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Mergermarket: Elite National Firms Get Fattest Slice of TX Megadeals

<em>Mergermarket:</em> Elite National Firms Get Fattest Slice of TX Megadeals

The battle to represent Texas corporations in their largest mergers, acquisitions and divestitures is being won by a half-dozen law firms with offices in Texas and more than a dozen…

V&E Advises in $3.6B Earth Imagery Acquisition

V&E Advises in $3.6B Earth Imagery Acquisition

A group of Texas Vinson & Elkins lawyers advised Canada-based MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates on a $3.6 billion acquisition of DigitalGlobe, a Colorado-based global provider of high-resolution Earth imagery products…

Texas Law Lets Attorney-Client Privilege Transfer to the Buyer of a Business

Texas Law Lets Attorney-Client Privilege Transfer to the Buyer of a Business

This article discussed Texas law regarding the pre- and post-M&A ownership/treatment of attorney-client privilege and provides practical advice for how to preserve the privilege throughout the transaction due diligence and…

Latham, V&E Advise on Gastar’s $425M Capital Financing

Latham, V&E Advise on Gastar’s $425M Capital Financing

Houston E&P company Gastar Exploration said Friday that it has secured $425 million in new financing from funds managed by affiliates of Ares Management, a Los Angeles-based investment firm. …

Gibson Dunn and Baker Botts Handle FBM’s $179M IPO

Gibson Dunn and Baker Botts Handle FBM’s $179M IPO

© 2017 The Texas Lawbook. By Natalie Posgate (Feb. 14) – A group of Dallas lawyers from Baker Botts and Gibson Dunn are working on an initial public offering expected…

Latham, V&E Work on Offerings Tied to Parsley’s Midland Basin Acquisition

Latham, V&E Work on Offerings Tied to Parsley’s Midland Basin Acquisition

Latham & Watkins and Vinson & Elkins are involved in the $1.6 billion worth of stock that Parsley Energy is issuing in order to fund its $2.8 billion acquisition of…

Updated: Baker Botts and Latham Close First MLP IPO of 2017

Updated: Baker Botts and Latham Close First MLP IPO of 2017

Lawyers from Baker Botts and Latham & Watkins are expected today to close a $103.5 million initial public offering for Kimbell Royalty Partners, the first master limited partnership to announce…

Bracewell and V&E Advise in $2.8B Midland Basin Asset Deal

Bracewell and V&E Advise in $2.8B Midland Basin Asset Deal

(Feb. 8) – Austin-based Parsley Energy and Fort Worth-based Double Eagle Energy Permian have entered a deal that will expand Parsley's net acreage in the Permian Basin to 227,000 acres.…

Trump’s Freeze on New Regs Ices MLP Income Guidance

Trump’s Freeze on New Regs Ices MLP Income Guidance

On Inauguration Day, the Trump administration froze the issuance of new regulations, including those defining master limited partnership qualifying income. While the final MLP qualifying income regulations by the Obama…

Skadden and Andrews Kurth Kenyon Advise on $9.3B ONEOK Deal

Skadden and Andrews Kurth Kenyon Advise on $9.3B ONEOK Deal

Tulsa-based natural gas pipeline company ONEOK said Wednesday that it will purchase all outstanding common units of its master limited partnership, ONEOK Partners, for $9.3 billion in common stock. The…

Corporate Deal Tracker: 2016 = More M&A Action for TX Lawyers

Corporate Deal Tracker: 2016 = More M&A Action for TX Lawyers

Texas-based M&A lawyers worked on 24 percent more deals last year than they did in 2015, new data from The Texas Lawbook’s Corporate Deal Tracker shows. This article highlights everything…

Kirkland and V&E Handle $6.4B Utilities Deal

Kirkland and V&E Handle $6.4B Utilities Deal

Vinson & Elkins and Kirkland & Ellis lawyers from Houston and Dallas were involved in the big $6.4 billion utilities merger between Canada-based AltaGas and Washington, D.C. based WGL Holdings.…

Norton Rose Fulbright, V&E Advise in $1.2B Delaware Basin Pipeline Deal

Norton Rose Fulbright, V&E Advise in $1.2B Delaware Basin Pipeline Deal

Lawyers from Norton Rose Fulbright and Vinson & Elkins said they advised on a $1.2 billion deal involving the Alpha Crude Connector System, which is the first large-scale crude oil…

Updated: Locke Lord, V&E and DLA Piper Advise in $565M Permian Basin Deal

Updated: Locke Lord, V&E and DLA Piper Advise in $565M Permian Basin Deal

Houston-based Targa Resources Corp. said Monday that its subsidiary, Targa Resources Partners, will acquire assets in the Delaware and Midland regions of the Permian Basin for $565 million in cash.…

Updated: Skadden, Latham and Bracewell Advise on $2.7B Noble-Clayton Williams Deal

Updated: Skadden, Latham and Bracewell Advise on $2.7B Noble-Clayton Williams Deal

Houston-based Noble Energy said Monday that it will acquire all the outstanding stock of Clayton Williams Energy, a Midland-based independent E&P company, in a deal that is anticipated to create…

Updated- Not Quite Cheaper Than the Dozen: Six Dozen Houston Lawyers Work on $2.3B Eagle Ford Deal

Updated- Not Quite Cheaper Than the Dozen: Six Dozen Houston Lawyers Work on $2.3B Eagle Ford Deal

The Woodlands-based Anadarko Petroleum Corp. is pulling out of the Eagle Ford Shale by selling its $2.3 billion assets there to Blackstone Group and Sanchez Energy Corp., the companies said…

Texas Lawbook Exclusive: Mega-deals Broke Texas M&A Size Records in 2016

<em>Texas Lawbook</em> Exclusive: Mega-deals Broke Texas M&A Size Records in 2016

Texas businesses smashed all records when it came to mega-mergers, acquisitions and divestitures during the fourth quarter of 2016. The average value of M&A deals in Texas topped $1 billion…

SM Energy GC and Baker Botts Lead $800M Eagle Ford Deal

SM Energy GC and Baker Botts Lead $800M Eagle Ford Deal

Austin-based Venado Oil & Gas chose Baker Botts partner Mike Bengtson of Austin to advise the E&P company in its purchase of property and midstream assets in the Maverick Basin…

Norton Rose Fulbright, V&E and Gibson Dunn Advise in $675M Refining Deal

Downstream energy company Delek US Holdings said Tuesday that it will beef up its presence in the Permian Basin by combining with Dallas-based Alon USA Energy, an independent refiner and…

V&E and Baker Botts Lead Select Energy’s Securities Offering

V&E and Baker Botts Lead Select Energy’s Securities Offering

Gainesville-based Select Energy Services turned to Texas’ two most prominent energy law firms to advise the company in its private placement of 16,100,000 shares of its Class A-1 common stock…