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Erec R. Winandy
Erec R. Winandy
Partner — Finance
Partner — Finance

Erec R. Winandy

Erec R. Winandy
Dallas

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

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Erec R. Winandy

As co-head of V&E’s Global Finance practice, Erec Winandy leads a skilled and experienced team that prides itself on providing commercial and creative solutions for even the most complex deals, including acquisition and leveraged finance, asset-based lending and reserve-based lending, subscription-backed lending, and structured finance.

A finance attorney for two decades, Erec has extensive experience in all aspects of the energy and natural resources industry including oil and gas exploration and production, renewables and clean energy, oilfield services, midstream, including storage and transportation, and refining. In addition to energy, Erec works on asset-based lending deals in the retail and manufacturing space.

Erec has represented lead arrangers, corporate borrowers and private equity funds in U.S. domestic and international syndicated loan transactions, including extensive involvement in secured and unsecured credits, senior and subordinate lending, restructure/workout financings, debtor-in-possession facilities and complex intercreditor arrangements.

Erec’s work has earned him recognition in multiple publications. The Best Lawyers of America, named him “Lawyer of the Year” in Banking and Finance Law in the Dallas-Fort Worth area in 2019. In Chambers USA, he was praised as a “very active and well informed” attorney who “can speak with authority.” (2019)

Experience Highlights

  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. in a $2.5 billion reserve-based revolving credit facility to Energen Corporation

  • JPMorgan Chase, N.A. in a $1.6 billion secured reserve-based revolving credit facility to Denbury Resources Inc.

  • Bank of America, N.A. in a $1.25 billion revolving credit facility to Sunoco L.P.

  • Royal Bank of Canada in a $900 million revolving credit facility to Martin Midstream Partners L.P.

  • HollyFrontier Corporation in its $1 billion senior unsecured revolving credit facility

  • Bank of America, N.A. in a $1.5 billion secured revolving credit facility to Sunoco L.P.

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. in a $1 billion revolving credit facility to Dillard’s, Inc.

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. in a $75 million revolving credit facility to The Container Store, Inc.

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. in a $150 million revolving credit facility to Vitamin Shoppe Industries Inc.

  • Bank of America, N.A. in a $2 billion secured reserve-based revolving credit facility to Memorial Resource Development Corp.

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. in a $1 billion secured reserve-based revolving credit facility to Approach Resources Inc.

  • JPMorgan Chase, N.A. in a $1.6 billion secured reserve-based revolving credit facility to Denbury Resources Inc.

  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. in a $1.5 billion revolving credit facility to Atlas Resource Partners, L.P.

  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. in a $2.5 billion reserve-based revolving credit facility to Energen Corporation

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

  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. in a $2 billion revolving credit facility to Oasis Petroleum North America LLC

  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. in a $2.5 billion revolving credit facility to SM Energy Company

  • RSP Permian, Inc. in a $1 billion revolving credit facility

  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. in a $350 million revolving credit facility to Blueknight Energy Partners

  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. in a $650 million revolving credit facility and term loan to Southcross Energy Partners, LP

  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. in a $1.2 billion revolving credit facility to Regency Energy Partners

  • Royal Bank of Canada in a $900 million revolving credit facility to Martin Midstream Partners L.P.

  • Holly Energy Partners, L.P. in a $650 million revolving credit facility

  • HollyFrontier Corporation in its $1 billion senior unsecured revolving credit facility

Credentials

  • University of Texas School of Law, J.D. with honors, 2000
  • Southern Methodist University, Honors B.B.A. cum laude, 1997
  • Chambers USA, Banking & Finance (Texas), 2014–2020
  • The Best Lawyers in America© (BL Rankings, LLC), “Lawyer of the Year” in Banking & Finance Law (Dallas Fort Worth), 2019–2020; Banking & Finance Law, 2013–2021
  • Legal 500 U.S., Finance – Commercial Lending, 2018-2020
  • D Magazine, “The Best Lawyers in Dallas Under 40,” Lending Law, 2006
  • Selected to the Texas Super Lawyers list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2014–2019
  • Selected to the Texas Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2006 and 2008–2014
  • Member: American Bar Association Business Law Section; Dallas Bar Association
  • Texas