On Dec. 31, 2018, Kramer Levin client Viking Energy Group announced that its subsidiary, Ichor Energy LLC, completed the initial closing of its $90 million acquisition of oil and gas assets in Texas and Louisiana and the related financing. Kramer Levin represented Viking in connection with financing for the acquisition, including a term loan and warrants. The Kramer Levin team was led by Corporate partner Richard E. Farley and included partner John Bessonette, associates Steven Segal and Charlotte Melbinger Bhandari and law clerk Dana Lyons, with tax advice from partner Barry Herzog and associate Rita Celebrezze D’Souza.