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Alex Cross
Alex Cross
Partner — Finance
Partner — Finance

Alex Cross

Alex Cross

Texas Tower
845 Texas Avenue
Suite 4700
Houston, Texas 77002

Alex Cross

Experience Highlights

  • Dhanani Group Inc. and its subsidiaries, the second largest quick-service restaurant franchisee group in the United States, with 849 restaurants across 23 states, in connection with an out-of-court workout and refinancing in the form of a $500 million credit facility provided by a group of lenders led by Monarch Alternative Capital LP

  • EIG Credit Management Company LLC as note purchasers in a $265 million senior secured note purchase facility for holding company of significant gas-fired power generation projects

  • ARM Energy Holdings, a premier infrastructure and energy marketing services firm, in its acquisition of Monument Pipeline from NextEra Energy Partners

  • Gravity Oilfield Services in connection with an acquisition financing and refinancing transaction in the form of a secured asset-based lending credit facility and accompanying secured term loan facility

  • Unit Corporation, a diversified, publicly-traded energy company engaged in oil and natural gas exploration and production, contract drilling, and midstream services, and its affiliates in connection with its prearranged chapter 11 cases deleveraging the company by approximately $650 million in a debt-for-equity transaction with its subordinated noteholders

  • Talen Energy Corporation and Cumulus Growth Holdings and its subsidiaries in connection with the restructuring of Talen Energy Supply and its chapter 11 cases

  • Angelo Gordon as administrative agent for a prepetition secured credit facility and a debtor-in-possession credit facility, and stalking horse bidder and purchaser of certain upstream oil and gas assets in the chapter 11 bankruptcy case of Weatherly, Oil & Gas, LLC

  • Morgan Stanley in an out-of-court restructuring and term loan financing for an upstream E&P company

  • An ad hoc group of lenders holding approximately $175 million in senior secured term debt in the prepackaged chapter 11 cases of Pioneer Energy Services Inc.

  • Goldman Sachs in its participation in an out-of-court recapitalization of its equity investment and its $90 million secured credit facility in an operator of oil and gas properties in the Uinta Basin

  • Riverstone Holdings and HPS Investment Partners in connection with the restructuring of Alta Mesa Resources and its subsidiaries involving approximately $862 million of funded debt

  • EIG Credit Management Company LLC as purchasers in a $110 million senior secured note purchase facility for a significant midstream company

  • Riverstone in a $50 million term loan credit facility to an upstream E&P company 

  • EIG Credit Management Company LLC as purchasers of $50 million in second lien notes from an upstream E&P company

  • AMP Capital Investors (US) Limited in connection with the provision of a holding company financing to a major crude and petroleum products storage and marine terminal facility

  • Goradia Capital in connection with a subordinated term loan facility for an oilfield services company

  • PennEnergy Resources, LLC in connection with its purchase of substantially all of the assets of Rex Energy Corporation for $600.5 million and negotiation of a comprehensive global settlement to the chapter 11 case

  • Luxe Energy in connection with a “drillship” special purpose vehicle financing in the form of a $175 million senior secured note purchase facility

  • Refuel Operating, a First Reserve portfolio company, and owner of 195 gas and convenience stores in connection with refinancing and acquisition financing transactions

  • H2O Midstream in a $75 million secured revolving credit facility

  • Frank’s International in connection with an asset-based revolving credit facility


  • The University of Chicago Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2014 (Senior Articles Editor, The University of Chicago Legal Forum)
  • Pennsylvania State University-University Park, B.A., Political Science, summa cum laude, 2011
  • The Best Lawyers in America© (BL Rankings, LLC), “Ones to Watch,” Banking and Finance Law (Houston), 2023 and 2024
  • Texas and New York