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Jason Peters specializes in the acquisition and sale of private companies, finance and real estate. As a partner in our Private Equity and Real Estate practices, Jason represents buyers, sellers, borrowers, private equity sponsors and lenders in a wide array of corporate transactions.

Jason represents private equity firms, hedge funds, borrowers, lending institutions and companies in numerous industries, including energy, metals, pulp and paper, packaging, wood products, construction, renewable energy, environmental services, oilfield equipment, trading and distribution, and restaurants, in a variety of domestic and cross-border transactions. These commercial transactions include mergers and acquisitions, asset-based loans, mezzanine loans and second lien transactions securing oil and gas properties as well as other asset types.

In real estate, Jason represents buyers and sellers of raw land and income-producing properties; landlords and tenants in commercial leases; and lenders and borrowers in real estate acquisitions, construction and term loans, and related transactions. He also has extensive experience in negotiating ISDA Master Agreements and Credit Support Annexes.

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Credentials

J.D., University of Houston Law Center, cum laude

B.A., Economics, Vanderbilt University

Texas

State of Texas Bar

Texas Rising Star


Texas Monthly, 2008-2011

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Texas Rising Star


Texas Monthly, 2008-2011

Matters

Representation of consortium of private funds in connection with the sale of equity interests of Forest Resources, a leading North American manufacturer of industrial paper and packaging products

Representation of consortium of private funds in connection with the sale of equity interests of The Pangborn Group, a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative surface preparation equipment

Representation of packaging, label, publishing and lumber product manufacturer as borrower in cross-border dividend recapitalization transaction

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Representation of consortium of private funds in connection with the sale of equity interests of Forest Resources, a leading North American manufacturer of industrial paper and packaging products

Representation of consortium of private funds in connection with the sale of equity interests of The Pangborn Group, a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative surface preparation equipment

Representation of packaging, label, publishing and lumber product manufacturer as borrower in cross-border dividend recapitalization transaction

Representation of private equity fund in connection with the acquisition of the North American Foam Trays and Absorbent Pads businesses of Sealed Air Corporation

Representation of private equity fund in connection with the acquisition of Merchants Metals, the second largest fencing manufacturer/distributor in North America

Representation of a consortium of private funds and investors in connection with the sale of equity interests of two wholly-owned subsidiaries that operate plywood mills

Representation of a private fund in connection with the acquisition of Erickson Framing, a leading construction services and prefabricated building products company, from Masco Corporation

Representation of a private fund in connection with a $42 million equity investment in a company that manufactures and provides technical service for the use of process and production treating chemicals for the oil field

Representation of a private fund in connection with an equity investment in an oil and gas developer in the Illinois basin

Representation of a borrower in a $45 million senior secured cross-border credit facility and the issuance of $48 million of junior securities

Representation of consortium of private funds in connection with $96 million sale of equity of specialty alloy processor and distributor of stainless steel and nickel alloy bars and shapes

Representation of private fund as lender in connection with $100 million revolving and term loan to finance acquisition of oil and gas properties, including net profit interest equity kicker

Representation of private fund as lender in connection with $50 million revolving loan to finance oil and gas exploration, including net profit interest equity kicker

Representation of borrower in connection with $50 million asset based working capital revolving loan to finance wholesale distribution business

Representation of private fund in connection with second and third lien term loans to finance wood products business

Representation of private fund in connection with $25 million unsecured mezzanine term loan to finance oilfield equipment and service business

Representation of private fund in connection with acquisition of renewable energy facility and underground central business district steam loop requiring negotiation of multiple project documents with municipality

Representation of private fund in connection with acquisition out of receivership of domestic and international wholesale distributor of wood and related wood products, food, agricultural, utility and construction products

Representation of private fund in connection with $90 million sale of equity of tube and pipe manufacturing facility

Representation of a landlord in connection with a 565,000 square foot office lease in the Galleria Area of Houston, Texas

Matters

Representation of consortium of private funds in connection with the sale of equity interests of Forest Resources, a leading North American manufacturer of industrial paper and packaging products

Representation of consortium of private funds in connection with the sale of equity interests of The Pangborn Group, a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative surface preparation equipment

Representation of packaging, label, publishing and lumber product manufacturer as borrower in cross-border dividend recapitalization transaction

See more
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Matters

Representation of consortium of private funds in connection with the sale of equity interests of Forest Resources, a leading North American manufacturer of industrial paper and packaging products

Representation of consortium of private funds in connection with the sale of equity interests of The Pangborn Group, a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative surface preparation equipment

Representation of packaging, label, publishing and lumber product manufacturer as borrower in cross-border dividend recapitalization transaction

Representation of private equity fund in connection with the acquisition of the North American Foam Trays and Absorbent Pads businesses of Sealed Air Corporation

Representation of private equity fund in connection with the acquisition of Merchants Metals, the second largest fencing manufacturer/distributor in North America

Representation of a consortium of private funds and investors in connection with the sale of equity interests of two wholly-owned subsidiaries that operate plywood mills

Representation of a private fund in connection with the acquisition of Erickson Framing, a leading construction services and prefabricated building products company, from Masco Corporation

Representation of a private fund in connection with a $42 million equity investment in a company that manufactures and provides technical service for the use of process and production treating chemicals for the oil field

Representation of a private fund in connection with an equity investment in an oil and gas developer in the Illinois basin

Representation of a borrower in a $45 million senior secured cross-border credit facility and the issuance of $48 million of junior securities

Representation of consortium of private funds in connection with $96 million sale of equity of specialty alloy processor and distributor of stainless steel and nickel alloy bars and shapes

Representation of private fund as lender in connection with $100 million revolving and term loan to finance acquisition of oil and gas properties, including net profit interest equity kicker

Representation of private fund as lender in connection with $50 million revolving loan to finance oil and gas exploration, including net profit interest equity kicker

Representation of borrower in connection with $50 million asset based working capital revolving loan to finance wholesale distribution business

Representation of private fund in connection with second and third lien term loans to finance wood products business

Representation of private fund in connection with $25 million unsecured mezzanine term loan to finance oilfield equipment and service business

Representation of private fund in connection with acquisition of renewable energy facility and underground central business district steam loop requiring negotiation of multiple project documents with municipality

Representation of private fund in connection with acquisition out of receivership of domestic and international wholesale distributor of wood and related wood products, food, agricultural, utility and construction products

Representation of private fund in connection with $90 million sale of equity of tube and pipe manufacturing facility

Representation of a landlord in connection with a 565,000 square foot office lease in the Galleria Area of Houston, Texas

Credentials

J.D., University of Houston Law Center, cum laude

B.A., Economics, Vanderbilt University

Texas

State of Texas Bar

Texas Rising Star


Texas Monthly, 2008-2011

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Recognition

Texas Rising Star


Texas Monthly, 2008-2011