David E. Owen

New York
  • 1271 Avenue of the Americas
  • New York, NY 10020
  • USA
Profile Experience

David E. Owen advises private equity firms and strategic investors on their most complex M&A transactions and joint ventures.

A versatile practitioner, Mr. Owen handles mergers, acquisitions, and sales across diverse industries, with a particular focus on the energy and healthcare sectors. He regularly executes deals involving renewable energy projects at all phases of development, construction, and operation.

Mr. Owen draws on his prior experience advising on debt and equity financing transactions and corporate restructurings to help develop and effectuate complex M&A structuring solutions. He is particularly adept at navigating matters involving consortiums of equity investors through his extensive joint venture work.

Mr. Owen’s experience includes advising:

  • ArcLight Capital Partners in its:
    • Sale of Leeward Renewable Energy, a North American renewable energy company
    • Joint venture with Blackstone and its acquisition of four power plants from American Electric Power
    • Acquisition of substantially all of the natural gas production and midstream assets from Energy Corporation of America
    • Acquisition of Diamond Clematis Energy’s wind assets
    • Acquisition of the US natural gas and liquids pipelines and processing facilities of BP Americas
    • Acquisition of Hovensa’s storage terminal assets in the Gulf of Mexico
    • Acquisition of Infigen Energy’s US wind assets
  • Ares EIF in its:
    • Sale of Aviator Wind project to CMS Energy and Kansai Electric Power Co. 
    • Acquisition of three wind power projects from BP Wind North America
    • Acquisition of a wind power facility with an approximately 525-MW nameplate capacity located in Coke County, Texas
    • Sale of 49.9% of the membership interests in Phoenix Wind Repower
  • Orsted in its acquisition of the Muscle Shoals solar project, a 294-MW project in Colbert County, Alabama
  • Energy Capital Partners in its:
    • Acquisition of a majority interest in Sunnova Energy, a leading provider of residential solar panel services
    • Sale of portfolio company Energy Solutions’ projects, products, and technology division to WS Atkins PLC
  • Leonard Green & Partners in its:
    • Acquisition of WCG Market Intelligence & Insights, a provider of regulatory and ethical review services for human research
    • Sale of US Renal Care, a provider of renal dialysis services to patients suffering from chronic kidney failure and renal disease
    • Acquisition of Press Ganey, a provider of patient satisfaction surveys and related services, as part of a consortium of investors
    • Acquisition of Pro Mach, a designer, manufacturer, and seller of packaging and processing products
    • Sale of CCC Information Services, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider to the automotive, insurance, and collision repair industries
    • Acquisition of DSI Renal through its portfolio company US Renal Care
  • Arch Coal in its sale of Appalachia-based mining subsidiaries to Revelation Energy
  • Electric Lightwave (fka Integra Telecom), a provider of infrastructure and telecom services, in its sale to Zayo Group Holdings
  • GVC Holdings (USA) in its online and mobile gaming joint venture with MGM Sports & Interactive Gaming
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