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Mergermarket: Texas M&A Dealmaking Evolves Over a Decade

<em>Mergermarket:</em> Texas M&A Dealmaking Evolves Over a Decade

Exclusive new data examining mergers and acquisitions during the past eight years involving Texas-based companies shows that a dramatic shift has taken place in the corporate legal marketplace. Mergermarket shows…

Corp. Deal Tracker Weekly Round-Up: 14 Firms and 111 Texas Lawyers Advise on 15 Transactions Worth $5.5B

Corp. Deal Tracker Weekly Round-Up: 14 Firms and 111 Texas Lawyers Advise on 15 Transactions Worth $5.5B

Transactions were all over the map last week involving a major acquisition by a chemical giant, a major oil and gas purchase by a company in pre-packaged bankruptcy, capital funding…

Corp. Deal Tracker Weekly Round-Up: 17 Firms and 157 Texas Lawyers Work on 23 Transactions Worth $7.1B

Corp. Deal Tracker Weekly Round-Up: 17 Firms and 157 Texas Lawyers Work on 23 Transactions Worth $7.1B

Texas deal attorneys were active this past week, with 17 firms and 157 lawyers working on 23 deals worth $7.1 billion. The deals ranged from mergers to asset divestitures to…

One Day, Two Billion-Dollar Deals, Three Texas Law Firms

One Day, Two Billion-Dollar Deals, Three Texas Law Firms

Amid the volatility of the financial markets on Tuesday, two billion-dollar deals were announced that involved three different Texas law firms - Baker Botts, Bracewell and V&E. One deal is…

Corp. Deal Tracker Weekly Round-Up: 13 Firms and 100 Texas Lawyers Work on 16 Transactions Worth $8.6B

Corp. Deal Tracker Weekly Round-Up: 13 Firms and 100 Texas Lawyers Work on 16 Transactions Worth $8.6B

Deal count was up by five transactions versus the previous week. But the deal value was down by 31.7 percent over last week’s $12.6 billion--even counting a large October notes…

Corp. Deal Tracker Weekly Round-Up: 11 Firms and 68 Texas Lawyers Work on 11 Transactions Worth $12.6B

Corp. Deal Tracker Weekly Round-Up: 11 Firms and 68 Texas Lawyers Work on 11 Transactions Worth $12.6B

Last week Texas dealmaking continued apace: an energy-related IPO moved forward, two joint ventures were inked, a bankruptcy was filed and oil and gas asset sales continued. In addition,…

Dr Pepper GC Jim Baldwin Leads $18.7B Deal with Keurig

Dr Pepper GC Jim Baldwin Leads $18.7B Deal with Keurig

Dr Pepper Snapple General Counsel Jim Baldwin and the soft drink maker’s in-house legal team - including assistant GCs Art Swanson and Wayne Lewis - led the Plano company’s…

Corp. Deal Tracker Weekly Round-Up: 15 Firms and 129 Texas Lawyers Toil on 19 Transactions Worth $9.4B

Corp. Deal Tracker Weekly Round-Up: 15 Firms and 129 Texas Lawyers Toil on 19 Transactions Worth $9.4B

A surge in deal-making over the last few weeks has observers believing that 2018 may be a strong one. Tax reform and a rise in oil prices fueled a week…

Corp. Deal Tracker Weekly Round-Up: Eight Firms and 49 Texas Lawyers Back to Work on 10 Transactions Worth $6.28B

Corp. Deal Tracker Weekly Round-Up: Eight Firms and 49 Texas Lawyers Back to Work on 10 Transactions Worth $6.28B

It was clearly back to work for Texas attorneys in the second full week of January with eight firms working on ten transactions worth a total of nearly $6.3 billion.…

USA Compression Partners To Acquire ETP’s CDM Resource Management in $1.8 Billion Deal

USA Compression Partners To Acquire ETP’s CDM Resource Management in $1.8 Billion Deal

