Big Deals Q1 2018

Acquisition


$5,900,000,000 

WilmerHale

Client: Regal Entertainment Group

Team: Keith Trammell, partner; Andrew Bonnes, partner (Boston); Mark Borden, partner; Lily Brown, partner; Leon Greenfield, partner; Paul Jakubowski, partner; Jeff Johnson, partner; Scott Kilgore, partner; Justin Ochs, partner; Julie Hogan Rodgers, partner; Knute Salhus, partner; John Sigel, partner; Kim Wethly, partner

Other Parties: Cineworld Group PLC

Notes: On Dec. 5, Regal Entertainment Group announced that it entered into a definitive merger agreement with Cineworld Group PLC for Cineworld, the UK’s largest cinema operator, to acquire Regal, a motion picture exhibitor owning and operating one of the largest theater circuits in the U.S. 

Under the terms of the agreement, Regal stockholders are to receive $23 in cash for each share of Class A and Class B common stock for a total transaction value of $5.9 billion, including the assumption of debt and net of cash acquired. The offer price represents a premium of 43.2 percent over Regal’s 30-day unaffected weighted average share price of $16.06.

$129,400,000 

Holland & Hart

Client: Contractors Equipment Center LLC

Team: Susan Oakes, partner; Paige Coriden, associate

Other Parties: HH Equipment Services Inc. 

Other Law Firms: Dechert

Notes: Holland & Hart represented Contractors Equipment Center LLC, a nonresidential-construction-focused equipment rental company located in the greater Denver area, in the sale of 100 percent of its membership interests to H&E Equipment Services Inc., a Louisiana-based public company. 

$115,200,000 

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Client: KORE Investment

Team: Tal Diamant, shareholder; Robert Steinhoff, associate; David Curfman, shareholder; Erik Jensen, shareholder

Other Parties: Confidential

Notes: Brownstein represented KORE Investments LLC in an acquisition of a 12-story, 242,000-square-foot building housing Re/Max’s headquarters as well as buildings occupied by Shanahan’s Steakhouse and to be occupied by Snooze. The overall price per square foot is believed to be a record for southeast suburban Denver.

$16,000,000

Burns Figa & Will

Client: New 7000 East Shea LLC

Team: Matt Dillman, shareholder; Georginne Dudash, associate

Other Parties: 7000 E. Shea Boulevard LLC

Other Law Firms: Russ August & Kabat

Notes: Burns Figa & Will represented the buyer regarding its purchase of a retail shopping center in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Confidential

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Client: Lion Equity Partners

Team: Avi Loewenstein, shareholder; Adam Agron, shareholder; Michael Havlik, associate

Other Parties: Siemens Canada Limited

Other Law Firms: Gowling WLG; McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Notes: Brownstein represented Lion Equity Partners in its acquisition of the motor service division of Siemens Canada Limited.

Confidential

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Client: Midstate Energy LLC / Bow River Capital Partners

Team: Gino Maurelli, shareholder; Avi Loewenstein, shareholder; Andrew Elliott, shareholder; Michael Freimann, shareholder; Christopher Reiss, shareholder; Erik Jensen, shareholder; Rikard Lundberg, shareholder; Josh Rosenholtz, associate; Brittany Bliffen, associate; Nicholas Santucci, associate

Other Parties: UES Holdings, Inc.

Other Law Firms: Dickinson Wright PLLC

Notes: Brownstein represented Midstate Energy LLC, a portfolio company of Bow River Capital Partners, in its acquisition of and acquisition financing for Urban Energy Solutions LLC, an independent provider of comprehensive development, design and engineering services relating to energy efficiency solutions.

Confidential

Hogan Lovells

Client: AXA S.A.

Team: Timothy Aragon, partner; Nicola Evans, partner; Ryan Adrian, senior associate; Katy Raffensperger, associate; Brittany Wolma, associate; Sam Posnick, associate; David London, partner; Hao Wang, senior associate; Mark Pereira, associate; Amy Kett, attorney; Carin Carithers, partner; Adrienne Jack, associate; Scott Loughlin, partner; Mohammad Amer, senior associate; Nathan Salminen, senior associate; Joseph Vladeck, associate; Sheree Kanner, partner; Matthew Piehl, senior associate; Isaac Swaiman, associate; Scott McClure, partner; Charlie Stones, senior associate; Lea Ann Fowler, partner; Jennifer Guzman, associate; Robert Fettman, counsel; Kerri Cutry, senior associate; Brian Curran, partner; Stephenie Gosnell, senior associate; Michele Harrington, partner; Robert Baldwin, senior associate

Other Parties: Maestro Health, Inc.

