Private Equity/Venture Capital

Funding the future.

As trusted advisors, we help our clients access private and institutional equity and debt capital to achieve their goals. With a practical and business-savvy approach, our team combines relevant experience in all types of financial structures with an understanding of our clients’ businesses for efficient legal services and effective solutions.

Our areas of expertise include:

  • Capital plan development
  • Transaction structuring
  • Corporate structuring
  • Capitalization records

Recent Private Equity/Venture Capital Representative Matters

  • Represented Houston-based Welcome Group in the contribution of its portfolio of real property to a newly-formed joint venture with New York-based Almanac Realty Investors, which committed $300 million in growth capital to the new venture.
  • Represented a private drilling contractor in connection with divestiture of 12 drilling rigs.
  • Represented a private rig communications company in a $23,500,000 equity sale to a Norwegian private equity fund.
  • Represented a private oilfield equipment rental company in a $85,000,000 stock sale.
  • Represented an international drilling contractor in connection with structuring and negotiating rig ownership and drilling operator joint ventures in Libya, Kuwait and Nigeria.

Business Group Contacts

Steve Kesten

  • Shareholder, Business Group Chair
  • 832.615.4246
  • E-mail Steve

Gary W. Miller

  • Founding Shareholder, Business Group
  • 832.615.4218
  • E-mail Gary