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 New Alternatives for Children, Inc., a group that helps some of New York City’s most vulnerable children, in connection with its relocation to a 60,000 square-foot space at 825 Seventh Ave., the redeveloped midtown office tower owned in joint venture by Edward J. Minskoff and Vornado Realty Trust.
Vinson & Elkins advised funds managed by Apollo affiliates in connection with an agreement to make a $175 million strategic investment in Summit Ridge Energy, LLC, a leading owner-operator of community solar assets.
Matthew R. Friedenberg has joined Vinson & Elkins as counsel in the firm’s New York office, focusing on commercial and real estate litigation. He has extensive experience in complex and high-value disputes across a variety of industries, including real estate, retail and hospitality and private equity.
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 advised Momentum Minerals in a definitive purchase and sale agreement with Sitio Royalties Corp. (“Sitio”) in which Sitio will acquire over 12,200 NRAs in the Permian Basin for approximately $224 million.
Vinson & Elkins is advising Aviat Networks, Inc., the leading expert in wireless transport solutions, in connection with its request for an extraordinary general meeting of Ceragon Networks Ltd. (“Ceragon”) shareholders for the purposes of increasing the size of the Ceragon Board of Directors to nine, removing three current directors, and electing five highly qualified and independent new directors to better represent the interests of all Ceragon shareholders.
Vinson & Elkins advised Dhanani Group Inc., the second largest quick-service restaurant franchisee group in the United States, in connection with a new financing totaling $500 million.
Vinson & Elkins advised a consortium of investors led by Swiss Life Asset Management AG, a Swiss asset manager with over 160 years’ experience and €266 billion in assets under management, and including EDF Invest, the investment arm of the French-based EDF Group, in the acquisition of a large minority interest in DataBank, a portfolio company of DigitalBridge Group, Inc.
Vinson & Elkins advised funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc. in connection with its lead investment in a $40 million Series C financing round of Moleaer, Inc., the global leader in nanobubble technology.
In its latest report, Sustainable Debt Finance: Trends and Opportunities in an Area of Accelerated Growth, Vinson & Elkins has identified several areas for consideration as parties look to tap into the growth of sustainable finance in an evolving regulatory world.
Vinson & Elkins advised an affiliate of Riverstone Holdings LLC as lead investor in Infinitum Electric’s $80 million Series D funding. Infinitum Electric, creator of the sustainable, breakthrough air-core motor, will use the investment to vertically integrate and automate production of its motors for the commercial and industrial market segments, and complete development and commercialization of a traction motor for the rapidly growing electric vehicle market, where its exceptional breakthrough power density can significantly extend the range of electric vehicles.