Matthew J. Stirneman

Senior Counsel

Education

University of Texas, B.B.A., 2007

Texas A&M University, M.B.A., 2010

South Texas College of Law, J.D., 2011

Bar Admissions

Texas

Profile

Matt Stirneman’s practice focuses on corporate finance, securities, real estate and other general business matters. He represents financial institutions, borrowers, and others in financing transactions, including asset-based lending transactions, project financings, real estate loans, and syndicated credit facilities. He also has experience in capital market transactions and corporate energy work, including acquisitions, divestitures, and due diligence projects.

Representative Matters:

  • Represented an oil and gas company in a $50,000,000 revolving credit facility to finance the purchase of oil and gas assets in Kansas, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas.
  • Represented an oil and gas service provider in a $12,000,000 revolving credit facility to financing new equipment and other expansion plans.
  • Represented a concrete manufacturer in a $10,000,000 revolving credit facility and a $15,000,000 real estate term loan to finance the improvements of their existing facilities.
  • Represented a fitness club franchise in a $25,000,000 delayed draw term facility and a $40,000,000 term loan to finance special distributions and the development of new fitness club locations.
  • Represented a law firm in a credit facility to fund costs associated with complex litigation. 
  • Represented an owner and operator of convenience stores and fuel distribution outlets in a $55,000,000 credit facility for purchasing new units.
  • Represented a privately held exploration and production company in a $200 million senior secured revolving credit facility with a regional U.S. Bank.
  • Represented an independent oil and gas exploration and production company in a $500 million secured first lien credit facility and a $150 million secured second lien term loan facility with a major U.S. Bank.
  • Represented an offshore drilling company in revolving credit facility secured by various drilling barges and leasing financing agreement for the purchase of additional vessels. 
  • Represented of a private equity fund in a $32,000,000 revolving credit facility and a $5,000,000 term facility to support the recapitalization and merger of two providers of chimney and hearth repair and replacement products.
  • Represented a private equity fund in a senior secured revolving credit facility, term loan, and delayed draw term loan to finance the acquisition of a construction services company.
  • Represented a private equity fund in $22,500,000 of senior secured credit facilities for the expansion of a bakery franchise.
  • Represented a commercial bank as administrate agent in a $52,500,000 revolving credit facility and a $10,000,000 term facility to finance the expansion of a large retail chain with locations throughout the United States. 
  • Represented a regional bank in a $9,900,000 Term Loan to finance the acquisition of multiple convenience stores.
  • Represented a national bank in a $6,000,000 Term Loan to finance the acquisition of a golf course.
  • Represented a commercial bank in a $37,000,000 revolving credit facility for a leading manufacturer of steal buildings, secured by various properties in Oklahoma, Georgia, Minnesota, Texas, and Louisiana.
  • Represented a regional bank as the administrative agent in a $15,000,000 revolving credit facility, $5,000,000 real estate term loan, and an $8,000,000 equipment term loan.
  • Represented a commercial bank in a $40,000,000 revolving credit facility to finance the expansion of a services company specializing in law enforcement canines for private and government clients.
  • Represented a regional bank in a $13,500,000 revolving credit facility to finance the expansion of a paper merchant and distributor of paper products.
  • Represented a commercial bank in a $27,600,000 term loan secured by a U.S. flagged offshore supply vessel and certain other assets.
  • Represented the corporate trust department of various banks in their capacity as indenture trustee and collateral agent in various capital market transactions.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas, Oil, Gas and Energy Resource Law Section
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association