Akin Gump Represents Cimarex Energy in Senior Note Offering

(Houston) – Akin Gump advised Cimarex Energy Co. in the pricing of an offering of $750 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2024, which will carry an interest rate of 4.375 percent. Cimarex intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to repay in full amounts outstanding under its revolving credit facility and for general corporate purposes. The deal is expected to close on June 4, subject to customary conditions.

The Akin Gump team was led by Chris LaFollette, partner in charge of the firm’s Houston office and head of the oil and gas practice. Others involved included partners Chip Cowell and Bill Morris; counsel Alexandra Reuss and Eric Munoz; and associates Christopher Centrich and Brandon Hauver. David Quigley, partner, and Fredricka Dorroh, counsel, handled environmental aspects of the transaction, while partner Thomas Weir and senior counsel Michael Threet advised on tax matters.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 850 attorneys in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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