Legal Week/Law.com International has named Vinson & Elkins partner Federico Fruhbeck a Private Equity Rising Star in the U.K. and European legal industry. The list recognizes up-and-coming lawyers for their “prowess in winning new clients, deepening existing relationships and broadening the scope of their firm’s private equity expertise against a background of uncertainty.”
Vinson & Elkins represented Parsley Energy, Inc. in a definitive agreement with Pioneer Natural Resources Company for Pioneer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Parsley in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $4.5 billion.
Super Lawyers has selected 49 Vinson & Elkins lawyers to the Texas Super Lawyers list in its 2020 guide.
Vinson & Elkins advised Plains All American Pipeline in the sale of three interconnected terminals in greater Los Angeles to Zenith Energy U.S., L.P.
Vinson & Elkins is advising the secured term loan lenders in connection with MD America Energy, LLC’s prepackaged chapter 11 bankruptcy cases filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas on October 12, 2020.
Vinson & Elkins advised legal technology leader DISCO in connection with its $60 million equity financing, led by Georgian Partners, valuing the company at $785 million.
Vinson & Elkins advised Clovis Point Capital in a significant growth investment in NinjaCat, Inc., the leading all-in-one platform for marketing teams to store, report, monitor and analyze data at scale.
Vinson & Elkins advised funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc. in connection with the formation of a joint venture with Altius Minerals Corporation’s subsidiary, Altius Renewable Royalties (“Altius”), to accelerate the growth of Great Bay Renewables, the US-based operating subsidiary of Altius and a leading provider of renewable energy development capital in North America.
The Legal 500 Latin America recognizes Vinson & Elkins in the Compliance and Investigations, Corporate and M&A, International Arbitration and Projects and Energy categories in its 2021 guide.
Vinson & Elkins advised Point Pickup Technologies in a $30 million Series A investment by BBH Capital Partners.
Texas Lawyer has named Vinson & Elkins partners George Gerachis and Marie Yeates to its second annual list of “Texas Trailblazers,” recognizing attorneys who have made significant marks on the practice of law.
The Legal 500 U.K. ranks Vinson & Elkins in 6 categories in its 2021 edition. In total, 16 attorneys are recognized, some in more than one category.