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Funds Managed by Affiliates of Apollo Global Management to Acquire Total Operations and Production Services (TOPS) from Black Bay Energy Capital

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Vinson & Elkins advised funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc. in the acquisition of a majority interest in Total Operations and Production Services, LLC (“TOPS”) from Black Bay Energy Capital. TOPS is a leading provider of contract gas compression services for the Permian Basin, with a focus on electric driven compression systems that offer customers improved performance and reduced emissions.

The V&E M&A team was led by Dan Komarek and Shay Kuperman, with assistance from Sam Garforth-Bles, Heather Brocksmith, Kara Chung, and Kathryn Hastings. Other key team members included Jason McIntosh, Christina McLeod, Sean Becker, Matt Dobbins, Devika Kornbacher, Sean Hill, Justin Purtle and Sarah Mitchell.

The V&E finance team was led by Tzvi Werzberger and Carter Olson, with assistance from Cole Renicker.

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