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Caitlin Snelson
Caitlin Snelson
Senior Associate — Finance
Senior Associate — Finance

Caitlin Snelson

Caitlin Snelson

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845 Texas Avenue
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Houston, Texas 77002

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The Grace Building
1114 Avenue of the Americas
32nd Floor
New York, New York 10036

Caitlin Snelson

Acquisition Financings

  • RLH Equity Partners in connection with financing for its acquisition of a controlling stake in Astound Commerce, an information technology company

  • The Blackstone Group in its leveraged buyout for the acquisition of Sabre Industries, Inc., an electrical equipment company from the Jordan Company

  • The Blackstone Group in its leveraged buyout of a majority investment in Geosyntec Consultants, Inc., an environmental engineering and design consulting firm

  • Blackstone Infrastructure Partners in the leveraged financing and complex acquisition financing involved in its $3.3 billion acquisition of a controlling interest in Tallgrass Energy, a midstream energy infrastructure company and subsequently, together with affiliates of Enagas, GIC, NPS and USS, the acquisition of all outstanding publicly-held shares

  • Goldman Sachs-led arranger group in connection with $1.565 million of underwritten financing consisting of secured and unsecured high yield bonds, a term loan B and revolving credit facility, for Cablevision Lightpath LLC, a subsidiary of Altice USA in connection with Altice’s sale of a 49.99% stake in Cablevision Lightpath LLC to Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners

  • Tinicum L.P. in its leveraged acquisition of a controlling interest in Watlow Electric Manufacturing Company

  • TPG Growth and The Rise Fund in connection with their leveraged buyout of CLEAResult, a provider of energy efficiency solutions for utility companies

  • TPG Pace Energy Holdings Corp. in connection with financing its acquisition of oil and gas assets within EnerVest’s South Texas Division for approximately $2.66 billion in cash and stock

  • DigitalBridge Investment Management, the investment management platform of DigitalBridge Group, Inc., in connection with its acquisition of a controlling stake in Vertical Bridge Holdings, LLC, the largest private owner and operator of wireless communications infrastructure in the U.S.

  • Sixth Street Partners as a direct lender in various lending transactions, including in a $400 million secured term loan to Northern Oil and Gas, Inc., an upstream oil and gas company

  • CSG Investments, Inc., an affiliate of Beal Bank in $200 million of term loan financing to subsidiaries of Kosmos Energy LTD. that own Kosmos’ Gulf of Mexico Assets

  • Biodiesel company in connection with up to $50 million of term loan financing

  • Recycling and waste management company in connection with a $45 million bridge loan financing

  • Various midstream companies in connection with the incurrence, maintenance and renewal of their term loan B and revolving credit facilities

  • Various upstream oil and gas companies and commercial banks in connection with the incurrence, maintenance and renewal of reserve based lending facilities

  • Taco Bueno Restaurants in connection with its prepetition debt sale transaction and subsequent DIP financing

  • Jonah Energy in connection with its out-of-court restructuring, which including entry into an amended and restated credit facility with an initial borrowing base of $750 million

  • Goldman Sachs as first lien lender to Fieldwood Energy LLC, including through Fieldwood Energy LLC’s Chapter 11 process

  • Cloud Peak Energy in the sale of substantially all their operating assets to an affiliate of the Navajo Nation as part of its Chapter 11 cases involving approximately $350 million in funded debt and over $750 million in total liabilities

  • Kinetik Holdings LP in connection with its $1 billion offering of senior sustainability-linked notes

  • HighPeak Energy, Inc. in connection with its private placement of $225 million of senior unsecured notes due 2024

  • Magnolia Oil & Gas Operating LLC in a $400 million unsecured notes offering

  • Targa Resources Corp. in connection with their $750 million offering of 4.200% senior notes due 2033 and $750 million of 4.950% senior notes due 2053

  • Oasis Petroleum in connection with a $400 million offering of senior unsecured notes to finance its acquisition of select Williston Basin assets from QEP Energy Company

  • Underwriters to CONSOL Mining Corporation in a $300 million secured notes offering

  • Underwriters to Basic Energy Services, Inc. in a $300 million secured notes offering

  • Underwriters to Summit Midstream Partners LP in an offering of $700 million senior secured second lien notes


  • Vanderbilt Law School, J.D., 2015
  • Florida State University, B.A. Greek minor in Mathematics, B.A. Classical Civilizations minor in Humanities, magna cum laude, 2011
  • New York
  • Texas