Ewing & Jones News

We are proud of our ongoing successful transactions, accomplishments, client information about topical matters, and provide announcements and the following current news:

2017

Multi-Shot, LLC d/b/a MS Energy Services

The firm represented the executive officers of MS Energy in connection with structuring, negotiating and consummating the acquisition.

MLB Capital Partners, LLC

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented MLB Capital Partners, LLC in its acquisition of Farmers Marketing Association of Houston, Texas, Inc.

Axon Canadian Holdings, Inc.

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Axon Canadian Holdings, Inc., a Texas corporation, in the sale of all of the common stock of Axon Drilling Products, Inc., an Alberta corporation, to Henderson ADP, LLC, a Texas limited liability company.

Truth Chemical Company, LLC

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Truth Chemical Company, LLC in structuring, negotiating and consummating the sale of substantially all of its assets to The Plaza Group.

2016

Superior Drilling Products, Inc.

Ewing & Jones, PLLC assisted securities law counsel in representing Superior Drilling Products, Inc., a Utah corporation, in the structure of a public follow-on offering of 5,750,000 shares of common stock at a price of $1.00 per share.

Superior Drilling Products, Inc.

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Superior Drilling Products, Inc. in the negotiation of an expanded agreement with the distributor of its Drill-N-Ream® well bore conditioning tool, Drilling Tools International, Inc. ("DTI") and its purchase of additional previously operated tools.

Questco Companies

The firm represented the Chief Executive Officer in selling part of his equity and rolling over additional equity and entering into a new employment agreement with the Buyer of Questco Companies.

Superior Drilling Products, Inc.

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Superior Drilling Products, Inc. in structuring, negotiating and consummating a major distributorship agreement with Drilling Tools International, Inc. based in Houston, Texas.

Marlin Services, LLC

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented the owner of Marlin Services, LLC based in Gray, Louisiana in the sale of substantially all of its assets to an affiliate of Gulf Coast Specialty Energy Services II, LP, a portfolio company of Grey Mountain Partners based in Denver, Colorado.

Superior Drilling Products, Inc.

The firm represented Superior Drilling Products, Inc. in the negotiation and structure of a $3 million credit facility and security agreement.

LegalPartners LP

The firm represented LegalPartners LP in its acquisition by Keais Records Services, LLC, a portfolio company of The CapStreet Group.

Superior Drilling Products, Inc.

The firm represented Superior Drilling Products, Inc. ("Superior") in negotiating and finalizing an agreement with Baker Hughes in order for Superior to supply certain energy service products to Baker Hughes.

CIMA Energy, Ltd.

The firm represented CIMA Energy, Ltd. ("CIMA") in negotiating, structuring and consummating various executive Employment Agreements with CIMA as well as working on various aspects of the sale of all of its issued and outstanding equity to Mitsubishi Corporation.

Environmental Tree and Design, Inc.

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Environmental Tree and Design, Inc. in the acquisition of Sterling Arbor, LLC, a Minnesota tree transplanting service.

2015

Merriam Group, LLC

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Merriam Group, LLC owned by Christophe and Nicole Merriam in the purchase of substantially all of the assets of Econocuts Landscape Management from The Campos Group, LLC.

Priority Energy Services, LLC

The firm represented Priority Energy Services, LLC in the sale of substantially all of its assets to Airgas Priority Nitrogen, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Airgas, Inc.

Advanced Flooring and Design, LLC

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Advanced Flooring and Design, LLC ("AFD") in the sale of all of the membership interests of ADF to Interior Specialists, Inc.

Internet America, Inc.

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Internet America, Inc., a publicly traded company, in consummating the sale of substantially all of its assets to AirCanopy Internet Services, Inc., a subsidiary of JAB Broadband.

Timber Tech Texas

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Timber Tech Texas in the sale of its assets and the sale by its affiliates of real estate and buildings to Builders FirstSource, Inc.

2014

Merrick Systems, Inc.

The firm represented the ultimate shareholders of Merrick Systems, Inc. based in Houston, Texas, in the execution and consummation of a Stock Purchase Agreement selling all of their shares of common stock to P2ES Holdings, Inc. based in Denver, Colorado.

William G. Cole

The firm represented William G. Cole in structuring the severance consideration and buyout of his executive Employment Agreement with RMG Networks Holding Corporation.

Ritter Construction Company

The Firm represented Ritter Construction Company for its merger into US Shale Solutions Inc.

Bud Griffin & Associates-El Paso, LLC

Ewing & Jones, PLLC assisted Bud Griffin & Associates-El Paso, LLC with its acquisition of the El Paso location.

Superior Drilling Products, Inc.

Ewing & Jones, PLLC served as general corporate counsel assisting securities counsel for Superior Drilling Products, Inc. in connection with its initial public offering to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, May 23, 2014.

Superior Drilling Products, Inc.

The Firm served as general counsel for Superior Drilling Products, Inc. in consummating the purchase of all of the issued and outstanding equity of Hard Rock Solutions, LLC.

Signet Maritime Corporation

The firm served as general outside counsel for Signet Maritime Corporation in consummating a credit facility with Wells Fargo Equipment Finance and other participating banks and assisted Louisiana counsel in consummating the asset acquisition of certain vessels from Harvey Gulf International Marine.

Internet America, Inc.

Ewing & Jones, PLLC assisted the executive officers of Internet America, Inc. in structuring, negotiating and consummating an engagement letter with Gulf Star Group, Inc. pertaining to the possible sale of the company in light of a tender offer for Internet America, Inc.'s shares.

Lantana Oil & Gas Partners, Inc.

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented the shareholders of Lantana Oil & Gas Partners, Inc. in the structure, negotiation and consummation of the sale of all outstanding equity to SunTrust Banks, Inc.

Twin Eagle Resource Management, LLC

The firm represented the largest individual owner of Twin Eagle in structuring his employment agreement and operating agreement in connection with the sale of a majority interest in Twin Eagle to new investors.

HitecVision Private Equity VI

Ewing & Jones, PLLC assisted Norwegian counsel with respect to various legal matters and related due diligence items in consummating the purchase by HiTecVision Private Equity VI of Scana Offshore Services, Inc.

MS Energy Services

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented a group of owners of MS Energy Services, LLC, formerly known as Multi-Shot, in exiting their investment and selling all of their ownership to Natural Gas Partners. Ewing & Jones, PLLC also represented the executive officers of MS Energy Services who are continuing as minority owners as well as executives with MS Energy Services.

2013

Questco Companies

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Questco Companies in the negotiation and recapitalization sale of its equity to a new purchaser group headed by Acacia Partners and ORIX Mezzanine & Private Equity.

Four Points Aero Services, LLC, a Waypoint Aero Holdings, LLC Company

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Four Points Aero Services, LLC in the acquisition of the assets and operations of West Star Aviation Dallas.

2012

Saltwater Disposal of North Dakota, LLC

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Saltwater Disposal of North Dakota, LLC in negotiating and structuring the sale of all of its assets to Basic Energy Services, Inc.

Unanimous jury verdict awarding damages for our client against City of Houston for property damage.

Wincrest NFL, L.P.

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Wincrest NFL, L.P. in connection with the negotiation and consummation of the sale of its entire ownership in the Houston Texans NFL team to GRP NFL Holdings, L.P. and certain other existing owners.

Latshaw Drilling Company, LLC Press Release / Keen Energy Services, LLC

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Latshaw Drilling Company in connection with the equity acquisition of Keen Energy Services, LLC and the negotiation and structuring of a $195,000,000 credit facility with SunTrust Bank.

GHX Holdings, LLC

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented the management team of GHX Holdings, LLC in negotiating and documenting the terms and conditions of their rollover equity in the Purchaser as well as their new employment agreements.

Priority Energy Services, LLC and Priority Coiled Tubing, LLC

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Priority Energy Services, LLC and its affiliate, Priority Coiled Tubing, LLC in their acquisition of Alliance Oilfield Services' business assets.

Rumber Materials, Incorporated

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented the buyer in the acquisition of Rumber Materials, Incorporated, a manufacturer of composite boards, sheets and molded products from 100% recycled tire rubber and plastics headquartered in Muenster, Texas.

Axon Energy Products AS

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Axon Energy Products AS and its subsidiary Axon Pressure Products, Inc. in the acquisition of the assets of Doyle's Valves, Inc.

OGM - Percheron

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented OGM Land, Percheron Acquisitions and Percheron Surveying in the merger of three leading land services providers into Mason Dixon Energy.

Better Homes & Gardens Gary Greene Realtors

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Prudential Gary Greene Realtors in negotiating and structuring a new franchise agreement with Better Homes & Gardens to create Better Homes & Gardens Gary Greene Realtors.

StormGeo Group AS

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented StormGeo Group AS, in its purchase of all of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock of ImpactWeather from Universal Weather and Aviation.

Twin Eagle Resource Management, LLC - Enserco

Ewing & Jones, PLLC worked with all of the existing owners of Twin Eagle in securing their financing commitments to help fund the purchase price of Enserco Energy, Inc. from Black Hills Corporation.

2011

Titan Specialties, Ltd. - Hunting PLC

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented the executive officers of Titan Specialties, Ltd. in connection with negotiating and consummating Executive Employment Agreements and Retention Bonus Agreements pertaining to the acquisition by Hunting PLC of Titan Specialties, Limited and its affiliates.

Twin Eagle Resource Management, LLC - LS Power

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Twin Eagle Resource Management, LLC ("Twin Eagle") in negotiating, structuring and consummating an equity investment by LS Power TWEM, LLC, an affiliate of LS Power, a power generation and transmission infrastructure group out of New York, New York, in Twin Eagle's natural gas and electricity marketing, logistics and trading organization headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Twin Eagle Resource Management, LLC-Chesapeake

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Twin Eagle Resource Management, LLC with its negotiation of an equity investment by Chesapeake Operating Inc.; negotiations of a senior revolving credit facility with BNP Paribas; and the acquisition of certain wholesale power contracts and the hiring of key personnel from Fulcrum Power Services.

Amega West Services, LLC

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Amega West Services, LLC in the sale of all of its equity to Carpenter Technology Corporation, a subsidiary of CRS Holdings Inc.

2010

Environmental Design, Inc. - The Davey Tree Company

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Environmental Design, Inc. in the acquisition of the assets comprising North America's original tree care company business from The Davey Tree Company.

Ewing & Jones Obtains Take-Nothing Verdict

Ewing & Jones obtained a take-nothing verdict in favor of its client, a commercial landlord, in the defense of a claim by a construction contractor after a three-day trial.

Signet Maritime Corporation / Colle Towing Company

Ewing & Jones represented Signet Maritime Corporation in connection with the recent purchase of Colle Towing Company's assets and business operations and associated credit facility.

Truth Chemical / Martin Products Sales LLC

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Truth Chemical in the sale of its sulfuric acid and sulfur businesses to Martin Products Sales LLC.

Laredo Energy Arena / City of Laredo

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented the Laredo Bucks professional ice hockey team in the negotiation of a four-year naming rights agreement with the City of Laredo for naming the City's arena, Laredo Energy Arena.

Axon Energy Products AS / Church Energy Services, Ltd.

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Axon Pressure Products, Inc. in the purchase of Church Energy Services, Ltd.

Drilling Controls, Inc. / Demay International, LLC.

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Drilling Controls, Inc. in the successful bid and purchase of the assets of Demay International, LLC from U.S. Bankruptcy Court.

Titan Specialties, Ltd. / Welltec AS

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Titan Specialties in the purchase of certain assets from Welltec A/S including the Select Fire Gun Switching System.

Titan Specialties, Ltd. / A-O-T-E Inc.

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Titan Specialties in the purchase of the setting tool product line from A-O-T-E Inc.

2009

International Lift Systems, LLC / Lufkin Industries, Inc.

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented International Lift Systems, LLC in the sale of its assets to Lufkin Industries, Inc.

2008

Hutchison Hayes / Alfa Laval Group

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Hutchison Hayes Separation, a privately held leading provider of separation equipment and services based in Houston, Texas in the sale of all of its assets and businesses to Alfa Laval Group.

Multi Shot, LLC / Denham Capital

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Multi-Shot, LLC, a privately held directional drilling services company based in Conroe, Texas, in the sale of a majority equity interest to Denham Capital.

Knowledge Systems, Inc. / Halliburton

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Knowledge Systems, Inc., a privately held leading provider of geological analysis software and services based in Houston, Texas, in the sale of all of the outstanding capital stock of Knowledge Systems to the Drilling and Evaluation Division of Halliburton for an undisclosed purchase price.

Pilot Steel, Inc.

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Pilot Steel, Inc., a privately held provider of fabricated reinforcing steel rebar and other wire reinforcement products based in Florida, in the sale of all of its assets and businesses to MMI Products, Inc. for a purchase price of $12 million. The firm represented Pilot Steel in all phases of the transaction from the initial planning and structuring through the closing.

Venture Transport Logistics / Texas Hot Shot

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Venture Transport Logistics and its parent company, VTL Holdings, a privately held leading provider of land transportation services to the U.S. energy industry based in Lafayette, Louisiana, in the purchase of all of the assets and businesses of Texas Hot Shot.

Sup-R-Jar, LLC / W-H Energy Services

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Kenjer, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Sup-R-Jar, LLC, a privately held leading provider of drilling jars and related products based in Houston, Texas, in the sale of all of the assets and businesses of Sup-R-Jar to W-H Energy Services, Inc.

2007

Spitzer Industries / Curtis Kelly, Inc.

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented Spitzer Industries, Inc., a privately held custom fabricator and packager of equipment and systems based in Houston, Texas, in the purchase of all of the assets and businesses of Curtis Kelley, Inc.

Spitzer Industries / Houston Ship Channel

Ewing & Jones, PLLC represented an affiliate of Spitzer Industries, Inc. in the purchase of a commercial facility on the Houston Ship Channel from which it will operate certain of the assets contemporaneously purchased from Curtis Kelley, Inc.