Feldman, Frederick S

Frederick S. Feldman

Senior Counsel
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Freddy Feldman focuses primarily in the areas of private equity and mergers and acquisitions. Freddy’s practice includes advising private equity funds, their portfolio companies, and other public and private companies in connection with organization, structuring and capitalization transactions as well as with mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures. Freddy also advises clients in connection with the negotiation of partnership and LLC agreements and corporate governance matters.

Freddy Feldman focuses primarily in the areas of private equity and mergers and acquisitions. Freddy’s practice includes advising private equity funds, their portfolio companies, and other public and private companies in connection with organization, structuring and capitalization transactions as well as with mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures. Freddy also advises clients in connection with the negotiation of partnership and LLC agreements and corporate governance matters.

Freddy has also advised clients in connection with SEC reporting and compliance and U.S. capital markets transactions. In addition, Freddy has represented numerous conflicts committees in connection with the approval of special transactions.

Freddy's experience includes the representation of:

Private Equity

  • The management team of M6 Midstream LLC in equity commitments from management, Yorktown Energy Partners, GSO Capital, Ridgemont Equity Partners, Bengas Midstream and Martin Sustainable Resources
  • EnCap Flatrock Midstream in an initial capital commitment of $500 million to Tatanka Midstream, LLC
  • The management team of WildFire Energy I LLC in equity commitments exceeding $1 billion from management, Warburg Pincus LLC and Kayne Private Energy Income Funds
  • The management team of Pinnacle Midstream II, LLC, in a significant equity capital commitment from management and Energy Spectrum Partners VIII LP
  • The management team of Woodland Midstream II, LLC, in an equity investment from EIV Capital
  • EnCap Flatrock Midstream in an initial $300 million venture capital commitment in Clear Creek Midstream, LLC
  • The management team of Acacia Exploration Partners, LLC, in an equity commitment from Kayne Anderson Energy Fund VIII, L.P.
  • Various exploration and midstream joint venture arrangements
  • Investors in numerous other equity investments in various energy companies ranging from $50 million to $1 billion
  • Numerous portfolio companies and management groups in equity raising transactions ranging from $5 million to $500 million

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Lodestar Energy Group LLC in the acquisition of a set of rail logistic assets from Stolt-Nielsen Ltd.
  • A private equity fund in its sale of an energy company for approximately $540 million
  • An exploration and production MLP in over $1 billion of “drop-down” transactions from its sponsor and the acquisition of approximately $95 million of exploration and production assets from a third party
  • A midstream MLP in the $1.5 billion acquisition of offshore pipelines and plated infrastructure
  • The founders of oilfield services company serving petrochemical plants and refineries in $170 million recapitalization and investment by private equity fund, including partial cash out and equity rollover by founders
  • A private equity firm in its affiliate’s acquisition of, and proposed merger with, a midstream MLP

Capital Markets

  • The underwriters in a midstream master limited partnership’s issuance of $550 million aggregate principal amount of its 6.50% senior notes due 2025
  • An exploration and production company in its $800 million initial public offering and its 144A debt offering of $600 million
  • An exploration and production company in its $700 million initial public offering
  • An exploration and production company in its $300 million initial public offering
  • An exploration and production MLP in numerous public offerings of common units aggregating over $1 billion, and numerous 144A debt offerings and A/B exchanges aggregating over $1 billion
  • A midstream MLP in numerous public offerings of common units aggregating over $700 million, multiple 144A debt offerings aggregating $450 million and the public offering of $400 million senior notes
  • An exploration and production company in a $350 million 144A debt offering and a $550 million public offering of senior notes

Financing

  • An exploration and production company in connection with its $2 billion credit facility
  • An exploration and production MLP in connection with its $2 billion credit facility
  • An exploration and production company in connection with its $250 million credit facility

MLP Conflicts Committees

  • Several MLP conflicts committees in drop down acquisitions, mergers and IDR elimination transactions
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Education
  • J.D.,

    summa cum laude

    , American University, Washington College of Law, 2009
  • M.P.A., Taxation, The University of Texas at Austin, 2004
  • B.B.A.,

    with honors

    , The University of Texas at Austin, 2004
Bar Admissions
  • Texas, 2009
Professional Affiliations
    • Member, State Bar of Texas
    • Certified Public Accountant, State of Texas (2005)
    • Member, Houston Bar Association
    • Member, American Bar Association