Vinson & Elkins advised SCF Partners, Inc., an energy investment firm, in its investment in Westbrook Energy Group, a leading manufacturer of pressure control connection products for the downstream, natural gas distribution, LNG, upstream, and general industrial markets.
Vinson & Elkins advised Sapphire Gas Solutions LLC, a Conroe, Texas-based natural gas solutions provider, in the acquisition of CLEANCOR Holdings LLC (“CLEANCOR”), from SEACOR Holdings Inc. CLEANCOR is a California-based service provider of compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, renewable natural gas, and hydrogen solutions for industrial, commercial, transportation, and pipeline infrastructure customers across the United States.
Vinson & Elkins advised funds managed by Apollo in connection with entry into a definitive agreement regarding the sale by New Fortress Energy Inc. (“NFE”) of 11 LNG infrastructure vessels to a newly formed venture owned approximately 80% by Apollo funds and 20% by NFE, in a transaction valued at approximately $2 billion.
Vinson & Elkins announced today that its Corporate and Tax departments collectively achieved 12 Band 1 practice rankings in Chambers USA 2022: Nationwide Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional); Nationwide Projects: Oil & Gas; Nationwide Projects: Power & Renewables (Transactional); Texas Banking & Finance; Texas Bankruptcy/Restructuring; Texas Capital Markets: Debt & Equity; Texas Corporate/M&A: The Elite; Texas Tax; Texas Technology: Corporate & Commercial; Austin Corporate/M&A; and New York Bankruptcy/ Restructuring: Highly Regarded; New York Corporate/M&A: Takeover Defense.
Vinson & Elkins has been named Energy & Projects Law Firm of the Year by Chambers USA. The Chambers editors noted V&E’s strategic growth also played a part in winning the award. In February, the firm enhanced its Renewable and Sustainable Energy and Tax practices with the addition of a nationally recognized renewable energy finance team.
Vinson & Elkins advised the banks in connection with the committed financing package for the acquisition by New Fortress Energy Inc. of Hygo Energy Transition Ltd. and Golar LNG Partners LP. The financing consisted of an offering of $1.5 billion aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due 2026 and a $200 million revolving credit facility.
Vinson & Elkins advised Hygo Energy Transition Ltd. (“Hygo”) in connection with a definitive agreement for New Fortress Energy Inc. to acquire Hygo, a 50-50 joint venture between Golar LNG Limited and Stonepeak Infrastructure Fund II Cayman (G) Ltd., a fund managed by Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners and Golar LNG Partners, LP. The transaction is valued at a $3.1 billion enterprise value and a $2.18 billion equity value.