Overview

Fred Stovall is a partner in Holland & Knight's Dallas office. Mr. Stovall helps capital investors and growing companies navigate the legal issues that accompany business expansion in a competitive marketplace. He has extensive experience with the structure and negotiation of capital investments, financings, and acquisitions and dispositions of assets. Mr. Stovall works with management regarding investor relations, contract negotiation, employee matters and other operations issues. He is also knowledgeable on the reporting requirements of public companies and the heightened standards imposed by recent corporate governance reforms.

Mr. Stovall has a strong background in the energy industry. He regularly works with capital investors and expanding energy companies regarding the special issues that affect oil and gas production and related services. He has helped clients deploy investment capital exceeding $3 billion in the energy industry.

Mr. Stovall also has extensive experience in the healthcare industry, often assisting investors and companies with regulatory issues surrounding healthcare providers.

Mr. Stovall advises institutional investors regarding the formation and management of investment funds as well as the negotiation, structuring and management of individual investments. He also helps investment banking firms structure negotiated investments, securities offerings and asset transactions. In addition, he provides guidance to investment advisers and securities brokers/dealers with respect to the requirements of federal and state regulation.

Experience

  • Represented an international private equity fund with respect to full lifecycle investment in oilfield services company, including $70 million initial acquisition, $27 million senior debt financing, multiple add-on acquisitions and $250 million disposition
  • Represented a national private equity fund with respect to investment in oil and gas production company, including $26 million initial acquisition, $36 million add-on acquisition and $24 million senior debt refinancing
  • Represented an international private equity fund with respect to full lifecycle investment in renewable fuels development project, including $650 million initial investment, $450 million project financing and $700 million disposition
  • Represented an international private equity fund with respect to full lifecycle investment in energy technology international company, including $66 million initial acquisition, $36 million senior debt financing and $125 million disposition
  • Represented a national private equity fund with respect to formation and $1.2 billion investment in deepwater drilling platform support vessels
  • Represented an international private equity fund with respect to full lifecycle investment in cancer treatment company, including $49 million initial investment, $20 million senior debt financing and $76 million disposition
  • Represented a national private equity fund with respect to $100 million investment in regional healthcare provider
  • Represented a national private equity fund with respect to $80 million investment in oilfield services company
  • Represented a national private equity fund with respect to $78 million investment in energy-related specialty manufacturing company
  • Represented an international private equity fund with respect to $87 million investment in pharmaceutical company
  • Represented an international private equity fund with respect to $65 million investment in regional healthcare provider
  • Represented an energy-focused investment banking firm with respect to numerous private investment in public equity (PIPE) transactions

  • Represented a national private equity fund with respect to a $48 million full lifecycle investment in oil and gas production assets in the Anadarko and Permian Basins in Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico
  • Represented an investor group with respect to a $20 million investment in oil and gas production assets in the Western Gulf Basin in Texas
  • Represented an investor with respect to a $24 million full lifecycle investment in oil and gas production assets in the Powder River Basin in Montana
  • Represented an oil and gas company with respect to a $200 million multiphase disposition of oil and gas production assets primarily in the Anadarko, Arkoma and Permian Basins in Texas and Oklahoma
  • Represented an international private equity fund with respect to a $67 million investment in oil and gas production assets in the Western Canada Basin in Alberta, Canada

  • Represented an international private equity fund with respect to a $250 million full lifecycle investment in an oilfield service company active in the Western United States
  • Represented a national private equity fund with respect to a $80 million investment in an oilfield service company active in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and North Dakota
  • Represented an investment fund with respect to a $600 million investment in an offshore service company active in throughout the world
  • Represented an investor group with respect to a $78 million investment in an oilfield service company active in Texas and Oklahoma

  • Represented an international private equity fund with respect to a $125 million full lifecycle investment in a downhole technology and manufacturing company
  • Represented an international private equity fund with respect to a $75 million full lifecycle investment in a drilling technology and manufacturing company
  • Represented an international private equity fund with respect to a $400 million investment in a pipe-related technology and manufacturing company

  • Represented an international private equity fund with respect to a $100 million investment in an interstate pipeline company
  • Represented an investor group with respect to a $45 million development of a gathering and transportation pipeline system in Texas and New Mexico

Credentials

Education
  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D.
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.A.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Texas
Memberships
  • Dallas Bar Association

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