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Vinson & Elkins LLP

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Brian Moss

Vinson & Elkins LLP

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Brian’s practice focuses on syndicated and structured/mezzanine financings, and preferred equity investments, primarily in the energy space. He has worked on numerous bank financings, mezzanine and structured financings, preferred equity investments, and convertible debt. Brian represents mezzanine funds, publicly and privately held corporate borrowers and issuers, private equity funds, and commercial banks. His energy industry focus includes numerous matters involving oil and gas exploration and production, oilfield services, refining, distribution, storage and transportation, and retail. Brian is Vinson & Elkins' co-head of the Finance practice group.

United States: Finance

Commercial lending

Within: Commercial lending

Vinson & Elkins LLP has an even mix of borrower and lender work, and is particularly experienced in energy-related financing, including upstream, downstream and midstream oil and gas, as well as renewables. Jointly led by Erec Winandy in Dallas and Brian Moss in Houston, the team is primarily based across its Texas offices, but also fields a strong team in New York, which includes acquisition finance expert David Wicklund. The firm is particularly noted for its relationships with major banks and direct lenders, including Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, and Citibank, to name a few. On the borrower side, the team advised Talos Energy on the financing of its $2.5bn merger with Stone Energy Corporation, and also acted for SandRidge Energy in the financing of its $746m merger with Bonanza Creek Energy. Other key partners include Brett Santoli in New York, Trevor Wommack in Houston, and Chris Dewar in Dallas.

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