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Rankings & Awards

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.”

October 20, 2020
Deals & Cases
Deals & Cases

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.

October 13, 2020
Energy Evolution
Energy Evolution

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.

Energy Evolution

October 13, 2020
Deals & Cases
Deals & Cases

Vinson & Elkins advised CoolSys, Inc., the parent of market-leading refrigeration and HVAC services companies nationwide backed by Ares Management, in acquiring Carolina Refrigeration Services Inc, a commercial HVAC and refrigeration company which serves customers in South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia.

October 2, 2020
Deals & Cases
Deals & Cases

Vinson & Elkins advised EnCap Investments L.P. (“EnCap”) in a transaction whereby Devon Energy and WPX Energy (“WPX”) have entered into an agreement to combine in an all-stock merger of equals. Funds managed by EnCap own approximately 27 percent of the outstanding shares of WPX.

September 28, 2020
Deals & Cases
Deals & Cases

Vinson & Elkins advised Switchback Energy Acquisition Corporation, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), in a definitive business combination agreement with ChargePoint, Inc., a leading electric vehicle charging network. The business combination values ChargePoint at an implied $2.4 billion enterprise value.

September 24, 2020
Deals & Cases
Deals & Cases

Vinson & Elkins advised funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc. in connection with their recent equity commitment to affiliates of Momentum Minerals, LLC.

September 15, 2020
Energy Evolution
Energy Evolution

Vinson & Elkins advised The Carlyle Group on the acquisition of a portfolio of solar development projects in the state of Maine, through a newly-established affiliate Acadia Renewable Energy, LLC, from the global solar independent power producer BNRG. V&E also advised Carlyle in securing construction and permanent debt financing for the portfolio.

Energy Evolution

August 25, 2020
Deals & Cases
Deals & Cases

Vinson & Elkins advised EnCap Investments L.P. in its capacity as the largest stockholder of Montage Resources Corporation (“Montage”) in connection with Montage’s entry into a definitive merger agreement under which Southwestern Energy Company will acquire Montage in an all-stock transaction.

August 12, 2020
Deals & Cases
Deals & Cases

Vinson & Elkins advised Clovis Point Capital in a majority-stake investment in ZynBit.com, whereby ZynBit.com has become an affiliate entity of Clovis Point Capital’s existing portfolio company, Cirruspath, Inc.

August 12, 2020
Deals & Cases
Deals & Cases

Vinson & Elkins advised affiliates of Riverstone Holdings, LLC as the lead investor in signing definitive agreements regarding a private placement of newly issued convertible preferred shares of Pipestone Energy Corp. with an initial liquidation preference of CAD$70 million.

August 5, 2020
Deals & Cases
Deals & Cases

Vinson & Elkins advised Crestview Partners in connection with its investment in Upwell Water, a San Francisco-based, water-focused specialty finance company.

July 30, 2020