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Bracewell Counsels HPS and Kingfisher in Merger Agreement Between Kingfisher, Silver Run II and Alta Mesa

HOUSTON Bracewell LLP is serving as counsel to HPS Investment Partners, LLC and Kingfisher Midstream, LLC in a merger agreement between Kingfisher, Silver Run Acquisition Corporation II and Alta Mesa Holdings, LP.

Silver Run II announced that, subject to certain conditions, it has entered into definitive agreements to combine with Alta Mesa and Kingfisher. Alta Mesa is an independent exploration and production company with assets located in the STACK play in Oklahoma. Kingfisher is a company engaged in the gathering, processing, and marketing of hydrocarbons in the STACK play. 

Upon closing of the transaction, expected in the fourth quarter of 2017, the combined company will be renamed Alta Mesa Resources, Inc. and trade on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the ticker symbol “AMR.”

For more information about this deal, please click here.

Bracewell lawyers involved in this transaction include:

Partners: G. Alan Rafte, Hans P. Dyke, Jason M. Jean, Elizabeth L. McGinley, Troy L. Harder, Rebecca L. Baker, Daniel E. Hemli, Kevin A. EwingD. Kirk Morgan II, Heather Palmer and Bruce R. Jocz

Senior Counsel: Vivian Y. Ouyang

Counsel: Jacqueline R. Java

Associates: W. Jared Berg, Kenni E. Callahan, Charlotte Keenan and Kathy Witty Medford