The deal would make Blue Source Sustainable Forests Company — a joint venture with Oak Hill Advisors — the seventh largest private owner of forestlands in the nation. The Lawbook has the names of the Texas lawyers involved in the ground-breaking ESG deal.
Hong Kong-based Atlas Corp. is being taken private by a consortium of investors that includes the company’s major stockholders and management. The deal was advised by some Texas-based lawyers. The Lawbook has the details.
With blank check IPOs and de-SPAC mergers dwindling in number, the third quarter of 2022 may have spelled the most conclusive evidence yet that the SPAC track has peaked as a quick path to public trading for companies that covet a ticker symbol. Blame it on inflation or on the quality of the targets themselves, but according to Pitchbook SPACs have proved themselves unable to sustain the enthusiastic pricing they experienced just a year ago. The CDT Roundup has those details, as well as the names of the firms and Texas lawyers who reported transactions last week.
A comprehensive listing of Texas-involved deals reported to The Texas Lawbook as announced or completed between July 1 and September 30, 2022.
Energy pricing may have rebounded to heights not seen in years, but that doesn’t mean that industry confidence hovers alongside. Haynes Boone’s latest borrowing base redetermination survey suggests that both lenders and borrowers expect current bases to remain flat — or even lower. This week’s CDT Roundup explores possible reasons for the current state of caution, along with the usual review of last week’s deals.
Energy deals are holding their own these days, even if other sectors seem to be slacking. The third quarter topped $16 billion for upstream M&A nationwide, making it the best quarter of the year in that category, according to Enverus. Claire Poole provides some perspective for that market, along with deals for the week in all sectors.
Sircar visited with The Texas Lawbook about what she learned as assistant general counsel of privacy at AIG, how she has used her privacy and cybersecurity expertise for a pro bono client and the key developments in her practice that businesses should be paying attention to.
The deal represents the largest renewables transaction of the year in an increasingly competitive transitional environment. Kirkland & Ellis and Jones Day advised Archaea and its management team on the deal. TLB has names.
Q3 M&A was a middling experience for dealmakers — in almost every respect. There were highlights, but not enough of them. Allen Pusey has the numbers. The good news: it could have been worse. In fact, it has been.
The deal, valued at $4.3 billion, represents a 6 percent premium over the original offer reported in June. Closing is expected by the end of the fourth quarter and The Lawbook has the names of Texas lawyers involved.