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New Fortress Energy Closes Initial Public Offering

Vinson & Elkins advised New Fortress Energy LLC in its initial public offering of 20,000,000 Class A shares representing limited liability company interests in New Fortress at $14.00 per share. The offering, which closed on February 4, represents the first IPO of an operating company in 2019 and priced three days following the re-opening of the Federal government.

New Fortress Energy is a global energy infrastructure company founded to help accelerate the world’s transition to clean energy. The company funds, builds and operates natural gas infrastructure and logistics to deliver fast-track, turnkey energy solutions that enable economic growth, environmental stewardship and transform local industries and communities.

The V&E corporate team was led by partners Dave Oelman and Ramey Layne and counsel James Brown with assistance from senior associate Raleigh Wolfe and associates Ximena Kuri, Lawrence Nelson, Alex Lewis and Billy Vranish. Also advising were partner Jason McIntosh, senior associate Allyson Seger and associate Neil Clausen; partner Stephen Jacobson, counsel Katherine Mull and senior associate Steven Oyler; partner John Decker and counsel Chris Terhune; and partner Mark Brasher.

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