Chris Rowley is one of the leaders of V&E’s Mergers & Acquisitions practice in Dallas. A highly-skilled practitioner, Chris advises private equity firms as well as public and private companies on complex M&A transactions. His clients are focused on a variety of sectors, including power, petroleum, manufacturing, transportation and technology.
Chris has deep experience counseling clients on a broad range of corporate matters including business transaction terms, equity structures, corporate governance and acquisition agreements.
Among his noteworthy transactions, Chris recently represented Oncor Electric Delivery Co. in its acquisition of InfaREIT Inc. in a transaction valued at approximately $2.2 billion. The high profile power transmission transaction involved four major counterparties, a public company acquisition with a go-shop process, a private debt exchange offer for approximately $500 million, a pre-closing private asset exchange, multiple post-closing contracts, an IRS private letter ruling request, and four regulatory clearances or approvals. Chris coordinated a team of V&E lawyers from across multiple practices who worked together to achieve a successful acquisition.
Chris is known for working to get deals done practically and efficiently. He has been repeatedly selected to be included in Super Lawyers’ Texas Super Lawyers list.