USA Compression Partners announced a $1.8 billion deal to acquire CDM Resource Management from Energy Transfer Partners. It’s a complicated deal and, therefore, involved lots of Texas lawyers. Claire Poole…

Liberty Oilfield launches $200M IPO to delight of industry – and some Texas lawyers

Liberty Oilfield launches $200M IPO to delight of industry – and some Texas lawyers

A noticeable lull in IPOs was broken last week by the revival of an issue postponed last year. Denver-based Liberty Oilfield Services not only revived the issue, it increased the…

Texas M&A Plummets in Q4

Texas M&A Plummets in Q4

Texas businesses were on track last year to challenge 2014 as the best year ever for M&A, but then dealmaking slowed considerably in the fourth quarter. Mergermarket reports deal count…

Corp. Deal Tracker Weekly Round-Up: 12 firms and 92 Texas lawyers open 2018 with 12 transactions worth $16.5B

Corp. Deal Tracker Weekly Round-Up: 12 firms and 92 Texas lawyers open 2018 with 12 transactions worth $16.5B

Fueled by Dominion Energy's Jan. 3 agreement to purchase Scana for $14.6 billion, the first week of transactions for the new year was a strong one. Claire Poole has the…

Corp. Deal Tracker Weekly Round-Up: 9 firms and 47 Texas lawyers close 2017 with 10 transactions worth $2.5B

Corp. Deal Tracker Weekly Round-Up: 9 firms and 47 Texas lawyers close 2017 with 10 transactions worth $2.5B

The final week of 2017 stayed true to history: the numbers were low and the activity was slow. Weatherford International led the deals with an important surprise involving a previously…

Analysis: Delaware Supreme Court Reaffirms that Deal Price is Indicator of Fair Value in Appraisal Actions

In one of the most important court decisions of 2017, Delaware's highest court used litigation involving Dell to underscore the legal principle that deal price should be accorded significant —…

Corp. Deal Tracker Weekly Round-Up: 15 firms and 113 Texas lawyers put holiday bows on 15 transactions worth $9B

Corp. Deal Tracker Weekly Round-Up: 15 firms and 113 Texas lawyers put holiday bows on 15 transactions worth $9B

Texas lawyers, 113 of them from 15 firms, ran out of ribbon trying to wrap up deal-making before the end of the holidays and the end of 2017. There were…

Corp. Deal Tracker Weekly Round-Up: Texas lawyers part of pre-holiday rush with 16 firms and 164 attorneys working on 15 Transactions worth $13.8B

After a sluggish couple of weeks, Texas transactional lawyers picked up the pace in year-end deals. Led by a $10.1 billion exchange involving Marathon Petroleum and MPLX, the weekly action…

V&E, DLA Piper, T&K advise on Oasis Petroleum’s $946 million acquisition from Forge Energy

V&E, DLA Piper, T&K advise on Oasis Petroleum’s $946 million acquisition from Forge Energy

Some familiar names were involved in the announcement late Monday of the acquisition of some West Texas assets from Forge Energy by Oasis Petroleum. The Texas Lawbook has those names…

Corp. Deal Tracker Weekly Round-Up: Texas lawyers provide their own holiday activity with 10 Firms and 126 Lawyers working 14 Transactions worth $9.7B

Corp. Deal Tracker Weekly Round-Up: Texas lawyers provide their own holiday activity with 10 Firms and 126 Lawyers working 14 Transactions worth $9.7B

A $7 billion fund formation led a post-holiday surge in transactions that also included a $285 million pickup of Linn Energy assets, a massive flatbed truck company deal and the…

Law Firms and Banks Battle for Cross-Border M&A Deals in Texas

Law Firms and Banks Battle for Cross-Border M&A Deals in Texas

Competition between corporate law firms and investment banks to advise buyers and sellers involved in multinational dealmaking in Texas is dominated by non-Texas-based operations with a few exceptions. The top…