DCRBU = 1C + 1/2 W
1W + $11.50
24 months to close.
Trust $206.0 million or $236.6 million if the underwriters’ overallotment option is exercised in full ($10.00 per unit)
Citigroup - Credit Suisse
Silver Run 1 CDEV
Silver Run 2 AMR
Good idea to change the name!
We will seek to capitalize on the expertise and industry relationships of Riverstone, our chief executive officer and our board of directors to source and complete an initial business combination. Since 2000, Riverstone has raised over $40 billion across the capital structure in all major components of the renewable and conventional energy, power and infrastructure markets, with exposure to over 195 portfolio companies in 11 countries. The firm maintains offices in New York, London, Houston, Mexico City and Amsterdam. Together, our board of directors and management team has a demonstrable track record of identifying high-quality assets, businesses and management teams with significant resources, capital and optimization potential.
Erik Anderson and Jim McDermott will serve as our chief executive officer and lead independent director, respectively, following the consummation of this offering. Messrs. Anderson and McDermott bring significant backgrounds and experience as entrepreneurs and in the decarbonization investment space. Mr. Anderson is the founder and currently serves as chief executive officer of WestRiver Group, a Seattle-based venture, debt and equity company with $2 billion of assets under management focused on advancing investments in the innovation economy, with a focus on energy, life sciences and technology (“WRG”). Mr. Anderson also serves as the executive chairman of Topgolf Entertainment Group which, under his leadership, has become one of the fastest-growing sports and entertainment brands in the world. Mr. McDermott has over two decades of investment and entrepreneurship experience almost exclusively dedicated to the decarbonization and clean tech space. He is the founder of Stamps.com, and has co-founded and invested in over 35 other companies over 25 years including NanoH20, Molear, Carbon Engineering and US Renewables Group. He presently serves as the chief executive officer of Rusheen Capital Management, a Santa Monica-based private equity firm dedicated to investments in growth-stage companies in carbon capture and utilization, low-carbon energy and water sustainability sectors. He also serves as the chief executive officer of 1PointFive, which develops, builds, owns and operates Direct Air Capture and Sequestration (DAC+S) plants in the United States, which holds the U.S. exclusive license from Carbon Engineering for the buildout of DAC+S plants across the country, utilizing Carbon Engineering’s proprietary and patented technology. Mr. McDermott founded and is currently a board member of Fulcrum BioEnergy, whose purpose is to advance the decarbonization of transportation through the conversion of municipal solid waste to low-carbon transportation fuels.
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In November 2015, Riverstone formed Silver Run Acquisition Corporation (“Silver Run I”), a blank check company formed for substantially the same purposes as our company. Silver Run I aimed to capitalize on the 45 years of experience in the oil and gas industry of its Chief Executive Officer, Mark Papa. Prior to Silver Run I and his time with Riverstone, Mr. Papa was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EOG Resources, an exploration and production company. Through its initial public offering in February 2016, Silver Run I raised $500 million from the sale of 50 million units to public investors, with each unit consisting of one share of Class A common stock and one-third of one warrant. On July 6, 2016, an affiliate of Riverstone entered into a definitive agreement to purchase an approximate 89% interest in Centennial Resource Production, LLC (“Centennial”), an independent oil and natural gas company with assets located in the core of the Southern Delaware Basin, from funds controlled by, and affiliates of, NGP Energy Capital Management, L.L.C. In accordance with the definitive agreement, the Riverstone affiliate agreed to assign, and Silver Run I agreed to assume, its right to purchase the interest in Centennial. On October 11, 2016, Silver Run I consummated the acquisition of approximately 89% of the outstanding membership interests in Centennial. In connection with the acquisition, Silver Run I raised an additional approximately $1.0 billion through a private placement of shares of its Class A Common Stock at $10.00 per share. Upon the closing of the transaction, Silver Run I was renamed Centennial Resource Development, Inc., and its common stock and warrants began trading on NASDAQ under the symbols “CDEV” and “CDEVW”, respectively.
In November 2016, Riverstone formed Silver Run Acquisition Corporation II (“Silver Run II”), a blank check company formed for substantially the same purposes as our company and Silver Run I. Through its initial public offering in March 2017, Silver Run II raised $1.035 billion from the sale of 103.5 million units to public investors, with each unit consisting of one share of Class A common stock and one third of one warrant. On February 9, 2018, Silver Run II consummated the acquisition of (i) all of the limited partnership interests in Alta Mesa Holdings, LP (“Alta Mesa”), (ii) 100% of the economic interests and 90% of the voting interests in Alta Mesa Holdings GP, LLC, the sole general partner of Alta Mesa, and (iii) all of the membership interests in Kingfisher Midstream, LLC (“Kingfisher”). Following the business combination, Silver Run II was renamed “Alta Mesa Resources, Inc.” and its Class A common stock and warrants began trading on NASDAQ under the symbols “AMR” and “AMRWW,” respectively.
In March 2017, Riverstone formed Vista Oil & Gas, S.A.B. DE C.V. (“Vista”), a blank check company formed for substantially the same purposes as our company, Silver Run I and Silver Run II. Through its initial public offering in August 2017, Vista raised $650 million from the sale of 65 million units to public investors, with each unit consisting of one Series A share and one warrant. On April 4, 2018, Vista consummated the acquisition of an oil and gas platform from Pampa Energía S.A. and Pluspetrol Resources Corporation with interests in certain exploitation concessions, assessment blocks and exploration permits in Argentina. Vista’s Class A shares trade on the Mexican Stock Exchange under the symbol “VISTA,” and Vista’s American Depositary Shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “VIST.”
Riverstone is one of the most experienced private equity investors globally within renewable energy, with over 15 years of dedicated investment experience to renewables. Since inception, Riverstone has committed over $5.2 billion of capital to 14 renewable power platform investments across subsectors including power generation, transmission & distribution, services and supply chain. Riverstone has owned or developed nearly 14 gigawatts of generation capacity and has developed over 110 projects in 15 countries. Further, Riverstone has raised significant funds for decarbonization and renewables platforms following the emergence of the coronavirus and its impact on the global economy and financial markets. In 2020, Riverstone raised $1 billion of equity for the recapitalization of Enviva Holdings, the world’s largest producer of sustainable wood pellets, and completed a $6.1 billion take-private of Pattern Energy Group, one of the world’s largest companies dedicated to carbon-free electricity through the development of utility scale wind and solar power facilities.