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Northwoods Energy Announces Acquisition of SM Energy’s Powder River Basin Assets for $500M

Vinson & Elkins advised Northwoods Energy LLC (formerly known as Converse Energy) and certain funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC in connection with Northwoods’ $500 million acquisition of SM Energy’s core Powder River Basin assets.

The V&E team was led by David Cohen, Jim Fox, Shay Kuperman, Dan Komarek and Elena Sauber. Also advising were Michael LeFevre, Jose Acosta, Patrick Whelan, Larry Pechacek and Erin Mitchell.

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