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Ryan J. Maierson

Houston
  • 811 Main Street
  • Suite 3700
  • Houston, TX 77002
  • USA
 
 

Ryan Maierson, partner in the Houston office, is the Global Chair of Latham’s Public Company Representation Practice and former Chair of the firm’s Houston Corporate Department. Mr. Maierson has particular knowledge in M&A and corporate finance transactions in the energy industry.

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Representing issuers and underwriters in IPOs and other securities offerings
  • Representing both sponsors and portfolio companies in private equity transactions
  • Corporate governance

Mr. Maierson is an adjunct professor at the University of Houston Law Center, where he co-teaches “Doing Deals,” a course on M&A practice, with Professor Douglas Moll.

Representative Capital Markets transactions include advising on:
  • Superior Energy Services, Inc. in its dual-issuer uptiering exchange offer for US$635 million of senior notes of SESI, L.L.C. and related consent solicitation
  • ProPetro Holding Corp. US$402 million initial public offering
  • Smart Sand, Inc. US$128.7 million initial public offering
  • Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure, Inc. US$121 million initial public offering
  • Antero Midstream GP LP US$875 million initial public offering
  • Emerge Energy Services LP US$131 million initial public offering and private placement of preferred units
  • PennTex Midstream Partners, LP US$225 million initial public offering
  • Antero Resources US$1.57 billion initial public offering of and the US$1 billion and US$600 million notes offerings
  • Enable Midstream Partners US$500 million initial public offering, the largest entity at IPO in the history of the MLP sector
  • Cypress Energy Partners, L.P. US$86.25 million initial public offering
  • JP Energy Partners LP US$275 million initial public offering
  • Southcross Energy Partners US$180 million initial public offering
  • Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure, Inc. US$121 million initial public offering
Representative M&A transactions include advising on:
  • Midstates Petroleum Company in its US$729 million merger of equals with Amplify Energy, an independent oil and natural gas company
  • UGI Corporation in its US$1.275 billion acquisition of Columbia Midstream Group, LLC from a subsidiary of TC Energy Corporation
  • Archrock, Inc. in its US$410 million acquisition of Elite Compression Services LLC’s midstream oil and gas infrastructure assets
  • EQM Midstream Partners in its US$1.03 billion acquisition of controlling interest in Eureka Midstream and Hornet Midstream and related US$1.00 billion preferred equity financing
  • IPSCO Tubulars, a producer of seamless and welded oil country tubular goods, in its US$1.02 billion sale to Tenaris (pending)
  • UGI in its US$5.375 billion acquisition of the remaining 74% stake in Amerigas, a retail propane distributor
  • WL Ross as major shareholder in the spin-merger of Diamond S Shipping, a Greece-based oil tanker company, and a subsidiary of Capital Product Partners
  • A global oil and gas company in its acquisition of Gulf of Mexico oil and gas properties in the bankruptcy proceedings of Cobalt International Energy
  • Rice Midstream Partners in its US$2.4 billion merger with EQT Midstream Partners
  • Buckeye Partners in its US$1.15 billion acquisition of 50% stake in VTTI
  • Energy Transfer Partners in its US$20 billion merger with Sunoco Logistics Partners
  • Energy Transfer Partners LP in its US$18 billion acquisition of Regency Energy Partners LP
  • Access Midstream Partners, LP in its US$50 billion merger with Williams Partners
  • VTTI in its US$1.03 billion acquisition of VTTI Energy Partners
  • Archrock, Inc. in its US$607 million acquisition of its master limited partnership, Archrock Partners LP
  • Layne Christensen Co. in its US$565 million sale to Granite Construction, Inc.
  • JP Energy Partners in its US$456 million merger with American Midstream Partners, to create a diversified midstream business operating in North American basins, including the Permian, Gulf of Mexico, Eagle Ford, and Bakken
  • Access Midstream Partners in its US$2.16 billion acquisition of gathering and processing assets from Chesapeake Energy and US$1.8 billion of related equity and debt capital markets offerings
  • Global Infrastructure Partners in its US$2.0 billion acquisition from Chesapeake Energy of general partner and limited partner interests in Chesapeake Midstream Partners
  • Archrock Holdings in the spin-off of its international services and global fabrication businesses to form Exterran Holdings
  • Exterran Partners, L.P. in its US$360 million acquisition of natural gas compression assets from MidCon Compression, L.L.C.   

 
 
 
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