Daniel Tristan

Daniel Tristan

Partner

Daniel advises borrowers and financial institutions in connection with domestic and international financing transactions, including working capital credit facilities, asset-based financings, acquisition financings, commercial paper programs and project finance. Daniel also represents issuers in high-yield debt offerings and private placements.

Experience

Representative matters

Credit Facilities
Public company engaged in development of oil and natural gas properties in connection with $500 million revolving credit facility.
Private oil and gas exploration and production company in connection with $300 million term loan facility.
Administrative Agent in connection with $600 million revolving credit facility for public producer of specialty hydrocarbon products.
Private terminalling company in connection with $250 million secured revolving credit facility.
Refinery and chemical joint venture in connection with $490 million revolving credit facility.
Independent company engaged in the acquisition and development of oil and natural gas properties in connection with $125 million revolving credit facility.
Publicly traded electric transmission and distribution, natural gas distribution and natural gas sales and services company and its subsidiaries in connection with four revolving credit facilities totaling $4.0 billion in commitments.
Private asphalt products company in connection with $75 million revolving and delayed draw term loan facility.
Company engaged in the design and manufacture of instrumentation and equipment for use in the acquisition of seismic data for $50 million secured revolving credit facility.
Multinational land drilling contractor for $1.45 billion revolving credit facility.
Publicly traded master limited partnership engaged in the transportation, storage, terminalling and marketing of crude oil and refined products for $1.6 billion multi-currency revolving credit facility.
Marine services company involved in the offshore exploration and production of oil and natural gas, secured by certain of the company’s vessels for $150 million multi-currency credit facility.
Owner and operator of natural gas storage facilities for $550 million credit agreement, providing for $350 million in revolving commitments and $100 million each from proceeds previously received from the purchase of two separate Gulf Opportunity Zone tax-exempt term bonds.
Storage and terminalling company for $1.4 billion senior secured hedged inventory facility.
Large independent oil and gas company for $2.0 billion multi-currency revolving credit facility.
Master limited partnership engaged in the production of specialty hydrocarbon products for $550 million secured revolving credit facility.

Notes Offerings
Publicly traded MLP engaged in the nitrogen fertilizer business in connection with a $550 million notes offering, secured by a first-priority lien on substantially all of the company’s and its subsidiaries’ assets (other than certain ABL priority collateral, in which the notes have a second-priority lien).
Energy and infrastructure company with transportation, storage, terminal, water, gathering and processing assets in connection with multiple notes offerings in an aggregate principal amount of $2.78 billion.
Initial purchasers for private E&P company in connection with $235 million senior secured second lien notes offering.
Publicly traded MLP engaged in the petroleum refining and marketing business in $1.0 billion notes offering.
Underwriters to public company providing terminalling, storage, transportation and related services for petroleum and other liquid products in $300 million senior notes offering.
Underwriters to public MLP that owns and operates midstream businesses in U.S. shale resource plays in $600 million senior notes offering.
Independent energy company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and production of oil, natural gas and NGLs in $300 million PIK notes offering.
Company engaged principally in the business of operating a system of petroleum product and crude pipelines, storage tanks, distribution terminals and loading rack facilities in $300 million notes offering.
Large independent oil and gas company in $3.15 billion aggregate senior notes issued pursuant to three separate notes offerings.
Marine transportation and diesel engine services company in $500 million notes offering issued in two tranches.
Offshore drilling company in $775 million high yield notes offering to support acquisition of a deep-water drillship and $1.1 billion notes offering in connection with company’s debt tender offer.

Other
$1.5 billion commercial paper program for publicly traded MLP engaged in the transportation, storage, terminalling and marketing of crude oil, and processing, transportation, fractionation, storage and marketing of NGLs.
$1.5 billion guaranteed commercial paper program for energy company involved in crude oil transportation, gathering, marketing, terminalling and storage as well as marketing and storage of liquefied petroleum gas.
$1.45 billion guaranteed commercial paper program for land drilling and land well-servicing and work over contractor.
Represent bank in a secured credit facility for a wind power project in Oklahoma owned by a subsidiary of a leading publicly traded power generation and infrastructure company.
Represent lender group in $925 million project financing of a joint venture chemical plant including both construction loan and 15-year term loan facilities.
Represented subsidiary of an airline company in synthetic financing for crude oil in connection with its acquisition of a crude oil refinery.
Private grocery and retail company in connection with $750 million revolving credit facility.
Public payroll, benefits and HR administrative company in connection with $500 million revolving credit facility.
Private company in connection with acquisition financing of the Fairmont Hotel (San Jose).
Private equity firm in connection with $10 million subscription credit facility.
Company engaged in the development, production and financing of motion pictures in $425 million senior secured notes issued and purchased by client in a private placement.
Represented inpatient psychiatric hospital in connection with a line of credit facility.
$100 million commercial paper program for Mexico/U.S. retail chain operator.
Rent-to-own durable products operator in $300 million notes offering* and $750 million secured term loan and revolving credit facility.
Specialty retailer of men’s suits and provider of tuxedo rental products for $200 million secured revolving credit facility.
Includes prior firm experience

Qualifications

Admissions

Texas State, 2008
New York State (First Dept), 2007

Academic

B.A., Psychology, Harvard University, 1999
J.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2005
Disclaimer
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.