Other Law Firms: Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Confidential

Holland & Hart

Client: Delta Asphalt Inc.

Team: Chris Groll, partner (lead); Paige Coriden, associate; Craig Willis, associate

Other Parties: ASA Asphalt Inc., Roger D. Poythress Revocable Living Trust Agreement Dated June 26, 2007, Roger D. Poythress

Other Law Firms: The Limbaugh Firm

Notes: Holland & Hart represented Delta Asphalt Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Apex Paving Co. in their acquisition of substantially all of the hot-mix and road construction assets of ASA Asphalt, Inc.

Confidential

Perkins Coie

Client: CLEAResult Consulting Inc. 

Team: Nate Ford, partner; Kara Tatman, partner; Pete Kinsella, partner; Tim Andree, associate; Francis Arena, associate; Kathryn Moore, associate; Brad Nicholson, associate 

Other Parties: ENGIE Insight Services Inc. 

Other Law Firms: K&L Gates

Notes: Represented CLEAResult Consulting Inc., a portfolio company of General Atlantic, in its acquisition of certain utility assets from ENGIE Insight Services Inc. 

Confidential

Perkins Coie

Client: Prelude Fertility Inc.

Team: Nate Ford, partner; Kester Spindler, partner; Jessica Batzell, counsel; Elizabeth Dietz, associate; Cory Smith, associate

Other Parties: Advanced Fertility Management LLC 

Other Law Firms: Chuhak & Tecson; Weil Gotshal & Manges

Notes: Perkins Coie represented Prelude Fertility Inc., a portfolio company of Lee Equity Partners, in connection with its recapitalization of Advance Fertility Management LLC.

Confidential

Perkins Coie

Client: Ross Aviation

Team: Confidential

Other Parties: Alaska Aerofuel Inc.

Other Law Firms: Confidential

Notes: Perkins Coie represented Ross Aviation in its acquisition of Alaska Aerofuel Inc., which operates a fixed base operation and home heating oil business at the Fairbanks International Airport in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Debt Finance

$1,000,000,000 

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

Client: Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company LLC

Team: Robyn Zolman, partner; Bryan McCutcheon, associate; Meredith Ashlock, associate

Other Law Firms: Shearman and Sterling

Notes: Gibson Dunn represented Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company in its registered offering of $1 billion of senior notes, consisting of $400 million of 4.000 percent Senior Notes due 2028 and $600 million of 4.600 percent Senior Notes due 2048.

$800,000,000 

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

Client: Williams Partners LP

Team: Robyn Zolman, partner; Bryan McCutcheon, associate; Meredith Ashlock, associate

Other Law Firms: Shearman & Sterling

Notes: Gibson Dunn represented Williams Partners in its registered offering of $800 million of 4.850 percent Senior Notes due 2048.

$400,000,000 

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

Client: D.R. Horton Inc.

Team: Robyn Zolman, partner; Jonathan Whalen, associate; Mark Jackson, associate; Eric Pacifici, associate

Other Law Firms: Cahill Gordon

Notes: Gibson Dunn represented D.R. Horton in its registered offering of $400 million of 2.550 percent senior notes due 2020.

$211,455,000

Butler Snow

Client: Denver Public Schools

Team: Dee Wisor, partner; Kim Crawford, partner; Rene Moore, partner; Maria Harwood, counsel; Karen Howland, paralegal

Other Parties: Underwriters Stifel Nicolaus, RBC Capital Markets, JP Morgan, George K. Baum, Citigroup and Harvestons Securities

Other Law Firms: Butler Snow (Denver Public Schools), Stradling Yoca Carlson & Rauth (underwriters)

Notes: On Jan. 31, Denver Public Schools issued $211,455,000 in General Obligation Bonds/Taxable General Obligation Refunding Bonds. In 2016, voters of the district approved the issuance of $572,000,000 in general obligation debt for capital improvement purposes of the district. $466,675,000 was issued in January 2017, and the remaining $105,325,000 of voter authorization was issued with this bond issue in January. The remaining $106,130,000 of the 2018 bond issue was used to advance refund, on a taxable basis, certain of the district’s outstanding general obligation bonds. Despite the refunding bonds being taxable in nature, the district still effected a net present value savings for the district of over $4.5 million dollars.

