Sara Phipps is a corporate associate in the Dallas office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.
Mondee, Inc., a technology-first travel company with a portfolio of globally recognized brands in the leisure, retail and corporate travel sectors, in its $1 billion business combination with Ithax Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: ITHX), a special purpose acquisition company.
ORIX Capital Partners and its portfolio company Specialty Welding and Turnarounds, LLC (SWAT), a petrochemical and oil and gas refinery turnaround services company, in its acquisition of Midwest Cooling Tower Services (Midwest).
Maverick Ventures in SoftBank Vision Fund 2’s $300 million investment in LTK, a global influencer marketing platform.
GPI Capital in its $175 million growth equity investment in Hopper Inc., a leading travel fintech company.
Extraction Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ: XOG) in Civitas Resources, Inc.’s $4.5 billion acquisition of Crestone Peak Resources.
Extraction Oil & Gas, Inc. (Nasdaq: XOG) in its approximately $2.6 billion all-stock merger of equals with Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. (NYSE: BCEI).
Gund Business Enterprises in the sale of its minority position in the Cleveland Cavaliers to majority owner Dan Gilbert.
JAWS Spitfire Acquisition Corporation, a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by Barry Sternlicht, in its $1.6 billion business combination with VELO3D.
Tailwater Capital in its acquisition of NorTex Midstream, a leading natural gas storage and transmission company serving North Texas.