Vortus Investment Advisors’ Partnership with Alchemist Energy

Kirkland & Ellis LLP and Thompson & Knight LLP served as legal counsel for the partnership.

Alchemist Energy, LLC announced its partnership with Vortus Investment Advisors, LLC.

Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Alchemist is focused on a new upstream strategy that combines both capital and industry-leading operational expertise to provide structured capital solutions that address the needs in today’s oil and gas market.

Vortus Investment Advisors, LLC is a Fort Worth-based private equity firm focused on the lower to middle market upstream energy industry in North America. Vortus has an asset-based investment strategy, targeting privately negotiated transactions in the lower to middle market requiring approximately $50 million to $75 million of equity capital in partnership with successful owner/operators.

Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised Vortus Investment Advisors with a team led by transactional partners Jhett Nelson (Picture) and Shubi Arora and associate Erik Shoemaker. The team also included tax partner Mark Dundon; executive compensation partner Stephen Jacobson; and transactional associates Meghan Dupre and Dustin Davis.

The Thompson & Knight team was led by Jesse E. Betts and J. Holt Foster, III and Courtney Jamison Roane. The team also included Brandon L. Bloom, Jessica L. Kirk, Jason Patrick Loden and Anthony J. Campiti.
Involved fees earner: Shubi Arora – Kirkland & Ellis; Dustin Davis – Kirkland & Ellis; Mark Dundon – Kirkland & Ellis; Meghan Dupre – Kirkland & Ellis; Jhett Nelson – Kirkland & Ellis; Erik Shoemaker – Kirkland & Ellis; Jesse Betts – Thompson Knight LLP; Brandon Bloom – Thompson Knight LLP; Anthony Campiti – Thompson Knight LLP; Holt Foster, III – Thompson Knight LLP; Courtney Jamison Roane – Thompson Knight LLP; Jessica Kirk – Thompson Knight LLP; Jason Patrick Loden – Thompson Knight LLP; Stephen Jacobson – Vinson & Elkins LLP;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis; Thompson Knight LLP; Vinson & Elkins LLP;

Clients: Alchemist Energy; Vortus Investment Advisors;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti