Mike Bengtson

Department Chair - Corporate (Firmwide); Co-Partner in Charge – Recruiting & Development Partner

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New York

P: +1.212.408.2504 F: +1.212.259.2504

Mergers and Acquisitions: Energy

Representation of public and private energy companies in numerous acquisitions and dispositions of and joint ventures involving exploration and production, transportation and processing assets and companies, including:

Upstream

  • $575 million disposition of shallow producing wells and related gathering systems with deep rights retention
  • $150 million disposition of Eagle Ford properties in three separate transactions
  • $60 million disposition of Permian properties
  • $65 million disposition of Permian properties
  • $800 million acquisition of Eagle Ford properties
  • $85 million acquisition of Marcellus/Utica properties
  • $65 million disposition of Arkoma properties
  • $100 million disposition of Bakken properties
  • $50 million disposition of Bakken properties
  • $130 million acquisition of Marcellus/Utica properties
  • $110 million acquisition of Permian properties
  • $150 million acquisition of Marcellus/Utica properties
  • $210 million tender offer acquisition of public company with Marcellus/Utica properties
  • $320 million acquisition of Marcellus/Utica properties
  • $170 million acquisition of Marcellus properties
  • $110 million acquisition of Permian properties
  • $135 million acquisition of STACK/SCOOP properties
  • $30 million acquisition of Western Anadarko properties
  • $400 million acquisition of Marcellus/Utica properties
  • $80 million acquisition of Permian properties
  • $325 million bankruptcy sale process of Marcellus/Utica properties
  • $120 million sale of Mississippi lime properties
  • $525 million acquisition of Permian properties
  • $200 million acquisition of Anadarko properties
  • $90 million acquisitions of Permian properties
  • $400 million sale of conventional and unconventional Appalachian properties
  • $1.45 billion sale of Bakken properties
  • $250 million acquisition of Anadarko properties
  • $500 million sale of Eagle Ford properties
  • $280 million sale of Haynesville properties
  • $13.3 billion divestiture of offshore and onshore E&P operations to multiple buyers
  • $240 million Section 363 bankruptcy acquisition of an E&P company
  • $700 million acquisition of foreign-owned domestic E&P business
  • $250 million sale of independent E&P company
  • $170 million sale of oil and gas divisions
  • $160 million acquisition of Arkoma properties
  • $770 million acquisition of the energy subsidiaries of a utility company
  • $130 million sale of international production block
  • $150 million acquisition of E&P properties
  • $200 million merger of an operating division into an independent oil company

Midstream/Downstream

  • $4.2 billion going private midstream transaction
  • $1.5 billion acquisition of Marcellus and Utica gathering systems
  • $175 million acquisition of interests in Marcellus gathering systems
  • $750 million acquisition of interests in FERC regulated pipeline
  • $275 million acquisition of Marcellus/Utica gathering systems
  • $400 million sale of interest in interstate natural gas pipeline
  • $1.4 billion sale of Rocky Mountain and Mid-Continent interstate oil pipeline system
  • $1.1 billion acquisition of high and low pressure Marcellus natural gas gathering systems
  • $1.1 billion acquisition of Marcellus gathering and transmission pipelines
  • $350 million sale of interests in interstate natural gas pipeline
  • $135 million sale of Appalachian gathering assets
  • $540 million sale of FERC-regulated natural gas pipelines located in the Marcellus
  • $170 million acquisition of natural gas pipelines and storage facilities in the Marcellus
  • $1.4 billion sale of majority interest in oil storage terminal
  • $390 million auction process sale of FERC-regulated natural gas pipeline
  • $275 million negotiated sale of intrastate gas pipeline and storage facility
  • $340 million auction process sale of a natural gas midstream business unit
  • $275 million sale of a crude oil pipeline and storage company

Energy Projects and Joint Ventures

  • $400 million joint development program (Drillco) covering Permian properties
  • Representation of majority owner and joint venture involving design, construction and operation of 300-mile 2.0 bcf/d interstate natural gas pipeline, including sales of equity interests in the joint venture
  • Representation of majority owner and joint venture involving design, construction and operation of 70-mile interstate natural gas pipeline
  • Joint venture and sale transaction involving Eagle Ford shale properties
  • Multi-year farmin and joint development program involving Arkoma Woodford shale properties
  • Equalization of interests and joint development transaction involving gas reserves and gathering system
  • Integrated tertiary oil recovery project, including long term supply and transportation arrangements
  • Sale of equity interests in an integrated South American LNG project

Mergers and Acquisitions: Life Sciences and Technology

  • $70 million private equity leveraged recap of a financial technology company
  • $700 million negotiated sale of financial services company
  • $80 million negotiated sale of a software company
  • $55 million auction process sale of software company
  • "Bio-bucks" licensing transaction involving development and commercialization rights
  • Sale of specialty pharmaceutical company
  • Stock for stock merger of two financial services companies
  • Various sales and acquisitions of venture-backed technology companies

Securities Offerings

  • Equity public offerings including IPOs, follow-on offerings and secondary offerings, including Jones Energy, EQT Midstream, ZS Pharma and NetSpend IPOs
  • Private placements of equity and debt, including all stages of private equity and venture capital rounds