Ben Clark has extensive experience representing the energy industry in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances. Ben's energy client base includes electric and gas utilities, pipelines, refineries, commodity trading firms and oilfield service companies.
He negotiates and finalizes acquisition agreements, structures the preferred sale or auction process, and manages all related aspects of the transaction. Ben recently represented a commodity trading firm in the acquisition of a metals trading business; an oilfield services company in the acquisition of an oilfield technology concern and an energy holding company in its acquisition of a natural gas home appliance warranty business.
Sutherland advises commodities firm in its acquisition of J.P. Morgan Metals and Concentrates LLC.
Represented an international oilfield service company in the 2010 acquisition of a global oilfield service technology firm and advised on related IP matters.
Sutherland represents a Texas retail electric service provider in its sale to a private equity firm.