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D CEO Names Pioneer Natural Resources’ Acquisition of DoublePoint Energy a Finalist for “Billion-Dollar Deal of the Year”

Pioneer Natural Resources Company’s $6.4 billion acquisition of DoublePoint Energy, LLC has been named a finalist for “Billion-Dollar Deal of the Year” by D CEO and the Association for Corporate Growth-DFW as part of the 2022 Mergers & Acquisitions Awards program.

The deal is one of four to be shortlisted. Vinson & Elkins advised DoublePoint Energy, LLC in the transaction.

The V&E team was led by Jim Fox, Doug McWilliams and Shay Kuperman, with assistance from Jackson O’Maley, David Bumgardner and Michael Zarcaro. Other key team members included Dan Komarek, Patrick Whelan, Daniel Wicoff, David Peck, Brian Russell, Tzvi Werzberger, Carter Olson and David Wicklund.

D CEO’s annual M&A Awards recognize exceptional deals and business leaders in North Texas. A panel of judges review each nomination to determine the finalists, which will be featured in the May 2022 issue of D CEO magazine. Winners will be revealed at a private awards ceremony.

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