Michael J.Vance Jr.

Associate

Houston + 1.832.239.3878

Michael Vance represents clients in complex business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, project development, strategic transactions, and commercial agreements, primarily in the energy industry.

Prior to law school, Michael worked as a technical writer for two industry-leading software companies and as an English teacher in South Korea.

Experience

  • Marathon Petroleum Corp announces joint venture for Martinez Renewable Fuels Project with NesteJones Day is advising Marathon Petroleum Corp. in the formation of a joint venture with Neste to convert Marathon’s idled refinery in Martinez, California into a 730 million gallons per year renewable fuels facility.
  • Arsenal acquires ATP Group from Bregal UnternehmerkapitalJones Day advised Arsenal Capital Partners in the acquisition of ATP Group, a leading Swiss based manufacturer of water-based adhesive tapes, from Bregal Unternehmerkapital.
  • Arsenal Capital Partners' portfolio company Fenzi Holdings acquires Advanced Glass Technologies business of Johnson Matthey PLCJones Day represented Arsenal Capital Partners' portfolio company, Fenzi Holdings SPV S.p.A., in the acquisition and financing of the Advanced Glass Technologies business of Johnson Matthey PLC, which manufactures advanced glass enamels, precious metal pastes and conductive inks for use in automotive glass and other industry applications.
  • Arsenal Capital Partners' portfolio company acquires Mascoat Ltd. and Verdia, Inc.Jones Day advised Arsenal Capital Partners in the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Seal For Life Industries of Mascoat Ltd. and Verdia, Inc., both privately owned specialty industrial coatings companies.
  • MassMutual partners with Low Carbon to accelerate transition to renewable energyJones Day advised Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) on its debt and equity investment in Low Carbon Energy Holdings Limited (“Low Carbon”), a subsidiary of Low Carbon Limited, an established pan-European renewable energy developer and fund manager.
  • BofA Securities, as representative of the several underwriters, completes $390 million Senior Notes offering and tender offer by KB HomeJones Day represented BofA Securities, Inc., as representative of the several underwriters, and as dealer manager, in connection with the public offering and tender offer by KB Home, one of the nation’s largest homebuilders, of $390 million aggregate principal amount of 4.00% Senior Notes due 2031.