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Brian E. Rosenzweig
 

Brian E. Rosenzweig

Partner
 
600 Travis Street, Suite 5400
Houston, TX 77002 
 
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Fax: +1-713-821-5602
Noted by Chambers as “a fantastic and knowledgeable high-yield lawyer” who is “commercial, collaborative and super responsive,” Brian Rosenzweig is a Partner in the Firm’s Corporate Department. Based in the Houston office, Brian concentrates on capital markets financings, where he regularly advises on transactions in the energy, industrials, infrastructure, technology and utilities sectors, among others. Brian has guided transactions across the capital structure, including IPOs, high yield and investment grade debt, equity-linked securities, acquisition financings, restructurings, liability management transactions, and de-SPAC transactions. He also has extensive experience advising on disclosure matters, corporate governance, and deal structuring. Brian’s clients have included the leading investment banks and corporate clients such as AEP, GardaWorld, BrightView, and Ingersoll Rand.

Brian is Co-Hiring Partner for the Firm’s Houston office and serves on the Firm’s Personnel, Knowledge, Innovation & Technology, and Recruiting committees.

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Work Highlights
  • Advised the financing sources, led by J.P. Morgan, providing $1.85 billion of committed debt financing for TechnipFMC plc in connection with the spinoff of Technip Energies
  • $2.2 billion secured notes offering by NGL Energy Partners L.P.
  • American Electric Power Company’s $1 billion ATM equity program and $850 million equity units offering
  • $700 million first lien secured notes offering by Triumph Group
  • $1.6 billion senior notes offering by EQM Midstream
  • $1.25 billion senior notes offering and related tender offers by Apache
  • TNT Crane & Rigging in its comprehensive debt-for-equity restructuring
  • Garda World Security Corporation in multiple transactions, including the announced offer for G4S plc and the C$5.2 billion recapitalization transaction with BC Partners, the largest private buyout in Canadian history
  • Complex secured exchange offer by Superior Energy in connection with its proposed strategic formation transaction
  • Acquisition financing for WPX Energy’s $2.5 billion acquisition of Felix Energy, and debt offerings and debt tender offers totaling more than $2 billion
  • IPOs and equity offerings for BrightView Holdings, Ingersoll Rand (f/k/a Gardner Denver)
Accolades
  • Chambers & Partners USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2021)
  • Law360 “Rising Star—Energy” (2021)
  • Texas Lawyer “On the Rise” (2019)
  • Super Lawyers “Rising Star” (2017-2019)
Education
  • Duke University School of Law, 2008 J.D.
  • Cornell University, 2005 B.A., With Distinction in All Subjects
Admissions
  • New York 
  • Texas 

Noted by Chambers as “a fantastic and knowledgeable high-yield lawyer” who is “commercial, collaborative and super responsive,” Brian Rosenzweig is a Partner in the Firm’s Corporate Department. Based in the Houston office, Brian concentrates on capital markets financings, where he regularly advises on transactions in the energy, industrials, infrastructure, technology and utilities sectors, among others. Brian has guided transactions across the capital structure, including IPOs, high yield and investment grade debt, equity-linked securities, acquisition financings, restructurings, liability management transactions, and de-SPAC transactions. He also has extensive experience advising on disclosure matters, corporate governance, and deal structuring. Brian’s clients have included the leading investment banks and corporate clients such as AEP, GardaWorld, BrightView, and Ingersoll Rand. 

Brian’s equity experience includes:

  • IPOs of Gardner Denver, BrightView Holdings, EverBank Financial and Cellular Dynamics
  • Follow-on or secondary equity offerings by Northwest Natural, AEP, Gardner Denver, Centennial Resource Development, Inc., Callon Petroleum, WPX Energy and PPL Corporation
  • PPL Corporation’s $1 billion at-the-market equity program
  • Forward common equity and equity units offerings by PPL Corporation
  • PPL Corporation in the spinoff of its merchant power business and the Reverse Morris Trust transaction with merchant power assets of Riverstone Holdings form Talen Energy Corporation

Brian’s debt and acquisition finance experience includes:

  • High yield debt offerings by Nine Energy, Callon Petroleum, Centennial Resource Production, Garda World Security Corporation, WPX Energy, Cablevision/CSC Holdings, IHS Markit, Aramark, MultiPlan, Plastipak, Polymer Group, Precision Drilling, StarBulk Carriers, TransUnion and Triumph Group
  • Advised the financing sources, led by J.P. Morgan, providing $1.85 billion of committed debt financing for TechnipFMC plc in connection with the spinoff of Technip Energies
  • Investment grade debt offerings by Apache Corporation, America Móvil, Berkshire Hathaway, Broadcom, Boston Scientific, Kraft Foods, Perrigo and Smithfield Foods
  • Garda World Security Corporation, Founder, Chairman and CEO Stephan Crétier, and Garda World management in the sale of Rhône Group's equity interest in Garda World to funds advised by BC Partners in a C$5.2 billion recapitalization, the largest private buyout in Canadian history
  • WPX's acquisition of Felix
  • Callon Petroleum's acquisition of Carrizo Oil & Gas
  • PDC Energy's acquisition of SRC Energy
  • Nine Energy’s acquisition of Magnum Oil Tools
  • WPX’s acquisition of RKI
  • PPL’s acquisitions of LG&E and KU Energy and Central Networks
  • Talen Energy’s acquisition of MACH Gen, LLC
  • Altice’s acquisition of Cablevision
  • Broadcom’s acquisition of Brocade
  • The combination of IHS and Markit
  • Perrigo’s acquisition of Omega

Brian is Co-Hiring Partner for the Firm’s Houston office and serves on the Firm’s Personnel, Knowledge, Innovation & Technology, and Recruiting committees.

Brian received his J.D. from Duke University School of Law in 2008, and received his B.A. with distinction in all subjects, from Cornell University in 2005.

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