Key Experience

  • Practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, project finance and capital markets transactions, including cross-border transactions.
  • Fluent in Russian and Tatar.

Practice

Leana Garipova represents clients in domestic and cross-border transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, project finance and capital markets transactions. Leana also advises clients regarding corporate governance and general corporate and securities matters.

Representative Work

  • Advised Cimarex Energy Co. in its acquisition of Resolute Energy Corporation in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $1.6 billion.
  • Counseled CenterPoint Energy in its $6 billion acquisition of Vectren Corporation, a power and gas utility operating in Indiana and Ohio.
  • Advised Stone Energy Corporation in its $2.5 billion merger with Talos Energy, an independent oil and gas company focused on offshore exploration.
  • Represented Diamondback Energy, Inc. in its acquisition of all leasehold interests and related assets from Guidon Operating LLC for 10.63 million shares of Diamondback common stock and $375 million of cash.
  • Counseled the conflicts committee of BP Midstream Partners LP in its $468 million acquisition of equity interests in three midstream joint ventures from wholly owned subsidiaries of BP p.l.c.

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Languages

Russian
Tatar