Amr Jayousi

Associate, Houston

Biography

Overview

Amr Jayousi is an associate in the Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance Group in the Firm's Houston office. His practice focuses on corporate finance as well as project finance, and he has advised companies through financings in a broad range of industries, including energy, communications and agriculture.

In the energy space, Amr has extensive experience representing companies across the range of the energy spectrum, including oil & gas producers, oilfield services providers and midstream companies. He represents both private as well as public companies, banks and private equity funds in the area of corporate energy finance, including reserve-based loans, asset-based loans, acquisition financings and capital restructurings.

Amr is adept in different financing techniques and models, from traditional single-lender facilities to highly structured and syndicated facilities and Term Loan Bs. He is experienced in cross-border transactions and international financing structures and norms.

Prior to joining the Firm, Amr worked at the Houston offices of a leading global law firm.

Bars and Courts
Texas State Bar
Education
JD
University of Michigan Law School
BA
Political Science
California State University

Chico

Languages
Arabic
English
Spanish

Experience

Representation of a majority equity interest holder in the $300 million financing of cost-overruns in connection with the construction of a refinery.

Representation of a syndicate of French banks in negotiating their priority position with a group of second lien lenders, all in connection with a highly structured financing of a satellite communications company.

Representation of a syndicate of international banks in the $80 million financing of the storage facility development of a heavy liquids’ storage company.

Representation of a group of Korean investors in the $800 million acquisition of equity interests in US midstream assets.

Representation of a public oil producer in a $850 million reserve-based revolving credit facility, part of a multi-faceted financing that included a 144A placement as well.*

Representation of a private equity sponsor and an exploration and production company in a $2.6 billion financing consisting of a reserve-based revolving facility, term loan and a bond issuance, all in connection with an acquisition of oil well assets in south and west Texas.*

Representation of a multi-national oilfield services provider in a $1 billion asset-based revolver, and later the refinancing of such revolver along with the layering of a second lien $750 million facility.*

Representation of an alternative investment firm in a $500 million multiple term loan and delayed-draw facilities for a major exploration and production company in connection with corporate and debt restructuring.*

Representation of an administrative agent in connection with a $1.2 billion multi-tranche facility, including $500 million revolving credit facility and multiple term loan facilities for major oil producers in the Permian Basin.*

Representation of an alternative public equity firm in a $800 million secured loan financing of a royalty holder vehicle sponsored by a large private equity sponsor.*

Representation of a public, investment-grade midstream company in the refinancing of an unsecured $1 billion revolving credit facility, as well as the layering of a second lien unsecured notes facility.*

 

* Matters prior to joining White & Case