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Abby Branigan
Abby Branigan
Partner — Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets
Partner — Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets

Abby Branigan

Abby Branigan

Trammell Crow Center
2001 Ross Avenue
Suite 3900
Dallas, Texas 75201

Abby Branigan

Experience Highlights

  • Sapphire Gas Solutions in the acquisition of CLEANCOR Holdings, 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, from SEACOR Holdings

  • Riverstone Holdings (i) as lead investor in the $80 million Series D funding and (ii) as an investor in a $30 million additional growth capital round of Infinitum Electric, creator of the sustainable, breakthrough air-core motor

  • Goldman Sachs in its lead investment in the $45 million Series B preferred stock financing round of RippleMatch, a recruitment automation platform

  • Apollo Global Management in connection with its lead investment in a $40 million Series C financing round of Moleaer, Inc., the global leader in nanobubble technology

  • Goldman Sachs in its lead investment in the $175 million preferred stock financing round of Bloomreach, a provider of commerce experience cloud products

  • Riata Capital Group in its $750 million sale of WSS to Foot Locker

  • Apollo Global Management in a $150 million equity commitment to FlexGen Power Systems, a leading integration services and software technology provider for energy storage solutions in the U.S. and globally

  • Goldman Sachs as the lead investor in a financing round for notes in, a business-to-business software as a service platform providing training to in-home caregiver

  • Riverstone Holdings, as lead investor, in connection with a $40 million Series C funding round of T-REX Group, Inc., a SaaS provider supporting the asset-backed financing industry

  • Apollo Global Management in an agreement with Arthur Kill Terminal for the exclusive right to invest in the Arthur Kill Terminal project, a major offshore wind energy staging and assembly port under development in Staten Island, New York

  • LRS, an independent waste diversion, recycling and portable services provider, and Goldman Sachs, as lead investor in LRS, in the sale of LRS to an affiliate of Macquarie Infrastructure Partners

  • Riata Capital Group in its recapitalization of Greenix Pest Control, a residential pest control platform

  • Oncor Electric Delivery Company in its $2.2 billion acquisition of InfraREIT

  • Centerbridge Partners and its portfolio company, American Bath Group, a leading manufacturer of showers, bathtubs and related accessories, in its acquisition of DreamLine, a leading provider of branded premium glass shower doors, enclosures, and accessories under the DreamLine and Arizona Shower Door brands, from MPE Partners

  • Charah Solutions (NYSE:CHRA) in its $40 million sale of Allied Power Holdings, 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

  • Oaktree Capital Management in a $900 million pledge related to the launch of a partnership with FourPass Energy to acquire and operate large-scale, oil-weighted, producing oil and gas assets

  • MN8 Energy (Goldman Sachs Renewable Power) Fund in its acquisition of a 142 MW portfolio of solar power generation assets from a subsidiary of Macquarie Infrastructure Corporation

  • Chisholm Oil and Gas in its strategic combination with Gastar Exploration to create a leading STACK E&P company

  • Elliott Investment Management, L.P. on a range of energy private equity matters, including investments, management team arrangements and formation of portfolio companies, governance and related matters

  • Large financial investor in over 40 transactions to acquire ownership stakes in growth companies across a variety of industries and equity structuring for companies emerging from bankruptcy

  • Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board in its $1 billion equity commitment to Encino Acquisition Partners, a company focused on U.S. oil and gas acquisition opportunities

  • Oncor Electric Delivery Company in its approximately $400 million asset swap with Sharyland Utilities and Sharyland Distribution & Transmission Services

  • Apollo Global Management in the acquisition of a majority interest in Tidewater Logistics, a leading provider of frac sand supply chain solutions

  • Sixth Street in the acquisition of membership interests in a liquefied propane gas terminal located in New Hampshire

  • Tampnet AS its acquisition of Broadpoint, a provider of offshore communications in the Gulf of Mexico and in a long-term strategic roaming agreement with a leading telecom carrier

  • Charger Shale Oil Company in the formation of Culberson Midstream, a joint venture with Producers Midstream to install a new natural gas gathering system, anchored by more than 40,000 net dedicated acres and a 1,000 square mile area of mutual interest from Charger, in the Western Delaware Basin

  • Cresta Fund Management in the formation of, and investment in, Sentinel Midstream, a company offering midstream solutions for crude oil transportation, storage, and terminaling

  • Cresta Fund Management in the formation of, and investment in, Blackbuck Resources, a midstream water solutions company focused on the Permian Basin


  • Columbia Law School, J.D., 2013 (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar)
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.B.A., Business Honors and Finance, 2010
  • The Best Lawyers in America© (BL Rankings, LLC), “Ones to Watch,” (Dallas): Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, 2023 and 2024; Corporate Law, 2024
  • D Magazine, “Finalist – Attorney of the Year, Mergers & Acquisitions (North Texas)”, 2024
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