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Ramey Layne

Vinson & Elkins LLP

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Ramey's principal areas of practice are capital markets and securities law and mergers and acquisitions, with a focus on transactions relating to publicly traded master limited partnerships (MLPs). He represents both issuers and underwriters in public and private securities offerings. In addition, Ramey has advised clients on general corporate matters, public company reporting issues, restructuring of partnerships, and reporting obligations in connection with acquisition and disposition of partnership securities.


United States: Finance

Capital markets: equity offerings

Within: Next generation lawyers

Ramey Layne - Vinson & Elkins LLP

Within: Capital markets: equity offerings

A dominant player in energy deals’, the consensus is that Vinson & Elkins LLP ‘owns the oil and gas space’. The practice, which is particularly active on behalf of issuers, also garners a significant share of REITs, private equity, life sciences and technology-related offerings. Sources highlight capital markets co-chair David Oelman and the ‘up-and-comingRamey Layne as ‘having more experience advising energy issuers than any other partner combination in the market’; together, the Houston-based specialists advised Liberty Oilfield Services on its $248.9m upsized IPO. Layne also acted alongside New York’s Brenda Lenahan to assist Spartan Energy Acquisition Corporation with its $552m IPO. On the technology front, Paul Tobias and Wesley Jones, both of whom are based in Austin, advised SailPoint Technologies Holdings on its $276m IPO. In Houston, the group also draws on the experience of firm chairman Mark Kelly and department co-lead Matthew Strock, while REITs expert Daniel LeBey is recommended in Richmond.

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