Deal Description: On February 7, 2019, Kimbell Royalty Partners, LP (“Kimbell”), a leading owner of oil and gas mineral and royalty interests across 28 states, announced that it has agreed to acquire oil and gas mineral and royalty assets from EnCap Investments L.P. (“EnCap”) in a transaction valued at approximately $151.3 million. The purchase price for the acquisition is composed of 9.4 million newly issued units in Kimbell Royalty Operating, LLC, valued at approximately $151.3 million based on a closing price of $16.10 per common unit for Kimbell’s common units as of February 6, 2019. The transaction is expected to close in late March 2019.
Target: Oil and gas mineral and royalty assets controlled by EnCap through Phillips Energy Partners, LLC, Phillips Energy Partners II, LLC and Phillips Energy Partners III, LLC
Counsel to Kimbell: Baker Botts L.L.P.
Financial Advisor to EnCap: RBC Richardson Barr
Outside Counsel to EnCap: Vinson & Elkins L.L.P.
Value: $151.3 million
Baker Botts Lawyers/Office Involved:
Corporate: Jason Rocha (Partner, Houston); Joshua Davidson (Partner, Houston); Eileen Boyce (Senior Associate, Houston); Jennifer Gasser (Associate, Houston); Steven Lackey (Associate, Houston)
Global Projects: Erin Hopkins (Partner, Houston); Rachel Briley (Associate, Houston)
Tax: Michael Bresson (Partner, Houston); Chuck Campbell (Special Counsel, Houston)
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