Charles Armbrust

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

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Louisiana Street 1111
Houston 77002 TX US

Charles W. Armbrust is an attorney in the firm’s global energy and transactions practice. Mr. Armbrust advises clients on a host of matters, ranging from public and private securities offerings to private equity investments and divestitures to special project financing and corporate debt structuring.

Mr. Armbrust earned his B.A. at the University of Texas at Austin where he was enrolled in the Plan II Honors program and his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School where he was involved in the creation of the Law School’s Exoneration Database. He currently serves as co-chair of the Houston Young Lawyers Association’s Corporate Counsel Committee.

Representative Work:

  • Mr. Armbrust’s recent representative matters include:
    • advising the special committee of the general partner of a publicly traded master limited partnership in connection with the strategic sale of the partnership;
    • acting as counsel to the trustee and collateral agent under various indentures;
    • representing a master limited partnership in its placement of $750,000,000 of preferred units;
    • advising the special committee of the general partner of a publicly traded master limited partnership in connection with the restructuring of the partnership’s incentive distribution rights;
    • advising the special committee of the general partner of a publicly traded master limited partnership in connection with the purchase of a floating liquefaction facility;
  • Other representative matters include:
    • representing a master limited partnership in its acquisition of a crude oil logistics business for approximately $900 million;
    • advising an exploration and production company in its placement of $350 million of PIK Toggle notes;
    • advising the public entity in its placement of $588 million of notes;
    • advising various public entities with periodic securities filings;
    • advising a master limited partnership in the negotiation of amendments to its secured credit facility;
    • advising a master limited partnership in its placement of $500 million of notes and its offering of $220 million of common units;
    • representing a renewable aviation fuel refinery in a special project financing arrangement;
    • representing an alternative investment fund in a $185 million convertible preferred equity investment in an exploration and production company prior to its initial public offering;
    • advising the special committee of the general partner of a publicly traded energy master limited partnership in connection with transactions involving the acquisition of assets for an aggregate value of approximately $85 million;
    • representing an exploration and production company in the sale of approximately of $181 million in upstream assets in the Eagle Ford Shale.
    • advising the special committee of the general partner of a publicly traded energy master limited partnership in connection with creation of a midstream joint venture involving capital commitments of approximately $75 million from each partner; and
    • representing a public company acquirer in three stock-for-stock mergers involving aggregate transaction value in excess of $2 billion;
    • representing a public exploration and production corporation in its acquisition of Eagle Ford assets for approximately $639 million.
    • representing an upstream company in replacing a volumetric production payment with a first lien loan arrangement;
    • representing a master limited partnership in the negotiation of multiple terminaling, transportation services and throughput agreements with an international energy corporation;
    • advising various public entities in the negotiation of ISDA Schedules;
    • representing a public exploration and production corporation in a divestiture of Granite Wash assets for approximately $588 million;

Education:

  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School,cum laude, 2013
  • B.A., University of Texas at Austin, with honors, 2010

Bar Admissions:

  • Texas

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