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Baker Botts Represents Conflicts Committee in the $132 Million Sale of Enviva Pellets Greenwood Holdings II, LLC to Enviva Partners, LP


Deal Description:  On June 18, 2020, Enviva Partners, LP (the "Partnership") (NYSE: EVA) announced that it will acquire 100% of the interests in Enviva Pellets Greenwood Holdings II, LLC, which, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, owns a wood pellet production plant in Greenwood, South Carolina, from a wholly-owned subsidiary of Enviva Holdings, LP (“Holdings”) pursuant to a Contribution Agreement dated as of June 18, 2020. The aggregate consideration for the transaction was approximately $132.0 million in cash and the assumption of a $40.0 million third-party promissory note bearing interest at 2.5 percent per year. 

The terms of the transaction were unanimously approved by the board of directors (the “Partnership Board”) of Enviva Partners GP, LLC, a subsidiary of Holdings and the general partner of the Partnership, based on the unanimous approval and recommendation of the Conflicts Committee of the Partnership Board (the “Conflicts Committee”), which is comprised of independent directors. 

Baker Botts L.L.P. represented the Conflicts Committee in the transaction. 

Baker Botts Lawyers/Office Involved: 

Corporate: Michael Swidler (Partner; New York), Michael Rosenwasser (Senior Counsel; New York), Jonathan Kovacs (Associate; New York) 

Tax: Michael Bresson (Partner; Houston), Jared Meier (Senior Associate; Houston) 

Environmental: Matthew Kuryla (Partner; Houston) 

For more information, please see Enviva Partners, LP’s news release here.

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