Vinson & Elkins announced today that its Corporate and Tax departments collectively achieved 16 Band 1 practice rankings in Chambers USA 2023: Nationwide – Energy Transition; Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional); Offshore Energy; Projects: Oil & Gas; Projects: Power & Renewables (Transactional); Texas – Banking & Finance; Bankruptcy/Restructuring; Capital Markets: Debt & Equity; Corporate/M&A: The Elite; Real Estate; Tax; Technology: Corporate & Commercial; Austin – Corporate/M&A; Dallas – Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation; and New York Bankruptcy/Restructuring: Highly Regarded; Corporate/M&A: Takeover Defense.
Vinson & Elkins announced today that its Litigation and Regulatory department achieved four Band 1 rankings in Chambers USA 2023: Nationwide Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation); Texas Environment: Mainly Transactional; Texas Litigation: Securities; and, Texas Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use. With nine new individual rankings, the firm’s Litigation and Regulatory rankings make up 92 of Vinson & Elkins’ total 217 rankings.
Vinson & Elkins advised Uzbekneftegaz JSC and Uzbekistan GTL LLC on the sale to Air Products of a natural gas-to-syngas processing facility in Qashqadaryo Province, Uzbekistan for US$1 billion. This sale is the largest M&A transaction in Uzbekistan’s history.
Vinson & Elkins advised Beard Energy Transition Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, in connection with its entry into a definitive agreement with Suntuity Renewables LLC, a leading provider of renewable energy solutions, for a business combination that would result in the combined company becoming publicly traded.
Vinson & Elkins advised Daktronics, Inc. and its Board’s Strategy and Financing Review Committee in securing $100 million in additional capital.
Vinson & Elkins advised BNP Paribas Cardif, a world leader in bancassurance partnerships and creditor insurance, in connection with a 10-year operating and distributing agreement with Magazine Luiza S.A.
Vinson & Elkins advised Aviat Networks, Inc. (“Aviat”), the leading expert in wireless transport and access solutions, in its entry into a definitive agreement with NEC Corporation, a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies, for the sale of its Wireless Transport Business to Aviat in an asset purchase transaction valued at $70.0 million U.S. dollars in cash and shares.
Vinson & Elkins advised Swordfish Energy Holdings, LLC in connection with an equity commitment from Dallas-based investment firm, Pearl Energy Investments.
Vinson & Elkins advised Swift Current Energy, LLC in connection with the project financing with ING Capital, LLC and tax equity commitment from Morgan Stanley Renewables Inc. for its 266 MWdc (195 MWac) Tres Bahias Solar project located in Southeast Texas.
Super Lawyers has named nine Vinson & Elkins lawyers across a range of the firm’s practice areas to the 2023 Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers list.
Vinson & Elkins advised Stronghold Digital Mining, Inc., a vertically integrated Bitcoin mining company, in connection with securities purchase agreements with a PIPE transaction in which the Company issued and sold an aggregate of 10,000,000 shares of its Class A common stock and share equivalents at a price of $1.00 per share.
Vinson & Elkins advised Baytex Energy Corp. in connection with the pricing and upsize to US$800 million of its previously announced private offering of senior unsecured notes due 2030.