management Announce Strategic Partnership, STACK Acquisition 03-31-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC in connection with a strategic partnership with Chisholm Oil and Gas, LLC and an initial acquisition of STACK assets.

Riverstone and Pine Brook Co-Lead $600M Line of Equity Investment in Admiral Permian Resources 03-09-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised an affiliate of Riverstone Investment Group LLC (Riverstone) in connection with a $600 million line of equity investment co-led by Riverstone and Pine Brook in Admiral Permian Resources, LLC.

Parsley Energy Announces $2.8B Acquisition of Midland Basin Assets from Double Eagle Energy 02-07-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised Double Eagle Energy Permian LLC ("Double Eagle") in connection with its agreement with Parsley Energy, Inc. ("Parsley") wherein Parsley will acquire certain undeveloped acreage and producing oil and gas properties in the core of the Midland Basin from Double Eagle for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $2.8 billion, subject to purchase price adjustments and customary closing conditions.

Sunoco Logistics Partners Acquires Energy Transfer Partners 11-21-2016

Vinson & Elkins advised Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. (SXL) in its merger agreement with Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP) for the acquisition of ETP by SXL in a unit-for-unit transaction. 

Double Eagle Energy Permian Announces Strategic Relationship with Magnetar Capital 11-15-2016

Vinson & Elkins advised Double Eagle Energy Permian LLC (“Double Eagle”) in connection with its definitive agreement with Magnetar Capital (“Magnetar”), wherein Magnetar has agreed to invest up to $450 million of equity and delayed draw unsecured debt capital to support additional Midland Basin acquisition opportunities and to accelerate the Double Eagle’s operated drilling program.

Funds Affiliated with Apollo Global Management and Post Oak Energy Capital Announce Merger of Double Eagle and Veritas Energy 10-03-2016

Vinson & Elkins advised an affiliate of Double Eagle Energy Holdings II LLC (“Double Eagle II”) in a transaction announced today by Apollo Global Management, LLC and Post Oak Energy Capital, LP (“Post Oak”) in which Double Eagle Lone Star LLC (“Double Eagle”) and Veritas Energy Partners Holdings LLC (“Veritas Energy”) entered into a definitive merger agreement. 

Oaktree and Charger Shale Oil Company Announce $900M Permian Basin Joint Venture 09-08-2016

Vinson & Elkins advised funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. in connection with their recently formed joint venture focused in the Permian Basin with Charger Shale Oil Company, LLC. Oaktree pledged $600 million in an initial equity commitment with an additional $300 million runway commitment.

Image Sensing Systems Adopts NOL Rights Plan 08-24-2016

Vinson & Elkins advised Image Sensing Systems, Inc., a global company dedicated to helping improve safety and efficiency for cities and highways by developing and delivering above-ground detection technology, in connection with its adoption of a Net Operating Loss Shareholder Rights Plan. 

Kinder Morgan Sells 50% Equity Interest in Utopia Pipeline Project to Riverstone Investment Group 06-28-2016

Vinson & Elkins advised an affiliate of Riverstone Investment Group LLC in an agreement with Kinder Morgan, Inc. to become a 50 percent partner in the Utopia Pipeline Project.

Pegasus Announces Partnership with Funds Affiliated with Apollo Global Management 03-03-2016

Vinson & Elkins LLP advised funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC in an equity commitment of $175 million to, and the formation of, Pegasus Optimization Managers, LLC. 

Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters) Names 5 V&E Lawyers to 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers List 09-20-2017

Super Lawyers has named five Vinson & Elkins lawyers across a range of the firm’s practice areas to the 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers list. Additionally, nine lawyers have been selected for the New York Metro Rising Stars list.

Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters) Names Five V&E Attorneys to 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers List 09-21-2016

Super Lawyers has named five Vinson & Elkins lawyers across a range of the firm’s practice areas to the 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers list. Additionally, eight lawyers have been selected for the New York Metro Rising Stars list.

V&E Named to "The Awesome Opponents" List by BTI Litigation Outlook 2015 09-30-2014

Vinson & Elkins is one of just six firms selected to the list for 2015.

Vinson & Elkins Named One of America's Best Corporate Law Firms 05-12-2014

Vinson & Elkins was named one of America’s Best Corporate Law Firms of 2014 by Corporate Board Member and FTI Consulting.

V&E Shortlisted for 2014 Chambers USA Award for Excellence in Energy/Projects: Oil & Gas 04-04-2014

V&E previously received the award in 2008 and 2013.

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