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.
Recent Notable Matters
Texas Microgrid, LLC — first-of-its-kind project financing for the construction and operation of a portfolio of distributed microgrids consisting of ultra-clean natural gas-fired generators within ERCOT service territory with up to 232 megawatts of generating capacity
Upper Bay Infrastructure Partners — acquisition of Tidewater Transportation & Terminals, a multi-commodity transportation, terminal, and marine construction and repair company serving the Pacific Northwest, from Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners. Upper Bay Infrastructure Partners was the lead investor of a group consisting of Ullico, funds and accounts under management by BlackRock, Silverfern and certain other co-investors.
Macquarie Bank Limited — $80 million revolving credit facility in favor of agricultural commodities trading companies Ceres Global Ag Corp. and Riverland Ag Corp., as borrowers, secured by substantially all personal property of the borrowers and their subsidiaries, as administrative agent
Woodforest National Bank — sale of its asset-based and equipment finance lending businesses, including the $495 million loan portfolio, to Sterling National Bank
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 for $201 million (2018)
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.