$125,000,000

Perkins Coie

Client: Teekay Corporation

Team: Ned Prusse, partner; David Matheson, partner; Kara Tatman, partner; Michael Stout, associate 

Other Parties: Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan, Citigroup, Credit Suisse 

Other Law Firms: Vinson & Elkins LLP

Notes: Perkins Coie represented Teekay Corporation in connection with its 144A offering of its 5.000 percent Convertible Senior Notes due 2023.

$100,000,000 

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Client: Full House Resorts Inc.

Team: Mark Oveson, shareholder; Jeff Knetsch, shareholder; Jennifer Eiteljorg, shareholder; Scott McEachron, associate; Brittany Bliffen, associate; Ryan Nichols, associate; Ali Koenig, associate

Other Parties: Sagard Credit partners; Wilmington Trust

Other Law Firms: Shearman & Sterling; Alston & Bird

Notes: Brownstein represented Full House Resorts Inc. in the issuance of $100 million in senior secured notes, proceeds of which were used to pay in-full existing first-lien and second-lien credit facilities.

$75,000,000

Davis Graham & Stubbs

Client: DMC Global Inc.

Team: Kristin Lentz, partner; Taylor Smith, associate

Other Parties: KeyBank National Association

Other Law Firms: Thompson Hine

$50,000,000

Spencer Fane

Client: Confidential 

Team: John O’Brien, partner

$31,000,000

Spencer Fane

Client: Confidential

Team: John O’Brien, partner

Confidential

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Client: Key Corp.

Team: Mark Oveson, shareholder; Michael Havlik, associate

Other Parties: RailPros Holdings LLC, RailPros Field Services Inc., RailPros Inspection Services LLC, RWT Investors LLC, Roadway Worker Training LLC, RailPros Holdings LLC

Other Law Firms: Bryan Cave

Notes: Brownstein represented KeyBank in an upsize term loan and revolving credit facility for RailPros Inc. and its subsidiaries, a leading provider of transportation consulting services, specializing in rail engineering, design and management, in connection with an add-on acquisition.

Disposition

$700,000,000 

Holland & Hart

Client: WPX Energy Production LLC

Team: Jan Harris, partner; Todd Criger, of counsel; Adam Cohen, partner; Elizabeth Mitchell, partner

Other Parties: Enduring Resources IV LLC

Notes: Holland & Hart represented WPX Energy Production LLC in its sale of oil and gas assets in the San Juan Basin of New Mexico. 

$190,000,000 

Haynes and Boone

Client: Confidential

Team: Keith Sambur, partner (leader); Andrew Gillespie, associate

Other Parties: Confidential 

Other Law Firms: Confidential

Notes: A real estate investment firm sold a South Florida office campus for approximately $190 million. The parties structured the transaction as a sale of 100 percent of the membership interests of the limited liability company that owns the office complex. 

The novel structure required the Haynes and Boone team to be equally adept at addressing legal issues involving both traditional real estate and private equity practice areas. 

$6,800,000

Burns Figa & Will

Client: Wabash National Trailer Centers Inc.

Team: Matt Dillman, shareholder; Georginne Dudash, associate

Other Parties: IOV 4790 Vasquez LLC

Other Law Firms: Vanek Larson & Kolb LLC

Notes: Burns Figa & Will represented the seller regarding the sale of an industrial property located in the City and County of Denver.

$2,100,000 

Burns Figa & Will

Client: The Hilltop Farm Investment Group

Team: Matt Dillman, shareholder; Georginne Dudash, associate

Other Parties: Hilltop at DIA LLC

Other Law Firms: Polsinelli

Notes: Burns Figa & Will represented the seller regarding the sale of vacant land located in Adams County.

$935,000 

Burns Figa & Will

Client: Wabash National Trailer Centers Inc.

Team: Matt Dillman, shareholder; Georginne Dudash, associate

Other Parties: 125 Monhan Avenue LLC

Other Law Firms: Mika Meyers PLC

Notes: Burns Figa & Will represented the seller regarding the sale of commercial property in Dunmore, Pennsylvania.

