Practice & Background

Jon Boben represents financial and strategic buyers and sellers in public and private mergers, acquisitions, and dispositions. His practice also includes finance and derivatives, public offerings and private placements of debt and equity securities, and general corporate counseling.

He has experience advising private equity sponsors, venture capital funds, and companies in a wide array of industries, with a particular focus on the energy sector.

Representative Matters

Jon’s representative engagements include:

  • the merger of two MLPs, resulting in a midstream energy business with an enterprise value of approximately $7 billion;
  • a public company’s acquisition of a privately-held business in three stock-for-stock mergers involving an aggregate transaction value in excess of $2 billion;
  • the approximately $900 million acquisition of a midstream logistics business by a master limited partnership;
  • the sale of a fifty percent equity interest in a terminalling company for cash and equity consideration in an aggregate amount in excess of $1 billion;
  • a Swiss public company’s minority investment in a domestic oilfield services company;
  • a Fortune 500 company’s acquisition of an oilfield equipment distributor;
  • a principal investor’s leveraged acquisition of an automotive concern;
  • a midstream MLP’s disposition of a business unit;
  • a financial sponsor’s acquisitions of medical device distributors;
  • a financial sponsor’s debt and equity investment in a FinTech business;
  • a financial sponsor’s leveraged recapitalization of a hospitality concern;
  • a financial sponsor’s leveraged buyout of a manufacturer of telecommunications accessories;
  • a financial sponsor’s leveraged recapitalization of a manufacturer of intelligent infrastructure equipment;
  • a financial sponsor’s leveraged buyout of a manufacturer of industrial products;
  • a financial sponsor’s leveraged buyout of a transportation and logistics business;
  • financial sponsors’ sales of portfolio companies to financial and strategic buyers;
  • a public energy company’s $400 million continuous at-the-market offering of common units;
  • a public energy company’s $500 million offering of investment-grade notes;
  • a $450 million second-lien term loan facility for a privately-held oil and gas exploration and development company;
  • a public company borrower’s $105 million revolving credit facility;
  • a public company borrower’s $2.5 billion revolving credit facility;
  • a public company borrower’s $1.5 billion senior secured revolving credit facility;
  • a public company borrower’s $1 billion term loan facility; and
  • a public company borrower’s $1.4 billion senior secured credit facility.