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Black Knight Energy Receives $500 Million Equity Commitment from Kayne Anderson

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Vinson & Elkins represented Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P. in a line of equity investment by its affiliates, including Kayne Private Energy Income Fund II, L.P. and Kayne Anderson Energy Fund VIII, L.P., in Black Knight Energy, LLC (“Black Knight”), a newly-formed private energy company focused on the acquisition and development of large, cash flowing oil and natural gas assets across the lower 48.

The Black Knight management team is led by Todd Stevens, who most recently served as President and CEO of California Resources Corp., a position he held since the company’s spin-off from Occidental Petroleum in 2014.

The V&E team was led by Matt Strock, Mike Telle, Sean Becker, Shane Tucker, Mike Marek, Jordan Fossee, Charlie Fitzpatrick and Chloe Schmergel.

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