Vinson & Elkins advised Ellington Financial Inc. in connection with an underwritten public offering of 5,000,000 shares of common stock for total expected gross proceeds of $91.3 million, before underwriting fees and estimated offering expenses.
Vinson & Elkins serves as initial purchasers’ counsel in connection with Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc.’s private placement to eligible purchasers of $400 million in aggregate principal amount of new 5.000% senior notes due 2026 at par.
Vinson & Elkins advised Live Oak Crestview Climate Acquisition Corp., a blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses, in connection with the closing of its initial public offering of 20,000,000 units at a price of $10.00 per unit.
Vinson & Elkins is serving as underwriters’ counsel in connection with National Retail Properties, Inc.’s public offering of $450 million of 3.000% senior unsecured notes due 2052.
Vinson & Elkins advised the initial purchasers in connection with an offering of $500 million of 4.000% senior secured notes by RLJ Lodging Trust, L.P.
Vinson & Elkins advised WPT Industrial Real Estate Trust (“WPT”) in connection with its sale to Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. (“BREIT”), in which BREIT will acquire all of the outstanding units of WPT through a series of transactions that will result in unitholders receiving US$22.00 per Unit in an all-cash transaction valued at US$3.1 billion including the assumption of debt.
Vinson & Elkins advised Lonestar Resources US Inc. (“Lonestar”) in connection with a definitive merger agreement under which Penn Virginia Corporation will acquire Lonestar in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $370 million.
Vinson & Elkins advised Ellington Financial Inc. in connection with an underwritten public offering of 6,000,000 shares of common stock at a price to the public of $18.22 per share.
Vinson & Elkins advised New York Mortgage Trust, Inc. in connection with the issuance and sale of approximately $144 million of its 6.875% Series F Fixed-to-Floating Rate Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock in an underwritten public offering.
Twenty-six first- and second-year law students received Diversity Fellowships from Vinson & Elkins this year. Recipients from 14 law schools were selected from over 1,000 candidates who applied from top U.S. law schools.
Vinson & Elkins advised CTO Realty Growth in connection with a public offering of 3,000,000 shares of its 6.375% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock at a public offering price of $25.00 per share.
Vinson & Elkins advised Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT (the “Company”) in connection with a public offering of 3,250,000 common shares at a price to the public of $13.20 per share, which consists of 575,000 shares to be sold by the Company and 2,675,000 shares to be sold by a selling shareholder, Blackstone Tactical Opportunities EARN Holdings L.L.C.