Vinson & Elkins LLP announced today that Paul E. Heath, an accomplished partner in the firm’s Restructuring and Reorganization practice group, has relocated from Dallas to Houston.
Vinson & Elkins advised Switchback Energy Acquisition Corporation, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), in a definitive business combination agreement with ChargePoint, Inc., a leading electric vehicle charging network. The business combination values ChargePoint at an implied $2.4 billion enterprise value.
Vinson & Elkins is advising Greentown Labs in connection with the procurement of the inaugural location for its new Houston incubator. Greentown Labs Houston (Greentown Houston), the city’s first-ever climatetech and cleantech startup incubator, will be located at 4200 San Jacinto St. in the Innovation District being developed by Rice Management Company.
Vinson & Elkins advised the initial purchasers in connection with the offering by CNX Resources Corporation of $200 million aggregate principal amount of its 7.250% senior notes due 2027.
Vinson & Elkins once again claimed two top spots in Vault’s 2021 Law Firm Rankings, an annual assessment of the nation’s most prestigious firms as voted upon by associates.
Texas Lawyer has recognized Vinson & Elkins partner Marie Yeates with a Lifetime Achievement Award, honoring her lasting imprint on the Texas legal community.
Texas Lawyer has named longtime Vinson & Elkins partner George Gerachis a “Best Mentor” as part of the publication’s annual Professional Excellence Awards. This award honors experienced attorneys who have helped colleagues become better lawyers through formal or informal mentoring.
Vinson & Elkins advised the underwriters in connection with the announcement by Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (“HTA”) that its operating partnership, Healthcare Trust of America Holdings, LP (“HTALP” and, together with HTA, the “Company”), priced a $800 million offering of HTALP’s 2.000% senior unsecured notes due 2031 under its existing shelf registration statement.
Vinson & Elkins advised the initial purchasers in connection with an upsized offering by Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP and Tallgrass Energy Finance Corp. of $600 million aggregate principal amount of 7.500% senior notes due 2025. The offering priced on September 11, 2020 and closed on September 16, 2020.
Vinson & Elkins advised Tortoise Acquisition Corp. II in connection with its initial public offering (IPO) of 34,500,000 units at a price of $10.00 per unit. This includes the exercise in full by the underwriters of their option to purchase up to an additional 4,500,000 units. The IPO closed on September 15, 2020.
Vinson & Elkins advised Brigham Minerals, Inc. in connection with an underwritten public offering of 5,021,140 shares of its Class A common stock by certain of its stockholders which are affiliates of Warburg Pincus LLC, at a price to the public of $8.20 per share.
Vinson & Elkins advised funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc. in connection with their recent equity commitment to affiliates of Momentum Minerals, LLC.