Confidential 

Berg Hill Greenleaf & Ruscitti

Client: Laurus Transaction Advisor LLC 

Team: Jared Crain, partner; Jim B. Fipp, partner

Other Parties: CBIZ CMF LLC 

Other Law Firms: BakerHostetler 

Confidential 

Berg Hill Greenleaf & Ruscitti

Client: Laurus Transaction Advisors LLC 

Team: Jared Crain, partner; Jim Fipp, partner

Other Parties: CBIZ CMF LLC 

Other Law Firms: BakerHostetler 

Confidential

Brownstein Hyatt 

Farber Schreck

Client: California Splendor; Encore Consumer Capital

Team: Gino Maurelli, shareholder; Justin Hahn, associate; Brittany Bliffen, associate; Andrew Elliott, shareholder

Other Parties: Main Street Capital Corporation

Other Law Firms: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Notes: Brownstein represented California Splendor and its largest stockholder, Encore Consumer Capital, in the sale of California Splendor to Main Street Capital Corporation. 

Confidential

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Client: Lariat Partners

Team: Matthew Nyberg, shareholder; Andrew Elliott, shareholder; Daniel Ackerman, shareholder; Benno Guggenheimer, shareholder; Erik Jensen, shareholder; Tenley Oldak, shareholder; Christine Samsel, shareholder; Thomas Livingston, associate; Josh Rosenholtz, associate; Michael Havlik, associate

Other Parties: GenNx360 Capital Partners

Other Law Firms: Winston & Strawn LLP (counsel to purchaser), Bae Kim & Lee (Korean counsel to seller), Norton Rose Fulbright (Canadian counsel to seller), McInnes Cooper (Canadian counsel to seller)

Notes: Brownstein represented Subsea Global Solutions, a portfolio company of Lariat Partners, in its sale to GenNx360 Capital Partners. Subsea Global Solutions is a leader in underwater ship maintenance, repair and marine construction.

Confidential

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Client: Lion Equity Partners 

Team: Avi Loewenstein, shareholder; Tenley Oldak, shareholder

Other Parties: Landmark Global0MSI, a bpost company

Other Law Firms: DLA Piper

Notes: Brownstein represented Lion Equity Partners in the sale of its portfolio company, IMEX Solutions, to Landmark Global-MSI, a bpost company.

Confidential

Holland & Hart

Client: Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. 

Team: Billi McCullough, partner; Chris Boling, associate; Adam Cohen, partner; Elizabeth Mitchell, of counsel; Louise Mousseau, paralegal

Other Parties: M2V2 Power LLC, Transatlantic Power Holdings, Ardian

Notes: Holland & Hart served as lead counsel to RES America Developments Inc. in the sale of its membership interests in Whirlwind Energy LLC, a company that owns and operates a 60 MW wind farm in Floyd County, Texas. Holland & Hart advised RES America Developments Inc. in all aspects of the sale of the membership interests in Whirlwind Energy LLC.

Confidential

Holland & Hart

Client: Soda Jerk Presents

Team: Tracy Gray, partner; Susan Oakes, partner; Amos Barclay, of counsel; Jeremy Syz, partner

Other Parties: Live Nation

Notes: Holland & Hart represented Denver-based independent concert promoter Soda Jerk Presents and its founder Michael Barsch in the sale of two music venues, the Summit Music Hall and the Marquis Theater, to Live Nation.

Confidential

Perkins Coie

Client: Jet Source Inc.

Team: Carin Cutler, partner; Jon Evans, paralegal

Other Parties: Palomar Airport Center LLC (d/b/a Atlantic)

Other Law Firms: O’Melveny & Myers

Notes: Jet Source Inc. and Jet Source Charter Inc. sold substantially all of their assets and properties utilized in its fixed base operations at McClellan-Palomar Airport in San Diego County, California.

Equity Finance

$800,000,000 

Davis Graham & Stubbs

Client: Mount Elbert Capital Partners and EdgeCore Internet Real Estate

Team: Matt Perkins, partner (co-lead); Peter Schwartz, partner (co-lead); Michael Snider, partner; Andrew Sultan, partner; Catherine Hance, partner; Shira Cooks, associate; Justin Taylor, associate; David Weil, associate; Erin Turban Miller, associate; Jon Goldstein, associate; Christina Smith, associate; Adrienne Kovac, associate

Other Parties: GIC, OPTrust

Other Law Firms: Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, Tory’s

Notes: Mount Elbert Capital Partners, GIC and OPTrust formed an investment vehicle with fully integrated operational capabilities to develop, acquire and operate data centers across North America. 

