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Looking for the house of your dreams? OJO Labs is ready to help you find it. The fast-rising real estate tech startup empowers homebuyers to make better decisions with proprietary technology that blends machine learning and human intelligence. It all starts with an A.I.-powered virtual assistant, dubbed OJO, which interacts with consumers via text. Homebuyers…

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October 8, 2020
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The firm is sponsoring the Women's Energy Network (WEN) - North Texas Chapter's 10th annual leadership series.

Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

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October 8, 2020 and October 22, 2020
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This presentation covered the legal and practical implications of these transactions, including issues specific to public company mergers and executive compensation.
September 10, 2020
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What might happen if China or Russia attacked the nation’s electricity grid? The answer to that question is at the heart of an executive order issued by President Trump on May 1. Foreign adversaries are increasingly looking for ways to exploit weaknesses in the country’s bulk-power system (“BPS”) – the large interconnected electrical system that…

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August 14, 2020
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Material adverse event: Those three words can stop a deal dead in its tracks . . . and, indeed, that nearly happened when the devastating impact from two major events, the COVID-19 pandemic and a crash in oil prices, set in motion a number of steps that threatened to derail the heavily negotiated prepackaged Chapter 11 cases of…

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August 10, 2020
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It’s hard to overstate the damage of the COVID-19 pandemic to the airline industry. As travel demand around the world has plummeted, the resulting crisis for airlines has been unprecedented — far worse than what they experienced in the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks. In the face of this seismic challenge, Southwest Airlines…

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June 4, 2020
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When Danielle Patterson is asked about what’s involved in advising on renewable transactions, there’s no easy answer. “Renewable M&A deals often involve a wide range of transactions and agreements, making them much more complicated than standard M&A deals,” Patterson said. “This is where M&A meets project development, meets private equity, meets project finance.” She should…

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Energy Evolution

April 6, 2020
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When a leading technology-focused private equity firm turned to V&E a year and a half ago to work on transactions involving its portfolio companies, it was more than a cause for celebration at the firm. “This was a great testament to the quality of our technology practice,” said V&E partner Milam Newby, who is advising…

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March 25, 2020
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Late last year, a long-running effort to build a state-of-the-art anhydrous ammonia plant at an industrial chemical site in Texas City, Texas, reached a major milestone. Gulf Coast Ammonia LLC (GCA) closed on an approximately $570 million non-recourse project financing, as well as an equity commitment from joint venture partners Starwood Energy Group Global LLC…

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March 13, 2020
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Robert Seber discusses limited partner advisory committees (LPACs) and the importance of general partners (GPs) in taking a more proactive approach to to designing their LPACs…

First published by Private Equity Law Report, February 25, 2020

March 2, 2020
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The deal involved some 165 current Planet Fitness clubs, but Wes Jones didn’t break a sweat. A veteran Mergers & Acquisitions partner at V&E, Jones represented Austin-based United PF Partners (“United PF”) in their recent sale of their expansive network of Planet Fitness clubs. Jones had been working with United PF’s Larry Meyer and Trey…

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February 27, 2020
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New rules governing the review of transactions by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”) take effect today…

V&E CFIUS Update

February 13, 2020