Brock Niezgoda’s practice focuses on financing, securities and transactional matters. He advises clients on financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, business formations and reorganizations, corporate governance issues, SEC reporting and compliance issues, private equity offerings and commercial transactions. A majority of Brock’s practice is devoted to both financing matters, including representing both borrowers and lenders, primarily in energy related secured lending, project finance and acquisition financing, and mergers and acquisitions.
- Represented agents, lenders and borrowers in oil and gas reserve based financings, including acquisition financings and financings secured by both onshore and offshore properties.
- Represented agents and lenders in project finance transactions, including the development of a crude loading terminal and solar power generation facilities.
- Represented NYSE company in acquisitions of 77 convenience stores in New York and 22 convenience stores in Texas.
- Represented borrowers in industries including oil and gas exploration, manufacturing and chemicals in negotiating term loans, revolving credit facilities, second lien financings, working capital facilities and other financing arrangements, both in the U.S. and internationally.
- Represented project developer and private equity fund in funding and development of North Dakota rail terminal.
- Represented numerous privately held companies in acquisitions by private equity funds and strategic buyers.
- Represented management team in recapitalization of company by multiple private equity funds.
- Represented publicly traded company in PIPE transaction and subsequent S-1 registration statement filing.
- Represent and advise publicly traded companies with respect to SEC and exchange reporting and compliance issues.
Professional Activities, Memberships and Affiliations
- Texas State Bar – Business law section
- Houston Bar Association – Mergers and Acquisitions section
Community Involvement, Memberships and Affiliations
- The University of Texas Alumni Association - Texas Exes Houston Chapter, Board of Directors
- Texas Cowboys Alumni Association