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Cahill Represents Lead Arrangers in Debt Financing for $7.2 Billion Acquisition of Samson Investment Company

Date: 12/21/11

Cahill represented J.P. Morgan and BofA Merrill Lynch as joint lead arrangers and J.P. Morgan, BofA Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo, BMO Capital Markets, Barclays, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Mizuho, RBC and Jefferies as joint bookrunners in connection with the $2,250,000,000 Senior Unsecured Bridge Loan to Samson Investment Company to partially finance its acquisition by private equity firm KKR Group.

Cahill also represented J.P. Morgan and Wells Fargo as joint lead arrangers and BofA Merrill Lynch, BMO Capital Markets, Barclays, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Mizuho, and RBC as joint bookrunners in connection with the $2,250,000,000 revolving credit facility by Samson, also to partially finance the acquisition.

The acquisition of Samson is reported to be the largest operating company leveraged buyout completed in 2011.

Media Contact:
Julie Cohen
Director of Marketing and Communications
Phone: 212.701.3614
Fax: 212.378.2410
jcohen@cahill.com