Experience
    • $381 million registered secondary common stock offering for Energen Corporation
      Represented Energen Corporation (NYSE: EGN), an oil and natural gas exploration and production company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, in an underwritten secondary offering of approximately $381 million in Energen common stock.

      $399 million registered secondary common stock offering for Energen Corporation
      Represented Energen Corporation (NYSE: EGN), an oil and natural gas exploration and production company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, in an underwritten secondary offering of approximately $399 million in Energen common stock.

      Registration of Nasdaq-listed bank holding company common stock in connection with acquisition
      Represented a Nasdaq-listed bank holding company in the registration of approximately $18 million of common stock on Form S-4 in connection with acquisition of another bank holding company.

      IPO and Nasdaq listing for bank holding company 
      Represented bank holding company in an initial public offering and listing on Nasdaq Global Market exchange, including negotiation of underwriting agreement, development of internal corporate governance policies, and review of Regulation FD procedures, all on an expedited time frame.

      $1.5 billion syndicated senior secured revolving credit facility to Energen Corporation
      Represented Energen Corporation (NYSE: EGN), an oil and natural gas exploration and production company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, in a $1.5 billion syndicated senior secured revolving credit facility with Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as administrative agent for the lender group.

      $662.5 million capital raise for Timberland Investment Management Fund
      Represented Timberland Investment Management organization in formation of Delaware limited partnership and associated Delaware and Cayman Islands parallel funds, preparation of private placement documentation, and negotiation with investors for placement of $662.5 million in capital commitments for investment in North American timberlands.

      $300 million syndicated term loan credit facility to Energen Corporation
      Represent Energen Corporation (NYSE:EGN), a diversified energy holding company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, in a $300 million syndicated term loan credit facility with Bank of America, N.A., as agent for the lender group.

      $30 million sale-leaseback transaction
      Represented the Teachers' Retirement System of Alabama and the Employees' Retirement System of Alabama in $30 million sale-leaseback transaction with Wise Alloys LLC as lessee.

      $50 Million private placement of debt of Alabama Gas Corporation
      Represented Alabama Gas Corporation in the issuance of $50 Million in Notes in a private placement via two separate Note Purchase Agreements.

      Formation and Capital Raise for Timberland Investment Management Fund
      Represented a Timberland Investment Management organization  in the formation of a $400+ million timber management fund, the members of which are state and municipal retirement funds, foreign governmental entities, insurance companies, and other financial institutions.

      $400 million senior notes by Energen Corporation
      Represented Energen Corporation (NYSE: EGN), an oil and natural gas exploration and production company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, in underwritten offering of $400 million in senior notes.

      Issuance of $5 billion in senior and medium term bank notes
      Represented SouthTrust Bank in the issuance of $5 billion in senior and medium term bank notes.

      Merger of public manufactured housing company
      Assisted in the negotiation and closing of the merger of Cavalier Homes, Inc. with and into a subsidiary of Southern Energy Homes.

      Merger of SouthTrust Corporation into Wachovia Corporation
      Represented SouthTrust Corporation in its merger with Wachovia Corporation in a transaction valued at more than $14 billion.

      Negotiation of a $75 million purchase
      Represented the Teachers' Retirement System of Alabama and the Employees' Retirement System of Alabama in the negotiation of a $75 million cumulative-convertible preferred membership interest purchase in Wise Metals Group LLC.

      Proxy contest and merger of Cavalier Homes, Inc.
      Represented Cavalier Homes, Inc. in its proxy fight with a dissident shareholder group and its subsequent merger with Southern Energy Homes, Inc., a subsidiary of Clayton Homes, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, for approximately $48.5 million in consideration.

      Registration and issuance of $75 million in insured debt securities
      Represented Alabama Gas Corporation in registration and issuance of $75 million in insured debt securities.

      Registration and sale of $100 million in debt securities
      Registration and sale of $100 million in debt securities on behalf of Energen Corporation.

      Shelf registration of $225 million in debt securities
      Represented Alabama Gas Corporation in shelf registration of $225 million in debt securities.