Jonathan B. Platt

Partner

Jonathan Platt

Dallas

P: +1.214.953.6817 F: +1.214.661.4817

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Private equity-backed E&P company – $135 million acquisition of producing properties and leasehold in the Midland Basin
  • Public E&P company – Acquisition of approximately 30,000 net acres in the Delaware Basin through a merger with private equity-backed company for cash and stock consideration valued at approximately $250 million
  • Private equity-backed E&P company – $90 million acquisition of producing oil and gas properties and leasehold in the Midland Basin
  • Public E&P company – $135 million sale of producing oil and gas properties in the Eagle Ford Shale to non-U.S. buyer
  • Private equity-backed company – Acquisition of producing oil and gas properties in the Barnett Shale
  • Private equity-backed E&P Company – $50 million acquisition of producing properties in the Permian Basin
  • Public E&P company – $165 million sale of gas gathering and processing assets to a subsidiary of publicly traded MLP
  • Private equity-backed company – Acquisition of natural gas compression assets located in the Powder River Basin and negotiation of related long-term compression services agreement
  • Closely-held oil field services company – $300 million sale to private equity buyer, including partial equity rollover
  • Family-owned E&P company – $500 million sale of all U.S. oil and gas assets to energy focused private equity fund
  • Private energy services firm – Acquisition of multiple salt water disposal wells
  • Public compression services company – Sale of natural gas compression provider to affiliates of private equity fund
  • Fortune 100 company – Spin-off of healthcare business in $1.8 billion transaction
  • Fortune 50 company – $1.4 billion sale of software company to public company
  • Private equity-backed homebuilding software company – Multiple acquisitions of software companies and cloud-based assets

Private Equity

  • E&P private equity fund – Investments in or dispositions of numerous portfolio companies by four related private equity funds focusing on investments in U.S. oil and gas exploration and development projects
  • Midstream private equity fund – Numerous portfolio company investments by funds focusing on investments in oil and gas midstream projects
  • Management of Non-op E&P company – Negotiation of $100 million equity commitment from energy private equity fund
  • Management of E&P company – Negotiation of $250 million equity commitment from E&P focused private equity fund
  • Public E&P company – $200 million joint venture and equity commitment from midstream focused private equity fund for development of midstream assets in the Delaware Basin
  • Management of E&P company – Recapitalization and equity commitment from private equity fund for acquisition of assets in East Texas
  • Family office – Formation of numerous investment partnerships for real property and private equity and hedge fund assets
  • Management of Oil Field Services Company – Negotiation of recapitalization and rollover of existing equity into new company formed in connection with leveraged acquisition by energy focused private equity fund
  • Real Estate private equity fund – Acquisition of bathroom tile and surfacing solution provider
  • General counsel representation of several private equity-backed portfolio companies

Capital Markets

  • Counsel to underwriters in initial public offering for private equity-backed energy services company
  • Counsel to underwriters in initial public offering for private equity-backed building materials provider
  • Counsel to NYSE-listed E&P company in Counsel to NYSE-listed E&P company in multiple high-yield debt offerings under Rule 144A and Regulation S
  • Counsel to NYSE-listed MLP in multiple debt and equity offerings
  • Counsel to NYSE-listed soft drink provider in multiple public debt offerings and tender offers
  • Counsel to initial purchasers in multiple high-yield debt offerings under Rule 144A and Regulation S