Sami Ghubril

Associate

Houston

Sami is an associate in Orrick's Houston office. Sami's practice focuses primarily on capital markets transactions, corporate governance and securities law compliance. He represents issuers in connection with initial public offerings, follow-on offerings, debt and equity exchange offers and tender offers and high yield note offerings.

Prior to joining Orrick, Sami was at Kirkland & Ellis LLP. 

  • Initial Public Offerings and other Equity Offerings

    • MSD Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by an affiliate of MSD Partners, in its $575 million initial public offering.* 
    • Lead Edge Growth Opportunities Ltd, a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by an affiliate of Lead Edge Capital, in its $300 million initial public offering and the offering of an additional $45 million in connection with the underwriter's full exercise of its over-allotment option.*
    • Vector Acquisition Corporation II, a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by an affiliate of Vector Capital, in its upsized $450 million initial public offering.*
    • HealthCor Catalio Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, in its upsized $180 million initial public offering and the offering of an additional $27 million in connection with the underwriter's full exercise of its over-allotment option.*  
    • Bluescape Opportunities Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, in connection with its $575 million initial public offering.* 
    • Vector Acquisition Corporation, a special purpose acquisition company, in connection with its $300 million initial public offering and the offering of an additional $20 million in connection with the underwriter's partial exercise of its over-allotment option.*
    • Talos Energy Inc. in connection with its follow-on offering of 8,250,000 shares of its common stock for gross proceeds of $73 million.*

    High Yield and Other Debt Offerings 

    • Talos Production Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Talos Energy Inc., in connection with its upsized offering of $500 million of its new 12.00% Second-Priority Senior Secured Notes due 2026 and its upsized add-on offering of $150 million of additional 12.00% Second-Priority Senior Secured Notes due 2026.* 
    • NorthRiver Midstream Finance LP in connection with its $525 million initial Rule 144A/Regulation S offering of 5.625% senior secured notes due 2026.*

    Tender and Exchange Offers

    • Atlas Technical Consultants, Inc. in its Consent Solicitation and Offer to Exchange all existing warrants for shares of Class A Common Stock.* 
    • Certain affiliates of The Energy & Minerals Group, First Reserve Management, L.P. and Riverstone Holdings LLC in their modified "Dutch Auction" tender offer for a portion of Ascent Resources Ascent Utica Holdings, LLC's and ARU Finance Corporation's outstanding 9.00% Senior Notes due 2027.* 
    • Ascent Resources Utica Holdings, LLC in its exchange of approximately $856.7 million of existing senior unsecured notes for approximately $537.8 million of new second lien term loans and $339.7 million of new senior unsecured notes.* 
    • Centennial Resource Development, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDEV) in its uptier exchange of approximately $254 million of existing senior unsecured notes for approximately $127 million of second lien senior secured notes.*

    Public Mergers and Acquisitions 

    • Vector Acquisition Corporation on its $4.1 billion definitive merger agreement with Rocket Lab USA, Inc.* 
    • HighPoint Resources Corp. on its $376 million combination with Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc.* 
    • The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of TerraForm Power, Inc. in its $1.58 billion sale to Brookfield Renewable Partners.* 
    • Bristow Group Inc. on its all-stock business combination with Era Group Inc.* 
    • Brookfield Business Partners L.P., and certain of its affiliates and institutional partners in its $170 million acquisition by merger of the outstanding publicly held common units of Teekay Offshore Partners L.P.*

    * Matter handled prior to joining Orrick.