Houston – Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, was recognized by the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Houston in its third annual Deal of the Year Awards, for the combination of SCAN OAK LLC, successor by merger to Scandrill Ltd., LP, and Voyager Acquisition LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of VYGR Holdings LLC, which was named Deal of the Year in the Oil and Gas <$500 million category. The ACG Houston Deal of the Year Awards celebrate Houston’s booming middle-market deal community and honoring the deals and dealmakers who drive middle market growth – resulting in job growth, capital formation and the advancement of meaningful business relationships.
Paul Hastings LLP, advised White Oak Global Advisors, LLC a California-based investment advising firm and its affiliate VYGR Holdings LLC on the business combination of SCAN OAK LLC and VYGR Holdings LLC. The transaction involved the combination of the onshore drilling businesses of each of the former Felderhoff Brothers Drilling Company, JDC Drilling Company and Scandrill, Inc and related financing. The Felderhoff Brothers Drilling Company was acquired by a former subsidiary of VYGR Holdings LLC in a separate, but related transaction. SCAN OAK LLC was the successor of the Scandrill business via merger with Scandrill Ltd., LP. The transaction closed in December 2019, and the new partnership will service customers in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and New Mexico.
The Paul Hastings team was led by partners Kfir Abutbul and Peter Burke, and included partners Greg Nelson, Eric Keller, Thomas Mounteer, of counsel Michael Wise and associates Chanse Barnes, Stephen Perry, Brady Lambeth, Jesse Kirsch, and Lauren Schwartz.
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