Grant Everett

Partner

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Dallas

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Grant Everett

Grant Everett represents public and private companies in a variety of corporate matters. Mr. Everett focuses principally on mergers and acquisitions, including negotiated acquisitions and divestitures as well as equity and debt securities offerings. His practice also focuses on structuring and forming joint ventures and other investment vehicles as well as a variety of cross-border transactions. He also advises clients regarding Exchange Act reporting, stock exchange compliance and corporate governance.

Mr. Everett's practice includes the representation of management teams and private equity providers, largely in upstream oil and gas projects. Mr. Everett is a member of the Baker Botts Oil and Gas M&A Team. His practice also involves the representation of commercial banks, other institutional lenders and investors, as well as borrowers and issuers of securities, in various forms of financing transactions.

Related Experience

Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Finance

  • Noble Corporation - spin-off of Paragon Offshore
  • Liberty Media - acquisition of 27 percent equity interest in Charter Communications
  • Dawson Geophysical - public merger with TGC Industries
  • E&P management teams - multiple formations of ventures with private equity firms specializing in oil and gas
  • GENBAND – strategic business combination with Sonus Networks to form new publicly traded company, Ribbon Communications
  • Manufacturing Company – sale of business to financial acquirer for cash proceeds in excess of $1 billion
  • Multiple transactions involving the acquisition or divestiture of offshore drilling assets for publicly traded clients
  • Zix Corporation – acquisition of AppRiver for $275 million, including related $100 million PIPE financing and $175 million term debt financing
  • Global consulting and technology services company - strategic acquisition of assets from publicly traded technology company
  • GENBAND - global restructuring transaction and acquisition of assets from Nortel Networks completed under Section 363 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code
  • Manufacturing Company - sale of assets to financial acquirer for cash proceeds in excess of $200 million
  • GENBAND - $375 million term debt and private equity financing transaction to finance acquisition from Nortel Networks
  • Technology Company - spin-off of separate business to existing shareholders and related financing
  • RealPage - multiple acquisition transactions, including $300 million acquisition of Lease Rent Options, $250 million acquisition of On-Site Manager and $70 million acquisition of American Utility Management
  • GENBAND - multiple rounds of venture capital and private equity financing involving proceeds of over $500 million
  • Technology Company - sale of substantially all assets to strategic acquirer
  • Global developer of data centers and cloud computing environments - joint venture for development of data centers in Asia

Bank Financings

  • Offshore drilling contractor - $2.4 billion commercial paper program
  • Liberty Media - $1.0 billion syndicated margin loan facility
  • Liberty Media - $1.25 billion syndicated margin loan facility
  • Liberty Interactive - $400 million margin loan facility
  • Offshore oil and gas construction company - $900 million syndicated credit facility secured by vessels and real property
  • Power generation company - $700 million syndicated senior secured credit facility
  • Lead arranger and administrative agent - $610 million syndicated senior secured credit facility for a media distribution company supporting the acquisition of a competitor

Private Placements

  • Institutional purchasers - purchase of $250 million of senior secured notes issued by a publicly traded midstream energy company
  • Institutional purchasers - purchase of $51 million of senior secured notes issued by a privately owned designer and manufacturer of consumer goods
  • Institutional purchasers - purchase of $50 million of senior unsecured notes issued by a publicly traded utilities holding company
  • Institutional purchasers - $45 million subordinated second lien note facility issued by a privately owned manufacturer of specialty vehicles
  • Institutional purchasers - purchase of $28.5 million of senior secured notes issued by private outsourcing company supporting the acquisition of a competitor

Awards & Community

Recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer-Rising Star (Thomson Reuters), 2018 & 2019

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