The Houston-based law firm has dominated M&A charts for law firms representing Texas-based businesses for as long as such accounting as taken place, thanks to its strength in advising clients in the energy sector.
In the world of mergers and acquisitions, 2014 and 2015 couldn’t have been more different in Texas. What’s more, legal and financial experts have no idea what is in store
Oil and gas companies – many of them financially distressed – rushed to the capital markets during the first six months of this year. New data compiled by The Texas Lawbook’s Corporate Deal Tracker and Bloomberg News shows that Texas and Oklahoma companies raised an astounding $127 billion through 179 securities and debt offerings.
Then suddenly, it all stopped. The number of debt offerings since July 1 plummeted. This artcle explains why and the impact it will have.
No corporate transactional lawyers have been busier in 2015 than Mollie Duckworth and John Goodgame.
No Texas law firm came close to advising in more deal making during the first seven months of 2015 than Vinson & Elkins, though Baker Botts, Andrews Kurth and Latham are battling for second place.
Seven months into 2015, The Texas Lawbook’s Corporate Deal Tracker leaderboard shows which Texas lawyers are doing the most business mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and securities offerings. We have all the details.