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About Ryan

Ryan Davis represents corporate clients in domestic and international matters, including mergers and acquisitions, project finance and corporate reorganizations. Ryan assists clients with their stock and asset purchase agreements, credit agreements, and financial note offerings.

Ryan maintains an active pro bono practice by providing federal income tax counsel to organizations seeking to obtain and maintain tax-exempt status.

Experience

Recent Notable Matters

Par Pacific Holdings, Inc. — acquisition of 100 percent of the equity interests in U.S. Oil & Refining Co. and certain affiliated entities for $358 million, including a 42,000 bpd refinery, a marine terminal and associated logistical system in Tacoma, Washington

Pioneer Natural Resources Company — agreement with undisclosed buyer to sell all of its assets in the West Panhandle field in Texas

AP Energy Holdings Inc and South Field Energy LLC — $1.3 billion project financing and equity arrangements for the construction of the South Field Energy project, a 1,182 megawatt combined-cycle natural gas electric generating facility located near Wellsville, Ohio

Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank — as lead arranger, in the $4.65 billion financing of McDermott International, Inc.’s all-stock combination with Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V., consisting of a $2.26 billion senior secured term loan facility, a $1.0 billion senior secured revolving credit facility and a $1.39 billion senior secured letter of credit facility

Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP — representing the Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of the General Partner of Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP (TEP) in the merger agreement between Tallgrass Energy GP, LP (TEGP) and TEP, in which TEGP will acquire all TEP common units held by the public

Apache Corporation — $4 billion senior revolving credit facility involving the combination of US dollars and British pounds to support Apache’s North American and North Sea operations, as borrower

Rockland Capital, LLC — acquisition of a portfolio of six generating plans with a combined generation capacity of 972.5 MW from AES Ohio Generation, LLC

Lillis Energy, Inc. — three separate transactions consisting of of a three-year $50 million credit facility; acquisition of 2,798 net acres located in the Delaware Basin from OneEnergy Partners, LLC; and a preferred stock issuance

Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. — $70 million sale of St. Lawrence Gas Company, Inc. and its subsidiaries to Liberty Utilities Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp.

Credentials

Education

New York University School of Law,
J.D.
2015
Johns Hopkins University,
M.A.
2010
Vanderbilt University,
B.A.
2008
magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

New York

News

News

Insights

Insights

Tax Reform: Impact on Funds

February 27, 2018

Focus on Finance

January 25, 2018

Michele Alexander and Ryan Davis, members of Bracewell’s Tax Group, discuss the topic of Financing Transactions, including: impact of the Interest Deduction Limit and international tax changes on the banking industry and financing transactions in this presentation.

Tax Dashboard

Visit our new Tax Dashboard where we gather important tax resources and developments from our lawyers as well as industry outlets.

Noteworthy

Noteworthy

New York University School of Law
Journal of International Law & Politics
Editor
Executive Office Of The President – U.S. Trade Representative General Counsel
Legal Intern

Events