The company expects to be initially capitalized with over $800 million of equity targeted to support approximately $2 billion in data center development and investment. 

EdgeCore Internet Real Estate’s initial roll out of its North American data center platform will include campus developments across six markets. 

The company has acquired land in Mesa, Arizona, and prior to the end of this quarter, the company plans to close upon existing agreements to acquire land in Dallas and Reno, Nevada. Construction is scheduled to commence immediately after acquisition and be completed on the first building in these markets in late 2018.

$500,000,000 

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

Client: Atmos Energy Corporation

Team: Robyn Zolman, partner; Bryan McCutcheon, associate

Other Parties: Shearman & Sterling

Notes: Gibson Dunn represented Atmos Energy in the establishment of a new $500 million at the market equity program.

$400,000,000 

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

Client: Atmos Energy Corporation

Team: Robyn Zolman, partner; Bryan McCutcheon, associate

Other Parties: Shearman and Sterling represented the underwriters

Notes: Gibson Dunn represented Atmos Energy in its registered offering of $400 million of shares of its common stock.

$44,272,500

Perkins Coie

Client: CAI International Inc.

Team: Ned Prusse, partner; Ed Wes, partner; Jonathan Schulman, associate; Shannon Calamia, associate

Other Parties: B. Riley FBR, Janney Montgomery Scott, Oppenheimer & Co., William Blair, BB&T Capital Markets, Boenning & Scattergood, Huntington Capital Markets, Incapital, National Securities Corporation, Wedbush Securities 

Other Law Firms: Andrews Kurth Kenyon

Notes: Represented CAI International Inc. in connection with its underwritten public offering of shares of its 8.50 pecent Series A Fixed-to-Floating Rate Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock. 

$1,800,000 

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Client: RGS Energy

Team: Rikard Lundberg, shareholder; Trayton Oakes, associate

Other Parties: Confidential

Notes: Brownstein represented RGS Energy in a $1,800,000 offering of shares of Class A common stock and warrants. The company sold shares of Class A common stock and pre-funded warrants under an effective registration statement on Form S-3. The company also sold additional warrants in a concurrent private placement.

$1,400,000

Holland & Hart

Client: BASE Education LLC

Team: Michael Dill, associate (lead); Paige Coriden, associate; Sarah Ritchey Haradon, associate; Kevin Selzer, associate; Lindsay Silber, partner; Louise Mousseau, paralegal

Notes: Holland & Hart represented BASE Education LLC in connection with the closing of its seed financing in February 2018. BASE raised an aggregate of approximately $1.4 million through the sale of shares of preferred stock to various angel and institutional investors.

$1,400,000

Holland & Hart

Client: Vector Legal Method Inc.

Team: Michael Dill, associate (lead); Paige Coriden, associate; Louise Mousseau, paralegal

Notes: Holland & Hart represented Vector Legal Method, Inc. in connection with the final closing of their seed financing. Vector raised an aggregate of approximately $1.4 million through the sale of shares of preferred stock to various angel and institutional investors.

N/A 

Berg Hill Greenleaf & Ruscitti

Client: Avery Brewing Company LLC 

Team: Patrick Perrin, partner; Jared Crain, partner; Jessican Pingleton, associate 

Other Parties: Mahou San Miguel, a Spanish brewing company

Other Law Firms: Hogan Lovells 

Confidential 

Berg Hill Greenleaf & Ruscitti

Client: Offbeat Ventures LLC d/b/a Vinyl Me Please 

Team: Jared Crain, partner; Jessica Pingleton, associate

Other Parties: Confidential 

Confidential 

Berg Hill Greenleaf & Ruscitti

Client: Rise Interactive Media & Analytics LLC 

Team: Jared Crain, partner; Jessica Pingleton, associate

Other Parties: Quad/Graphics, Inc.

Other Law Firms: Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.

Confidential

Holland & Hart

Client: Juniper Unmanned Inc.

