Akin Gump Advises Gulfport Energy in Pair of Offerings

(Dallas) – Gulfport Energy Corporation has closed an offering of $650 million aggregate principal amount of its 6.000 percent Senior Notes due 2024. The Notes were sold to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and to certain non-U.S. persons in accordance with Regulation S under the Securities Act. Akin Gump advised Gulfport in the matter.

Akin Gump also advised Gulfport in the closing of a tender offer to purchase existing senior notes of its 7.750 percent Senior Notes due 2020.

Seth Molay, a partner in Akin Gump’s corporate practice, led the team advising Gulfport in both offerings. Also working on the matter were corporate partners Alan Laves and Rosa Testani; counsel Matt Bivona, and associates Lech Wilkiewicz and Meagan Lanier; tax partner Alison Chen; and environment and natural resources senior counsel Andrew Oelz.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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