Press Release
October 25, 2022

Holland & Knight Adds Energy M&A and Private Equity Partner Nancy Bostic in Houston

HOUSTON (October 25, 2022) – Holland & Knight has strengthened its leading energy and private equity practices with the addition of Nancy Bostic as a partner in its Houston office. Previously, Ms. Bostic was a partner at Gray Reed, where she served as the firm's practice group leader for M&A and Private Equity.

Ms. Bostic represents public and private companies, private equity funds and management teams/founders in securities issuances, acquisitions and dispositions of assets and equity, joint ventures, recapitalizations, financings and change of control transactions valued at up to $3.5 billion. She has extensive experience negotiating complex partnership and limited liability company structures, frequently represents private equity funds investing in or selling portfolio companies and counsels companies in strategic transactions.

Ms. Bostic's clients focus on the upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas sectors, and in the oilfield services, industrial, waste and environmental services, chemicals and product manufacturing industries.

"Nancy is a first-rate deal lawyer with an incredibly strong background in M&A and private equity transactions in the energy industry and beyond. We are thrilled to welcome her to our firm as we continue to strengthen our corporate team in Texas," said Jeremiah Mayfield, practice group leader for the Texas region of Holland & Knight's Corporate, M&A and Securities Practice Group. "Her clients include many well-known private equity funds and companies, and she possesses an impressive deal sheet. We are confident Nancy's business skills, broad experience and strong leadership capabilities will only strengthen an already formidable team in Texas and across the nation."

"Holland & Knight's combination with Thompson & Knight in 2021 cemented its status as a leading energy law firm, and its commitment to the growth of its corporate, M&A and private equity practice made it the ideal platform for my practice," said Ms. Bostic. "This is an opportunity to join a strong team and work alongside supportive colleagues whose reputation for excellent client service is highly regarded in the marketplace."

Ms. Bostic received an LL.M. degree in taxation from New York University School of Law, a J.D. degree from Pepperdine University School of Law and a B.A. degree from Tufts University.

Holland & Knight's corporate practice is ranked as a national first-tier firm in Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Corporate Law and M&A Law in the 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" guide. The firm is consistently ranked among the Top 25 law firms in the nation advising on U.S. M&A transactions by deal count in Refinitiv and other league tables. Through the HK Deal Flow® program, Holland & Knight facilitates deal leads for clients and prospective clients by matching acquisition or capital raising opportunities with buyers and investors.

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