The cash-and-stock deal doubles the Talos presence in the Gulf of Mexico, adding 40% in production and substantial deepwater infrastructure in its current operational areas. Vinson & Elkins was involved, along with Gibson Dunn. The Lawbook has the names of the lawyers who advised.
The Texas Lawbook caught up with Devika Kornbacher last month when she left V&E after 15 years to join Clifford Chance as co-chair of the firm’s global technology group. In this interview, she talks about her upbringing, her time in the ministry and engineering, what inspired her to be a lawyer, what her mentor taught her and what she plans to accomplish at her new firm.
A whopping 320 lawyers worked on deals reported during the last week. Among them was Justin Stolte who, along with other Latham lawyers has been on a roll of late. The CDT Roundup features a couple of his recent deals, along with a cinematic sweep of lawyers who advised during what turned out to be a very busy week.
This article goes behind the scenes of a merger earlier this year involving a Richardson-based digital signage company from the vantage point of an associate.
Climate change pressures on utilities and their resources may have long-term significance for investors; but they also represent shorter-term opportunities, even in a complicated investment environment. For example, there were four major upstream/midstream energy deals last week — including the three largest transactions — that accounted for more than $15 billion and were led by Texas-based lawyers. Claire Poole has the rationale for near-term optimism, along with the Roundup’s usual review of all of last week’s reported transactions.
A sticky stock market and lingering fears of inflation depressed capital markets transactions during the first half of 2022. But it may be premature to project the same fate for the second half of the year, according to Texas dealmakers. The Texas Lawbook explains.
The deal marks yet another consolidation in the sourcing, transportation and processing of LNG, this time in the Marcellus and Utica Shales. The Lawbook has the names of the Texas lawyers involved.
The move is part of Dallas-based Texas Capital’s strategy to re-focus its capital and expenses for the creation of a full-service financial services firm in the state. Texas Capital CLO Anna Alvarado tapped Cravath to guide it through the deal while Truist turned to lawyers at Willkie.
Sure, oil and gas transactions are still a big deal in the Texas deal markets. But starting just a few years ago, other business sectors are beginning to make their presence felt in the Lone Star State. Peruse the deals in this week’s CDT Roundup and note the rising role of technology. The Lawbook’s Claire Poole has a few observations on the trend, along with the names of last week’s dealmakers.
The combination would create a leader in the oil and gas mineral and royalty sector. Claire Poole has the details of the deal and the names of the lawyers involved.