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Weil Advised WhiteHawk Energy in $54M Acquisition of Core Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Mineral and Royalty Assets

Weil advised WhiteHawk Energy, LLC, a company focused on acquiring mineral and royalty interests in top tier natural gas resource plays, in its acquisition of additional Marcellus Shale natural gas mineral and royalty assets for a total purchase price of $54.0 million.

The acquisition increases WhiteHawk’s mineral and royalty ownership in its existing 475,000 gross acre position by 100%. WhiteHawk’s Marcellus assets are primarily located in Washington and Greene counties, Pennsylvania, which represents some of the highest quality natural gas reserves in the United States.

The Weil team was led by Private Equity partner Omar Samji and included Private Equity associate Sarah George; Banking & Finance partner Vynessa Nemunaitis and associate Veronica Bonhamgregory; Real Estate attorney Leslie Smith; and Tax partner Jonathan Macke and associate Greg Williamson.