Peter Raish

Associate, Houston

Biography

Overview

Peter Raish is an Associate in the Houston office of White & Case LLP and a member of the firm's Energy and Infrastructure, Project Finance and Asset Finance practice groups. His practice focuses principally on financing transactions, with particular expertise in the oil and gas exploration and production, midstream and related services sectors. Peter represents borrowers, commercial and investment banks and mezzanine lenders in a range of financing transactions including acquisition and committed financings, asset-based and reserve-based credit facilities, investment grade financings, second lien credit facilities and mezzanine financings. He also has experience with upstream acquisition and divestiture transactions.

Prior to joining White & Case, Peter was an associate in the Houston office of a New-York based law firm.

Bars and Courts
Texas State Bar
Education
JD/DCL – Law
Louisiana State University

Paul M. Hebert Law Center

BA
English Literature
Centenary College of Louisiana
Languages
English

Experience

Representation of Delek Group in its acquisition of a 22.45% working interest in the Caesar Tonga field in the Gulf of Mexico from Shell for US$965 million, and a long-term purchase agreement with Shell Trading (US) Company for the produced oil.

Representation of arrangers and administrative agents in a variety of financings for privately held and publicly traded independent exploration and production companies, private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in numerous reserve-based revolving credit facilities ranging in size from $4.0 billion to $150.0 million.*

Representation of the arranger and administrative agent in a $600.0 million senior secured revolving credit facility and a $400.0 million term loan credit facility for a wholly owned subsidiary of an independent, publicly traded oilfield services company with domestic onshore and offshore and international operations.*

Representation of the arranger and administrative agent in a $1.5 billion asset-based revolving credit facility for a publicly traded, independent provider of compression services in numerous shale plays throughout the United States.*

Representation of the arranger and administrative agent in a $1.0 billion senior unsecured revolving credit facility for an independent, publicly traded petroleum refiner with operations throughout the United States and Canada.*

Representation of a privately held exploration and production company in its $1.5 billion reserve-based revolving credit facility.*

Representation of a Fortune 500 automobile retail consolidator in its $1.8 billion multi-currency revolving credit facility.*

Representation of a privately held exploration and production company in its acquisition and development of certain non-operated oil focused assets in the Eagle Ford Shale and its related acquisition financing.*

*Experience prior to joining White & Case.

Speaking Engagements

Commitment Letters – Focusing on SunGard Provisions in Cross-Border (Americas) Transactions and Upstream Oil & Gas (US) Transactions, 2018: Presentation to Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Houston, Texas office