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Jason H. Busch

Of Counsel, Corporate Department
Houston
600 Travis Street
Fifty-Eighth Floor
Houston, TX
77002
United States

Fax: 1(713) 353-3496

Overview

Jason H. Busch is of counsel in the Finance practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm's Houston office. His practice focuses on commercial lending, leveraged finance and other financial transactions, primarily in the energy industry. Mr. Busch has extensive experience representing commercial banks and financial institutions, alternative lenders, private equity sponsors, and borrowers in a wide range of financing transactions, including syndicated bank loans, reserve-based loans, structured financings, mezzanine financings, project financings, and leveraged acquisition financings. He has worked on a wide variety of debt transactions across the oil and gas industry, including representation of both lenders and borrowers in loans to master limited partnerships.

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D. cum laude, 2011 (Certificate in Business and Public Policy, Wharton School of Business, 2011)

  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.B.A. with high honors, 2007

Recent Representations

  • Represented the administrative agent and lead arranger in a $2.5 billion reserve-based revolving credit facility to a publicly-traded independent oil and gas company

  • Represented the administrative agent and lead arranger in numerous credit facilities totaling in excess of $2 billion to a family of structured oil and gas investment partnerships

  • Represented the administrative agent and lead arranger in an over $1.5 billion multi-currency revolving and term credit facility to a global supplier of products and services in the oil, gas, chemical, petrochemical, process, power generation, and military industries

  • Represented the administrative agent and lead arranger in a $250 million senior unsecured revolving credit facility to a midstream MLP

  • Represented a private equity fund in a $100 million first lien multi-draw note purchase facility to an independent oil and gas exploration and production company

  • Represented a private equity fund in multi-draw term loan facility of up to $50 million, secured by State of Alaska oil and gas production tax credits

  • Represented a publicly traded independent oil and gas producer in a $3 billion revolving and term reserve-based credit facility

  • Represented Royal Bank of Canada as lead arranger and administrative agent in a senior secured reserve-based revolving credit facility for Exco Resources, Inc., for the purpose of financing its emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy

  • Represented Wells Fargo Bank as lead arranger and administrative agent in a senior secured reserve-based revolving credit facility for PennEnergy Resources, LLC, to fund the purchase of substantially all of the assets of Rex Energy Corporation in a 363 sale

  • Represented UBS as lead arranger and administrative agent in a senior secured term loan for BCE-Mach III LLC, to fund the purchase of substantially all of the assets of Alta Mesa Holdings and Kingfisher Midstream in a 363 sale

  • Represented JPMorgan Chase Bank as lead arranger and administrative agent in a senior secured reserve-based revolving credit facility for Contango Resources, Inc., to fund the purchase of assets from White Star Petroleum in a 363 sale

Practice Areas

Restructuring
Corporate
Finance
Alternative Lender and Private Credit
Oil and Gas
Leveraged Finance
Energy

Languages

English

Admissions

Texas Bar

Education

University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D. 2011
University of Texas at Austin, B.B.A. 2007

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