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Collin Z Groebe
Collin Z Groebe
Associate — Finance
Associate — Finance

Collin Z Groebe

Collin Z Groebe
Dallas

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

Collin Z Groebe

Collin’s practice focuses on representing financial institutions, corporate lenders, and businesses in all types of financing arrangements, including asset-based lending, reserve-based lending, mezzanine and unitranche financings, second-lien financings, underwritten acquisition financings, debtor-in-possession facilities and subscription-backed lending.

Collin represents commercial banks, private equity and private debt firms, special situation investors, other alternative lenders, and public and private borrowers in domestic and international syndicated loan transactions, particularly in secured, leveraged credits covering various industries and markets. In addition to his active legal practice, Collin devotes time to supporting Children at Risk, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children in Texas.

The following is a list of representative matters in which Collin has assisted.

Experience Highlights

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank in a $2.2 billion secured asset-based revolving credit facility to a contract compression services provider

  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. in $2 billion revolving credit facility to Laredo Petroleum, Inc.

  • Bank of America in a $1.0 billion Australian, Belgian, Canadian, Dutch, Norwegian, U.S. cross-border, multi-currency credit facility to an integrated manufacturer and distributor of oil field tubular products

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank as Administrative agent and lead lender to Tuesday Morning Corporation in a $100 million debtor-in-possession revolving credit facility in connection with its chapter 11 bankruptcy

  • A special situations investor in a $93 million revolver and multi-draw term loan facility provided to a series of marine retail dealerships

  • Bellatrix Exploration Ltd., a Canadian entity, as lead U.S. counsel in the recapitalization transaction involving the exchange of debt into debt and equity

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank in a $2.2 billion secured asset-based revolving credit facility to a contract compression services provider

  • Bank of America in a $1.0 billion Australian, Belgian, Canadian, Dutch, Norwegian, U.S. cross-border, multi-currency credit facility to an integrated manufacturer and distributor of oil field tubular products

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank as Administrative agent and lead lender to Tuesday Morning Corporation in a $100 million debtor-in-possession revolving credit facility in connection with its chapter 11 bankruptcy

  • Bank of America in a $150 million secured revolving credit facility to an oilfield services company in connection with its $300 million secured notes offering

  • Bank of America in a $90 million secured revolving credit facility to an oilfield services company

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank in a $75 million Canadian revolving credit facility to an oilfield services company

  • Texas Capital Bank in a $30 million secured revolving credit facility to a contract compression and packaging company

  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. in $2 billion revolving credit facility to Laredo Petroleum, Inc.

  • Wells Fargo Bank in a $1.5 billion secured reserved-based revolving credit facility to a private operator in the Haynesville Shale

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank in a $1 billion secured reserved-based revolving credit facility to an oil and gas exploration and production company

  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. as left lead arranger and administrative agent in a $1 billion secured reserve-based revolving credit facility to a private operator in the Permian Basin

  • Wells Fargo Bank in a $1 billion secured revolving credit facility to a private operator in the Permian Basin

  • Wells Fargo Bank in a $500 million secured reserved-based revolving credit facility to an owner of royalty and mineral interests

  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. as administrative agent in a $300 million secured reserve-based revolving credit facility to a private operator in the Wattenberg Field

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank in a $200 million secured reserve-based revolving credit facility to a private operator in the Anadarko Basin

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank in a $200 million secured reserve-based revolving credit facility to an oil and gas producer

  • Wells Fargo Strategic Capital in a $50 million second lien secured term loan facility to an oil and gas producer

  • Wells Fargo Strategic Capital in a $50 million second lien secured term loan facility to an oil and gas exploration and production company

  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. as administrative agent in the workout of a $400 million secured reserve-based revolving credit facility to Emerald Oil, Inc. and its subsequent chapter 11 bankruptcy

  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as administrative agent and lead arranger, in a $170 million revolving credit facility provided to a midstream oil and gas company and its subsidiaries

  • Wells Fargo Bank in a $250 million secured revolving credit facility to a midstream oil and gas company and its subsidiaries

  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as administrative agent and lead arranger, in a $145 million revolving credit facility to a midstream crude oil and natural gas services business

  • Wells Fargo Bank in a $100 million secured revolving credit facility to a midstream oil and gas company and its subsidiaries

  • Wells Fargo Bank in a $90 million secured revolving credit facility to a midstream oil and gas company and its subsidiaries

  • A special situations investor and its co-investors in a $247.5 million secured term loan credit facility provided to a grid-scale solar generation project development and construction business

  • A mezzanine fund in an $83 million secured second lien term loan facility to finance the acquisition of a software company 

  • A special situations investor in a $93 million revolver and multi-draw term loan facility provided to a series of marine retail dealerships

  • A private debt capital fund in a $26 million subordinated term loan to acquire a biotechnology development business

  • An upstream oil & gas exploration and production company in connection with a $500 million secured reserve-based revolving credit facility

  • Bellatrix Exploration Ltd., a Canadian entity, as lead U.S. counsel in the recapitalization transaction involving the exchange of debt into debt and equity

  • Nine Energy Services, Inc. in a $175 million secured term loan and revolving credit facility in connection with its initial public offering

  • An oil and gas exploration and development company in connection with $100 million reserve-based senior secured revolving credit facility

  • Bluescape Energy Recapitalization and Restructuring Fund III and its parallel funds in a $100 million subscription line facility 

Credentials

  • Washington University in Saint Louis, J.D. cum laude, 2015 (Notes Editor, Washington University Law Review)
  • University of Illinois, M.A. Political Science, 2012
  • University of Illinois, B.A. magna cum laude, 2010
  • Member: American Bar Association; State Bar of Texas; Dallas Bar Association; Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Volunteer: Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
  • Past Board Member: Fraternity and Sorority Political Action Committee
  • Texas