M&A Deal Summary

Wilks Brothers Acquires CARBO Ceramics

On March 29, 2020, Wilks Brothers acquired energy services and equipment company CARBO Ceramics

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Wilks Brothers’ 1st transaction in the Energy Services and Equipment sector.
  • This is Wilks Brothers’ 1st transaction in the United States.
  • This is Wilks Brothers’ 1st transaction in Texas.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2020-03-29
Target CARBO Ceramics
Sector Energy Services and Equipment
Buyer(s) Wilks Brothers
Deal Type Special Situations/Distressed
Advisor(s) Perella Weinberg Partners (Financial)
Vinson & Elkins LLP (Legal)


CARBO Ceramics

Houston, Texas, United States
CARBO Ceramics is an oilfield services technology company that provides industry-leading production enhancement and environmental services solutions. By integrating technologies and intellectual capital to design, build and optimize fractures, CARBO delivers complete production enhancement solutions to help oilfield service companies and E&P clients increase the production of oil and natural gas wells and achieve higher ultimate recovery rates. The Company also provides high-performance spill prevention and containment solutions that are engineered to protect the client’s entire wellsite as well as the environment. CARBO Ceramics was established in 1987 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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Wilks Brothers

Cisco, Texas, United States


Category Company
Sector Financial Services

Wilks Brothers LLC is a provider of financial services. Wilks Brothers is based in Cisco, Texas.

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