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William F. White
William F. White
Senior Associate — Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets
Senior Associate — Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets

William F. White

William F. White
Houston

Texas Tower
845 Texas Avenue
Suite 4700
Houston, Texas 77002

William F. White

Experience Highlights

  • Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corporation III, a SPAC sponsored by an affiliate of Riverstone Holdings, in its $1.2 billion business combination with Solid Power, an industry-leading all-solid-state electric vehicle battery producer

  • Targa Resources Corp. in its $6.7 billion acquisition of Targa Resources Partners in an all stock-for-unit transaction

  • Venator Materials PLC in its $522 million initial public offering of ordinary shares by a selling shareholder and separation from Huntsman Corporation

  • Clearfork Midstream, a portfolio company of Encap Flatrock Midstream, in the acquisition of Azure Midstream Energy, a Haynesville Shale natural gas gathering and treating platform of Energy Spectrum Capital, and the related $400 million capital commitment from Encap Flatrock Midstream

  • Blackbeard Operating in its $180 million equity sale to Diversified Energy of Bluestone Natural Resources, which holds Barnett Shale oil and gas assets

  • Camino Natural Resources in its acquisition from Red Wolf Natural Resources of its operating subsidiaries Red Wolf Acquisitions and Red Wolf Operating

  • Luxe Energy in its sale to Colgate

  • Targa Resources Corp. in its $6.7 billion acquisition of Targa Resources Partners in an all stock-for-unit transaction

  • Nexeo Solutions, a chemicals and plastics distributor and TPG Capital portfolio company, in its $1.575 billion merger with WL Ross Holdings Corp. in a SPAC business combination

  • Energy-focused Private Equity Firm in a line of equity commitment to a newly-formed oilfield services company

  • Goodrich Petroleum in out-of-court restructuring transactions and in-court restructuring involving the deleveraging of nearly $450 million

  • HighStar Capital LP (Oaktree Capital) in its $240 million purchase of preferred units and 3.6 million warrant units from NGL Energy Partners LP

  • CSI Compressco LP in its $35 million private placement of Series A convertible preferred units and its $73 million private placement of Series A convertible preferred units

  • Underwriters to NGL Energy Partners LP in its $213 million public offering of Class B fixed-to-floating rate cumulative redeemable perpetual preferred Units

  • Targa Resources Corp. in its $1 billion private placement of Series A preferred stock

  • Howard Midstream Energy Partners, LLC in its $400 million offering of senior notes

  • Colgate Energy Partners III, LLC in its $500 million offering of senior notes

  • Continental Resources, Inc. in its $1.6 billion offering of senior notes

  • Venator Materials PLC in its $522 million initial public offering of ordinary shares by a selling shareholder and separation from Huntsman Corporation

  • Targa Resources Corp. in its $784 million public offering of common stock and its $530 million public offering of common stock

  • Hi-Crush Partners LP in its $56 million public offering of common units; its $49 million public offering of common units; its $413 million public offering of common units; and its $92 million public offering of common units

  • Underwriters to NGL Energy Partners LP in its $223 million public offering of common units; its $700 million offering of senior notes; and its $500 million offering of senior notes

  • A large international energy company in its $1.5 billion offering of investment grade senior notes and its $2.75 billion offering of investment grade senior notes

  • Underwriters to Weatherford International plc in its $1.5 billion offering of senior notes; its $1.3 billion offering of exchangeable senior notes; its $250 million offering of senior notes; and its $540 million offering of senior notes

  • Targa Resources Partners LP in its $1 billion offering of senior notes

  • Gran Tierra Energy Inc. in its $115 million offering of convertible senior notes

Credentials

  • The University of Texas McCombs School of Business, MBA, 2021
  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D. with honors, 2015 (Editorial Board, Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law)
  • Wake Forest University, B.A., Philosophy (Minors in Economics and Political Science), 2009
  • Member: Houston Energy Finance Group
  • Board of Directors: Rêve Preparatory Charter School
  • Texas
  • Spanish (proficient)
  • “Oil, Corruption, and the Department of Justice: FCPA Enforcement and the Energy Industry” Texas Journal of Oil Gas & Energy Law, 2014