A large U.S. bank acted as second lien indenture trustee for $1.5 billion principal amount of second lien notes in the Chapter 11 cases of an energy company and certain of its affiliates in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas. The energy company specialized in oil and gas exploration and production. Waller represented the second lien indenture trustee through the successful confirmation of the company's Chapter 11 plan of reorganization, where the second lien notes were the fulcrum security and received 84 percent of the equity in the reorganized debtors.
Waller advised the bank on financial services issues that arose during the transaction.
Represented Eagle Valley in the Chapter 11 case of the oil and gas exploration and production company, seeking a setoff for damages to well.
Represented Briscoe Ranch, the royalty owner and surface lessor of substantial acreage in Texas, in dispute over operations and preservation of surface rights.
Represented Briscoe Ranch, the royalty owner and surface lessor of substantial acreage, in dispute over payment of royalties and preservation of surface rights.