CONTACT

P: 713-904-1942
C: 713-577-9188
rwalker@walkereisenbraun.com

EXPERTISE

Mergers & Acquisitions
Corporate & Securities
Private Equity & Venture Capital
Lending & Commercial Finance
Joint Venture Transactions
Complex Commercial Transactions
Boards of Directors & Special Committees
Energy Transactions
Power Transactions
Regulatory Compliancee

Raymond Walker serves as the managing partner of Walker Eisenbraun. Mr. Walker focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate and securities matters, public and private placements of debt and equity, general corporate and partnership law, and complex commercial transactions. In his 16 years of corporate and securities law experience, Mr. Walker has practiced with national law firms, served as general counsel and senior vice president of several companies with annual revenues of up to $85 million and co-founded and managed Walker Eisenbraun.

Mr. Walker’s clients primarily include businesses involved in energy exploration, production, service and transmission, healthcare, product distribution, renewable energy, technology and manufacturing. Mr. Walker also represents private equity, venture capital and investment firms who specialize in private investments and portfolio company management for companies in all phases of the energy, healthcare, distribution, technology and manufacturing industries.

  • EXPERIENCE

    • formation, structuring and financing of new ventures

    • venture capital financings for privately held companies

    • mergers, acquisitions and dispositions of public and private entities

    • broker dealer registration and compliance issues

    • structured financings and recapitalizations

    • public and private placements of debt and equity securities

    • preparation of SEC filings of all types

    • executive employment agreements and compensation

    • corporate governance and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements

    • board and board committee issues

    • regulatory affairs and compliance

  • REPRESENTATIVE TRANSACTIONS

    • Represented specialty surgical hospital in approximately $26,000,000 sale of substantially all of its assets to major hospital system

    • Represented private equity group in fund formation and $25,000,000 stock purchase of oilfield services company

    • Borrower’s counsel in reorganization of $55,000,000 syndicated credit facility of publicly traded hospital

    • Seller’s counsel in approximately $85,000,000 sale of renewable energy company

    • Counsel to NYSE-listed materials company in binding bid for $50,000,000 acquisition of assets from NYSE-listed multinational manufacturing company

    • Acquirer’s counsel in $30,000,000 financed acquisition by merger of energy services technology company

    • Seller’s counsel in $13,000,000 acquisition by private equity group of software company by reverse triangular merger under Delaware law with a Boston-based national law firm representing purchaser and a New York-based national law firm representing major stockholders

    • Represented chemical manufacturing company board of directors in approximately $7,000,000 capital reorganization by repurchase of major stockholder stock, commercial bank financing and new investment capitalization during stockholder dispute

    • Purchaser’s counsel in numerous acquisitions of pipeline assets for publicly traded NYSE energy company, ranging in purchase price from approximately $10,000,000 to $30,000,000

    • Issuer’s counsel in approximately $60 million private placement of debt and equity for two renewable energy technology companies«

  • EDUCATION

    • J.D., cum laude, Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, 2000

    • Editor-in-Chief of ABA Journal: The International Lawyer

    • B.S., Biomedical Science, Texas A&M University, 1997

  • PUBLICATIONS

    The Effect of NAFTA on Environmental Regulations in the United States, Canada and Mexico, 1 NAFTA: LAW AND BUSINESS REVIEW OF THE AMERICAS, Volume VI, No. 1, (Winter 2000)

    The U.S. Financial Services Modernization Act of 1999: New Financial Order, or Financial Chaos, 16 B.F.L.R. 47 (2000).

  • MORE

    Honors and Awards

    In 2006, Texas monthly magazine recognized Raymond as a rising star in the legal industry. The annual list recognizes Texas attorneys under the age of 40 for their outstanding performances and professional reputation in the Texas legal industry.

    Professional Memberships and Associations

    Texas Bar Association

    Houston Bar Association

    Community Activities

    Member of Board of Directors of Santo Clinic, providing medical services to Haiti

    Member of Development Council of The Arms of Hope, helping disadvantaged children and single mother families in need

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