Last December we reported on a $2 billion-plus merger agreement between Diamondback Energy and QEP Resources. The all-stock deal seemed like a good deal for both sides, since it included Diamondback’s assumption of $1.6 billion. But a major stockholder at QEP is having second thoughts, and their thinking is yet another sign that things are getting better. The CDT Roundup has the details of their concerns, as well as details of all 24 transactions.
California-headquartered Chevron Corporation announced Friday that it is acquiring all the stock it doesn’t already own in Noble Midstream Partners. Latham & Watkins and Baker Botts advised on the deal. The Texas Lawbook has the names of the lawyers involved.
Exhibition baseball began this past week. For those who pay attention to such things, it’s a sign of life and hope. Not only did deal makers continue to show signs of both, the deals included at least one that involved…baseball. Or at least someone once involved with baseball. The CDT Roundup has that and last week’s transactions.
New York-based firms counseled The Michaels Companies in the transaction, which features a 47% premium for stockholders for the 1,275 store chain.
Just when you thought it couldn’t get worse than a raging pandemic. Then comes a major energy grid collapse and water disruptions and a still-raging pandemic. And
on top of all that, it’s really, really cold. But if you’re inclined to feel sorry for yourself consider: You could be Michael Fallquist. That story and last week’s deals.
The Houston mitigation firm has agreed to a contract with the Klamath River Renewal Corporation to help with the removal of four dams spanning the river between Oregon and Northern California.
Ardagh Metals Group, Luxembourg-headquartered purveyor of metal beverage containers is combining with a Los Angeles-based SPAC. The result will be an $8.5 billion public company. And several Dallas-based lawyers took part.
Apex Clearing Holdings was represented by a Sidley team led out of Chicago that included associates in Dallas.
Energy is back in the news, and not in a good way. The Texas grid, which has worked remarkably well in developing new energy sources, crashed mercilessly this week. With warmer weather on the horizon, get ready for the cleanup, the political recriminations and the lawsuits. They could last for years, suggests one expert. The CDT Roundup looks at the mess, in addition to last week’s dealmaking.
The Dallas-based energy private equity firm most said it would acquire NorTex Midstream Partners, a Houston-based natural gas storage and transportation company.