Justin F. Hoffman

Partner

Justin Hoffman

Houston

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  • Indigo Natural Resources in its private offering of $650 million of senior unsecured notes
  • Represented the underwriters in connection with the $185 million initial public offering by Nine Energy Service, Inc.
  • Värde Partners, Inc. in a $100 million convertible preferred equity investment in Lilis Energy, Inc.
  • Warburg Pincus as lead investor in a $350 million convertible preferred equity investment in SemGroup Corporation
  • EIG Global Energy Partners on a $500 million investment into USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE: USAC), in which certain investment funds managed or sub-advised by EIG and other investment vehicles unaffiliated with EIG agreed to purchase an aggregate amount of $500 million of newly established Series A Perpetual Preferred Units and received warrants to purchase up to 15,000,000 Common Units of USA Compression
  • Jefferies LLC in providing underwritten bank financing, consisting of a $900 million committed term loan facility and a $50 million committed super priority revolving credit facility, in connection with the approximately $1.6 billion sale of Lucid Energy Group II to a joint venture controlled by affiliates of Riverstone and Goldman Sachs
  • Vine Oil & Gas LP and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Vine Oil & Gas Finance Corp., in its private offering of $530 million in aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes
  • Private funds affiliated with Värde Partners, Inc. in their $125 million convertible second lien term loan facility for Lilis Energy, Inc., an exploration and development company operating in the Permian Basin of West Texas
  • Discovery Capital Management, LLC and certain of its affiliates as selling stockholders of Peabody Energy Corporation in a $346.9 million secondary offering of common stock
  • Sable Permian Resources (formerly known as Permian Resources), a privately held exploration and production company backed by The Energy & Minerals Group, OnyxPoint Global Management, Sable Management, First Reserve and other investors, in connection with a recapitalization transaction that included an equity capital raise of approximately $750 million, an optional equity purchase amount of approximately $350 million, a debt for equity exchange of approximately $325 million of secured and unsecured indebtedness and a debt for equity exchange of approximately $250 million of junior subordinated notes
  • Ultra Resources, Inc. in the Rule 144A/Reg S offering of $1.2 billion of senior unsecured notes issued in connection with Ultra Petroleum Corp.’s exit from Chapter 11 proceedings
  • EXCO Resources, Inc. in its issuance of $300 million in aggregate principal amount of senior secured 1.5 lien notes due 2022 and warrants for shares of EXCO’s common stock and the exchange of approximately $683 million of senior secured second lien term loans for a like amount of senior secured 1.75 lien term loans
  • Blackstone Energy Partners and Sanchez Energy Corporation in their 50/50 partnership, definitive purchase agreement and related financing to acquire Anadarko Petroleum Corporation’s working interest in approximately 318,000 gross operated acres in the Western Eagle Ford for approximately $2.3 billion
  • The underwriters in connection with the $81 million initial public offering of Ramaco Resources, Inc.
  • Alta Marcellus Development, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Alta Resources Development, LLC, in connection with second lien note financing for $1.24 billion acquisition of operated and non-operated upstream assets and operated midstream assets in the Marcellus Shale of north-central Pennsylvania from Anadarko Petroleum Corp. and $207 million acquisition of oil and gas assets in the Marcellus Shale of north-central Pennsylvania from Mitsui E&P USA LLC
  • Indigo Haynesville in connection with unsecured note financing for its agreement to purchase from Chesapeake Energy Corp. a portion of its acreage and producing properties in its Haynesville Shale operating area in northern Louisiana for approximately $450 million
  • FBR Capital Markets as initial purchaser in 144A equity offering by C&J Energy Services
  • The Blackstone Group L.P. and Pinnacle Foods Inc. in connection with $667 million initial public offering and numerous secondary offerings
  • Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. and Dollar General Corporation in $824 million initial public offering, numerous secondary offerings of common stock and registered debt offerings
  • J.P Morgan and the underwriters in connection with the initial public offering of Dunkin’ Brands Inc., the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin Robbins
  • Goldman, Sachs & Co. and other initial purchasers in $1.6 billion 144A senior note offering by American Energy – Permian Basin, LLC and AEPB Finance Corporation in connection with $2.5 billion acquisition of Permian Basin assets from Enduring Resources
  • J.P. Morgan Securities as lead underwriter and lead initial purchaser in $750 million 144A/Regulation S senior notes offering and $1.0 billion registered common stock offering by Whiting Petroleum Corporation
  • Peabody Energy Corporation in $1.0 billion 144A/Regulation S secured second lien notes offering and related tender offer
  • Barclays Capital and the initial purchasers in $1.25 billion Rule 144A/Regulation S senior second lien secured notes offering by SandRidge Energy, Inc.
  • J.P. Morgan Securities and the initial purchasers in inaugural $250 million Rule 144A/Regulation S senior notes offering by Bellatrix Exploration Ltd.
  • Credit Suisse as representative of the initial purchasers in $700 million Rule 144A/Regulation S senior secured notes offering by Energy Transfer Equity, L.P.
  • BMO Capital Markets as bookrunning manager in connection with $50 million registered equity offering, and $350 million 144A/Regulation S senior secured notes offering and debt tender offer in connection with acquisition by Westmoreland Coal Company of MLP Oxford Resources
  • The initial purchasers, led by Barclays Capital Inc. in US $350 million Rule 144A/Regulation S senior notes offering by Teine Energy Ltd.
  • The initial purchasers in over $1 billion of 144A/Regulation S senior notes offerings by Antero Resources
  • Wells Fargo and the underwriters in registered offering of $1.25 billion of senior subordinated notes and related tender offer and consent solicitation by Denbury Resources Inc.
  • J.P. Morgan and the underwriters in registered offering of $500 million of high yield senior notes by EXCO Resources, Inc.
  • Represented the underwriters in multi-billion dollar registered debt and equity offerings by Concho Resources Inc
  • J.P. Morgan Securities LLC as representative of the several initial purchasers in $1.3 billion of 144A/Regulation S senior notes offerings by Superior Energy
  • WindMW GmbH, a Blackstone-backed German off shore wind farm, in connection with a €978 nine-tranche U.S. dollar and euro-denominated project bond offering
  • Deutsche Bank and Citigroup as initial purchasers in $550 million project bond financing by Fermaca Enterprises
  • W&T Offshore, Inc. in exchange offer for approximately $710.2 million of the outstanding 8.500% Senior Notes due 2019 for approximately (i) 60.4 million shares of common stock, (ii) $159.8 million aggregate principal amount of new Senior Second Lien PIK Toggle Notes due 2020 and (iii) $142.0 million aggregate principal amount of its new Senior Third Lien PIK Toggle Notes due 2021.
  • Ad Hoc Committee of Unsecured Noteholders to Northern Oil & Gas, Inc., a leading non-operating oil and gas exploration and production company, in an up-tier exchange of $500 million of senior unsecured notes for $350 million of senior second lien notes and approximately 40% of pro forma equity.
  • Ascent Capital Group Inc. in connection with proposed exchange offers by Monitronics International, Inc. for its outstanding 9.125% Senior Notes due 2020 for new senior secured second lien cash pay/PIK notes due 2023.
  • Financial Adviser in connection with private purchase and exchange agreements by SandRidge Energy, Inc. pursuant to which SandRidge repurchased $250 million of its unsecured notes for $94.5 million cash and exchanged $275 million of notes for new convertible notes.