Press Release

Kirkland Counsels BCE-Mach III on Agreement to Acquire Assets from Alta Mesa and Kingfisher

Kirkland & Ellis advised BCE-Mach III LLC, the third partnership between Bayou City Energy Management LLC and Mach Resources LLC, on its decision to acquire substantially all of the upstream oil & gas assets of Alta Mesa Holdings, LP and its subsidiaries and the midstream assets of Kingfisher Midstream, LLC and its subsidiaries as part of the sellers’ Chapter 11 bankruptcies and associated 363 sale processes.


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The Kirkland team was led by transactional partners Andy Calder, David Castro, Cyril Jones and Chris Heasley and restructuring partners Josh Sussberg and Greg Pesce and included transactional associates Lindsey Jaquillard and Patrick Y. Moneypenny; restructuring partner Christopher Hayes and associate Scott Vail; debt finance partners Andy Veit and Jordan Roberts; litigation partner Jamie Aycock and associate Rebecca McEntire; and tax partner David Wheat and associate Joe Tobias.