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Crescent Energy to Acquire SilverBow Resources for $2.1 Billion, Creating a Leading Growth Through Acquisition Company with a Premier Eagle Ford Position

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Vinson & Elkins advised Crescent Energy Company in connection with its $2.1 billion acquisition of SilverBow Resources, Inc.

In the merger, SilverBow shareholders will receive 3.125 shares of Crescent Class A Common Stock for each share of SilverBow common stock, with a cash election alternative to receive $38 per share in cash (up to a maximum total transaction cash consideration of $400 mm). The merger is subject to customary closing conditions, including the approval of both companies’ stockholders, and is expected to close in the third quarter of 2024.


The Vinson & Elkins deal team was led by partners Doug McWilliams, Robert Hughes, Jackson O’Maley and senior associate Jordan Fossee. Also advising were partner Keith Fullenweider, senior associates Alex Lewis and Jimmy Chalk, associates Zac Horne, Chase Browndorf, Phil Greenfield, Michelle Yang, Josh Rutenberg and Matthew Rando. Other key team members included partners John Lynch and Lina Dimachkieh, senior associate Curt Wimberly and associate Sarah Coe, partners David D’Alessandro and Patricia Adams and associates Matt Green and Henry Crowell, partners David Wicklund and Caitlin Turner and senior associate Maya Bobbitt, partner Danielle Patterson, counsel Megan Menniti and associates Zach Parker, Rammy Allouche and Brian Park, partner Matt Dobbins and associate Kelly Rondinelli, partner Hill Wellford and counsel Evan Miller, partner Sean Becker and associate Andrew Cox, partners Michael Holmes and Jeff Crough and associate Christina Peterman,  counsel Rajesh Patel and associate Alexa Chally, and Nate Richards.

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