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The Texas Lawbook: PureWest Energy Closes Merger with Family Offices, Financial Institutions for US$1.84B

June 1, 2023

PureWest Energy, a Denver-based privately held natural gas producer, announced that it has closed a merger agreement with a consortium of family offices and financial institutions for US$1.84 billion in cash. The consortium, which was advised by O’Melveny, included  A.G. Hill Partners, Cain Capital, Eaglebine Capital Partners, Fortress Investment Group, HF Capital, Petro-Hunt, and Wincoram Asset Management. The O’Melveny team was led by partner and Texas corporate regional head Whit Roberts and partner Jason Schumacher. The team also included partners Will S. Becker, Ryan Cicero, Garrett Johnston, Sid Mody, and Kimberly F. Williams; counsel Austin Elder, Albert Jou, and Cheryl Looper; and associates Eleanor Gilbert, Sahil Nooruddin, Luke Ohnmeis, Brent Rubin, and Silvia Smith.

The Texas Lawbook subscribers can read the full article here.