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Shamus M. Crosby

Shamus M. Crosby Partner, Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets

Shamus’ principal area of practice is corporate finance and securities law, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, securities offerings, and general corporate representation.

He works with a variety of public and private companies, as well as private equity investors and their portfolio companies, in connection with mergers, acquisitions and sale transactions.   Shamus’ private equity practice includes representation of investors in a variety of investment structures, including line of equity transactions.  He also has significant experience representing issuers and investors in joint venture transactions, preferred equity offerings and other structured financing and joint operating arrangements.  

Experience Highlights

  • Covey Park Energy in its $2.2 billion sale to Comstock Resources (pending) 
  • KKR in its equity commitment to Western Natural Resources, a newly formed company which will focus on oil and gas exploration and production in the Williston Basin
  • TPG Sixth Street Partners in its $500 million equity commitment to Eagle Land JV, a partnership with Glendale Energy Ventures 
  • Deep Gulf Energy Companies, a deepwater oil and gas exploration and development business operating in the Gulf of Mexico and a portfolio company of First Reserve, in its $1.225 billion sale to Kosmos Energy
  • Fifth Creek Energy Company in its $649 million combination with Bill Barrett Corporation, creating an E&P company focused on oil-weighted rural areas in the Denver-Julesburg Basin
  • Double Eagle Energy Permian in its $2.8 billion sale of certain undeveloped acreage and producing oil and gas properties in the core of the Midland Basin to Parsley Energy
  • Centennial Resource Production in the approximately $1.39 billion sale of the company, a Natural Gas Partners portfolio company, to Silver Run Acquisition Corporation

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Covey Park Energy in its $2.2 billion sale to Comstock Resources (pending) 
  • Deep Gulf Energy Companies, a deepwater oil and gas exploration and development business operating in the Gulf of Mexico and a portfolio company of First Reserve, in its $1.225 billion sale to Kosmos Energy
  • Fifth Creek Energy Company in its $649 million combination with Bill Barrett Corporation, creating an E&P company focused on oil-weighted rural areas in the Denver-Julesburg Basin
  • Northstar Midstream, a portfolio company of Oaktree Capital Management, in the sale of its Northstar Port Arthur Terminal to a subsidiary of Colonial Pipeline Company
  • Double Eagle Energy Permian in its $2.8 billion sale of certain undeveloped acreage and producing oil and gas properties in the core of the Midland Basin to Parsley Energy
  • Centennial Resource Production in the approximately $1.39 billion sale of the company, a Natural Gas Partners portfolio company, to Silver Run Acquisition Corporation
  • Vantage Energy in its $2.7 billion sale to Rice Energy 
  • Brigham Resources in the $2.55 billion cash and stock sale of all of its leasehold interests and related assets to Diamondback Energy

Private Equity and Joint Ventures

  • KKR in its equity commitment to Western Natural Resources, a newly formed company which will focus on oil and gas exploration and production in the Williston Basin
  • TPG Sixth Street Partners in its $500 million equity commitment to Eagle Land JV, a partnership with Glendale Energy Ventures 
  • Double Eagle Energy Holdings III in the formation of DoublePoint Energy with FourPoint Permian, and DoublePoint’s subsequent acquisition of assets from undisclosed sellers
  • Enbridge Energy Partners in a $2.6 billion joint venture with Marathon Petroleum Corporation to construct the Sandpiper pipeline project, an approximately 610-mile interstate crude oil pipeline originating in North Dakota
  • Riverstone Holdings in the acquisition by SunEdison of a 50% ownership stake in Silver Ridge Power, a Riverstone Holdings portfolio company and owner of solar power plant operating projects and a developing solar power facility

Preferred Equity

  • Noble Midstream Partners in a $200 million preferred equity commitment from Global Infrastructure Partners to fund capital contributions to, Dos Rios Crude Intermediate, a subsidiary holding Noble Midstream’s 30% equity interest in the EPIC Crude Pipeline
  • Covey Park Energy LLC in its $225 million private placement of Series A preferred units to fund in part Covey Park's acquisition of properties in the Haynesville Shale from Chesapeake Energy Corporation 
  • WildHorse Resource Development in its $435 million private placement of Series A perpetual convertible preferred stock to The Carlyle Group
  • MPLX LP in its $1 billion private offering of Series A convertible preferred units 
  • Merchant Banking Division of The Goldman Sachs Group in the acquisition of 300,000 shares of the 12% Redeemable Preferred Stock of McDermott


Contact Details

Houston

T +1.713.758.3348
M +1.512.762.2847
F +1.713.615.5548
scrosby@velaw.com
1001 Fannin Street
Suite 2500
Houston, TX 77002
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Shamus' Practices

  • University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 2009
  • University of Texas at Austin, B.A., Economics, 2005
  • Admitted to practice: Texas
  • Selected to the Texas Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2019
  • Member: Houston Bar Association; Houston Young Lawyers Association