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Latham & Watkins Advises CONSOL Energy Inc. in its US$34.4 Million Acquisition of the Remaining Public Stake in CONSOL Coal Resources LP

October 26, 2020
A Houston-based corporate deal team represents the mining company in the take-private transaction.

CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CEIX) (CEIX) and CONSOL Coal Resources LP (NYSE: CCR) (CCR) have announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which CEIX will acquire all of the publicly held CCR common units in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately US$34.4 million, based on the most recent closing price of shares of CEIX common stock.

Latham & Watkins LLP represents CONSOL Energy Inc. in the transaction with a corporate deal team led by Houston partners Nick Dhesi and Bill Finnegan, with Houston associates Ryan Lynch, Bryan Ryan, Rebecca Kendall, Caroline Ellerbe and Danielle Kinchen. Advice was also provided on environmental matters by Houston partner Joel Mack and Los Angeles counsel Josh Marnitz; on benefits and compensation matters by Washington, D.C. partner Adam Kestenbaum; and on tax matters by Houston partners Tim Fenn and Jim Cole, with Houston associate Marianne Standley.