Team: Michael Dill, associate (lead); Ken Logsdon, associate; Nathan Davis, associate; Sarah Ritchey Haradon, associate; Kevin Selzer, associate; Lindsay Silber, partner; Louise Mousseau, paralegal; Leigh Mah, paralegal

Other Parties: MARCORP UAS, LLC

Other Law Firms: Goodwin Procter LLP

Notes: Holland & Hart represented Juniper Unmanned, Inc. in connection with the closing of a debt facility and Series A Preferred equity financing. Juniper closed a unit financing that included the sale of shares of Series A Preferred Stock and the issuance of warrants to an institutional investor and also entered into a senior secured debt facility with such investor.

Confidential

Perkins Coie

Client: Closetbox Inc.

Team: Confidential

Other Parties: Boulder Ventures, Roser Ventures and other investors

Other Law Firms: Confidential

Notes: Represented Closetbox in a Series B-1 and convertible note and warrant financing.

Other Deals

$2,000,000

Holland & Hart

Client: Comrit Investments I LP

Type of Deal: Tender Offer

Team: Amos Barclay, of counsel; Sarah Ritchey Haradon, associate; Gregory Lindley, partner; Leigh Mah, paralegal; Louise Mousseau, paralegal

Notes: Holland & Hart represented Comrit Investments 1 LP, a real estate-focused hedge fund based in Israel, in its SEC-registered tender offer for public shares of American Realty Capital New York City REIT, Inc. 

The offer resulted in the tender by existing shareholders of 124,801 shares of common stock of the REIT at a purchase price of $16.02 per share.

$35.70/MWh

Holland & Hart

Client: Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperative

Type of Deal: Power Purchase Agreement

Team: Leslie Boyle, partner; Ashley Wald, partner

Other Parties: Riverstart Solar Park LLC, EDP Renewables 

Notes: Holland & Hart represented Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperative in the negotiation of a 20-year power purchase agreement with Riverstart Solar Park LLC, a subsidiary of EDP Renewables, for HEREC’s purchase of 100% of the energy from the Riverstart Solar Park, a 200 MW solar facility located in Randolph County, Indiana. 

$15.25/MW

Holland & Hart

Client: Southern California Public Power Authority

Type of Deal: Power Offtake

Team: Leslie Boyle, partner; Ashley Ewing, associate; Mona Burton, partner; Elizabeth Mitchell, Of Counsel

Other Parties: EDF Renewable Development Inc., Desert Harvest II LLC, Maverick Solar 2 LLC

Notes: Holland & Hart acted as lead counsel to Southern California Public Power Authority in connection with its purchase of 70 MW of capacity from one of two solar photovoltaic facilities in Riverside County, California owned by subsidiaries of EDF Renewable Development Inc., under a 25-year power purchase agreement. 

Confidential

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Client: Encore Consumer Capital 

Type of Deal: Investment

Team: Gino Maurelli, shareholder; Thomas Livingston, associate; Erik Jensen, shareholder; Brittany Bliffen, associate; Daniel Ackerman, shareholder

Other Parties: Supergoop!

Other Law Firms: Norton Rose Fulbright

Notes: Brownstein represented Encore Consumer Capital, a San Francisco-based private equity firm focused on the consumer products industry, in its investment in Supergoop!, the only prestige beauty brand 100-percent dedicated to UV protection.

Confidential

Jones & Keller

Client: Hein & Associates

Type of Deal: Business Combination

Team: Reid Godbolt, shareholder; David Thayer, shareholder

Other Parties: Moss Adams

Other Law Firms: In-house counsel

Notes: Hein & Associates LLP, a Top 100 accounting firm, has combined with Moss Adams LLP, a Top 100 accounting firm and one of the largest consulting and accounting firms in the nation, with combined annual revenue expected to be $600 million. 

N/A

Holland & Hart

Client: MGM Resorts International

Type of Deal: Power Purchase Agreement

Team: Ashley Wald, partner; Fred Schmidt, partner; Nate Davis, associate

Notes: Holland & Hart served as lead counsel in the negotiation of a power purchase agreement on behalf of MGM Resorts International under which MGM Resorts will purchase all of the energy and associated attributes from an approximately 100MW photovoltaic solar facility to be located in Clark County, Nevada, under development by an affiliate of Invenergy LLC. 

Holland & Hart also served as lead counsel with respect to regulatory issues in connection with the power purchase agreement, and the negotiation of various ancillary documents required for the transaction. This is the first utility scale power purchase agreement entered into by MGM Resorts and will serve up to 30 percent of its current load in Southern Nevada.

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