Vinson & Elkins advised DIRTT Environmental Solutions Ltd, an interior construction company that uses proprietary software to design, manufacture and install fully customizable environments, in its C$35 million Canadian-style bought-deal underwriting of 6.00% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures with a syndicate of underwriters led by National Bank Financial Inc.
Vinson & Elkins advised Takkion Holdings LLC, a portfolio company of funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc. and premier multimodal logistics and transportation provider for energy transition infrastructure, in connection with its acquisition of Sioux Falls, SD-based Renew Energy, Inc. and its subsidiaries.
Vinson & Elkins’ Shareholder Activism practice has been recognized by Activist Insight as tied for the No. 1 ranking for public company defense. This marks the 5th year in a row that V&E’s Shareholder Activism practice has received Activist Insight’s highest issuer defense ranking.
Vinson & Elkins announces the promotion of five lawyers to its partnership, effective January 1, 2021: Matt Falcone in Houston; Katherine Frank in Dallas; Jessica Peet in New York; Quentin Smith in Houston; and Emilie Stewart in London.
Vinson & Elkins advised TC Energy Corporation (TC Energy) in its agreement with TC PipeLines, LP (TCP or the Partnership) to acquire all the outstanding common units of TCP not beneficially owned by TC Energy or its affiliates in exchange for TC Energy common shares.
Vinson & Elkins advised TPG Pace Beneficial Finance Corp. (“TPG Pace”), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company formed by TPG that is focused on high-growth companies with strong environmental, social and governance principles, in connection with a definitive agreement with ENGIE New Business S.A.S., a wholly owned subsidiary of ENGIE S.A., a multi-national utility with headquarters in France, to acquire its subsidiary EV Charged B.V. for a combination of cash and equity.
Vinson & Elkins advised Double Eagle III Midco 1 LLC and its wholly owned subsidiary Double Eagle Finance Corporation in connection with their private placement of $650 million aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2025.
Vinson & Elkins advised The Lion Electric Company, a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of all-electric medium and heavy-duty urban vehicles, in its combination with Northern Genesis Acquisition Corp., a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) focused on a commitment to sustainability and strong alignment with environmental, social and governance principles.
Vinson & Elkins advised funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. in the launch of a partnership with FourPass Energy, LLC to acquire and operate large-scale, oil-weighted, producing oil and gas assets.
Vinson & Elkins advised Charah Solutions, Inc. (the “Company”) on the sale of Allied Power Holdings, LLC, its subsidiary engaged in maintenance, modification and repair services to the nuclear and fossil power generation industry, to an affiliate of Bernhard Capital Partners Management, LP, the Company’s majority shareholder, in an all-cash deal for $40 million.
The National Black Lawyers recently named Vinson & Elkins partners Gillian Hobson and Patrick Gadson to its list of Top 100 Black Lawyers in the U.S. Counsel Quentin Smith, senior associate Carla Jordan-Detamore and associates Princess Fuller and Aurra Fellows were named to the organization’s Top 40 Under 40 Black Lawyers list.
U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2021 Recognizes V&E with 21 Tier 1 National Rankings