Oil & Gas


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KeyBanc Capital Markets® Oil and Gas team based in Houston has facilitated more than $1 billion in credit commitments in this sector. We begin by listening, then make recommendations regarding structuring debt, equity and M&A financial solutions that support business goals.

We serve companies in this sector from pre-IPO firms to major corporations. Every company benefits from the leadership of a senior investment banker specialized in the oil and gas industry, backed by a deep team of bankers and portfolio managers.

We work with oil and gas companies of all sizes and types, with specialties including exploration and production, oil field services and midstream activities. Our veteran teams have managed more than 45 IPOs with an aggregate transaction value over $9 billion for our oil and gas clients. We also provide fairness opinions and a range of transaction-related financial services.

We work with a variety of oil and gas clients on IPOs, M&A, debt and equity and other solutions detailed here PDF which include:

  • We served as sole book runner for a $74.5 million follow-on offering for Rex Energy Corporation.
  • We served as joint book runner and joint lead arranger for a $650 million bridge loan and joint book runner for $650 million of senior notes for Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp.
  • Northern Oil & Gas Inc. completed a senior note offering with total proceeds of $350 million. KeyBanc Capital Markets served as co-manager on the transaction.

KeyBanc Capital Markets Oil and Gas teams specialize in servicing companies in the following segments:

  • Exploration and Production: We play leadership roles in a significant number of IPOs and M&A transactions in the E&P sector and frequently provide fairness opinions and other advisory services.
  • Oilfield Services: We provide M&A, restructuring and other advisory services for companies involved in oilfield infrastructure, equipment, intellectual property and other services.
  • Midstream Activity: For independent and vertically integrated companies that process, transport and market oil and natural gas products, we provide buy-side and sell-side M&A advisory.

KeyBanc Capital Markets provides a wide range of services for oil and gas clients, including:

  • Equity and high-yield debt
  • IPOs
  • M&A, both buy-side and sell-side advisory services
  • Senior secured credit
  • Commodity derivatives and hedging
  • Fairness opinions
  • Financial restructuring