Press Release

Kirkland Advises Avenue Capital and Echo Energy on Sale of Oil and Gas Assets to Brigham Minerals

Kirkland & Ellis counseled Avenue Capital, a global investment firm focused on distressed securities and private equity, and Echo Energy, an Oklahoma City-based independent oil and gas company, on their sale of oil and gas mineral interests to Brigham Minerals, Inc., an Austin-based, publicly traded oil and gas company (NYSE: MNRL), for a combination of cash and shares in MNRL. The transaction is expected to close in Q2 2022.

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners John Kaercher and Chris Heasley and associates Fraser Wayne and James Murphy; and tax partners David Wheat and Joe Tobias, with support from capital markets partner Matt Pacey.