Deal of the Week

Deal of the Week: $2.1 Billion Energy Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Big firms work on Houston-based Noble Energy's planned acquisition of Rosetta Resources, also of Houston.

Houston Lawyer Leads Quanta Services' Team on $1B Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Shelton Vaughan, a partner in Duane Morris in Houston, leads a team representing Quanta Services' pending sale of its fiber optic licensing operations to Crown Castle International Corp.

Akin Gump, Baker & McKenzie on Shale Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Baker & McKenzie represents Houston's Paloma Resources and its operation Paloma Partners III in sale of Paloma Partners III to Oklahoma company.

Deal of the Week: V&E, Latham Work on Houston Energy Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Quantum Energy Partners will initially invest up to $1 billion in oil and gas entity that will be managed by Linn Energy of Houston.

Andrews Kurth Represents Energy Start-up in Equity Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Andrews Kurth represents Independence Resources Management, which secured a $500 million equity investment by a private equity company represented by Vinson & Elkins.

Gibson Dunn and Ropes & Gray Handle Health Care Joint Venture

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher represents Tenet Healthcare Corp. of Dallas in a joint venture with United Surgical Partners International.

Deal of the Week: Baylor College of Medicine Uses Baker McKenzie for Joint Venture

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom represents Japanese company that closed joint venture with Houston-based Baylor College of Medicine.

Deal of the Week: Sidley Austin Advises Midland Company in Acquisition

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Baker Botts represents EnLink Midstream Partners in acquisition of Coronado Midstream Holdings.

Deal of the Week: Baker Botts, Latham Work on $18 Billion Energy Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Dallas-based energy companies announce definitive merger agreement.

Deal of the Week: Four Firms Work on Energy Partnership Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Vinson & Elkins, Latham & Watkins, Andrews Kurth and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld each have a piece of a deal involving Marlin Midstream Partners, NuDevco Midstream Development and Azure Midstream Energy.

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Deal of the Week: Firm Cements $1.4 Billion Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Jeffrey Chapman, a Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher partner in Dallas, and New York partner Joerg Esdorn lead deal team for Lone Star Funds.

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Firm Cements $1.4 Billion Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Jeffrey Chapman, a Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher partner in Dallas, and New York partner Joerg Esdorn lead deal team for Lone Star Funds.

Deal of the Week: V&E, Clifford Chance Handle $2.5 Billion Energy Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Vinson & Elkins represents Australia-based Woodside Petroleum in pending purchase of LNG projects from Apache Corp. of Houston for $2.5 billion.

Deal of the Week: Porter Hedges, Baker Botts Work $500 Million Energy Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Baker Botts represents Houston-based The Energy & Minerals Group in equity commitment for Oklahoma City company.

Deal of the Week: $750M Cash Energy Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Winston & Strawn represents Weatherford International in sale of businesses to Lubrizol Corp., which turned to Vinson & Elkins.

Deal of the Week: Baker Botts Works on Kimberly-Clark Spinoff

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Kimberly-Clark Corp. of Dallas spins off its health care business.

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Deal of the Week: V&E Works on $437 Million Refinery Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Vinson & Elkins represents Alon USA Energy of Dallas in its pending acquisition of the Krotz Springs refinery.

Deal of the Week: Texas Firms Handling $1.5 Billion Cash Energy Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Western Gas partners using Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld in its pending purchase of Nuevo Midstream for $1.5 billion.

Deal of the Week: Baker Botts, Porter Hedges Handle Eagle Ford Shale Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Carrizo Oil & Gas bought leasehold and producing interests in the Eagle Ford shale from Eagle Ford Minerals for $250 million.

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Deal of the Week: Southwestern Energy to Buy Shale Assets

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Porter Hedges represents Houston-based Southwestern Energy Co. in its pending purchase of shale assets in West Virginia and Pennsylvania for $5.375 billion.

Deal of the Week: $7.8 Billion Energy Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Targa Resources Corp. and Targa Resources Partners to acquire Atlas Energy and Atlas Pipeline Partners.

Deal of the Week: $235 Million Energy Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Dallas-based EnLink Midstream Partners and EnLink Midstream LLC buying pipeline assets including Bridgeline system in southern Louisiana.

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Deal of the Week: $4.41 Billion Energy Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Andrews Kurth and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld represented Enterprise Products Partners in the Houston master limited partnership's acquisition of general partner and limited partnership interests in Oiltanking Partners.

Deal of the Week: Trio of Firms Involved in $7.6 Billion Deal

By Brenda Sapino jeffreys |

Baker Botts of Houston and two other firms represent Houston-based Dresser-Rand Group in its pending acquisition by Siemens for about $7.6 billion.

Deal of the Week: Plano's Alliance Data Systems Plans to Buy California Marketing Company for Around $2.3 Billion

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld represents Alliance Data Systems Corp. of Plano in pending acquisition of Conversant Inc., which turned to Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher.

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Deal of the Week: Baker Botts, Jones Day Handle Frozen Food Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Baker Botts represents Windsor Quality Holdings in its pending acquisition for about $800 million by Ajinomoto North America, which is using Jones Day.

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Deal of the Week: $860 Million Pending Energy Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Trafigura AG of Houston announces an agreement to sell 80 percent of its interest in entity holding South Texas midstream assets to Buckeye Partners for $860 million.

Deal of the Week: Steel Deal for $600M Cash

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

K&L Gates represented Trinity Industries of Dallas in its purchase of assets of Meyer Steel Structure of Memphis in a $600 million cash deal.

Deal of the Week: $850 Million Cash Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

On Aug. 18, Cameron announced a definitive agreement to sell the division to Ingersoll-Rand for $850 million, subject to closing adjustments.

Deal of the Week: $825 Million Cash Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Strasburger & Price partner Garney Griggs of Houston led his firm's team representing longtime client Warren Equipment Co.

Deal of the Week: Lawyer Flies Solo in $278 Million Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

It's not his first time being the only attorney on a deal on behalf of his client.

Deal of the Week: $715 Million E&P Deal for East Texas Acreage

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Jackson Walker and DLA Piper get East Texas deal done.

Deal of the Week: $21.4 Million Merger Completed After Motion for Preliminary Injunction Denied

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

"Moving parties have not established that they may suffer irreparable injury if relief is not granted, for which there is not an adequate remedy at law," wrote U.S. District Judge Mary Lou Robinson of the Northern District of Texas in the order.

Deal of the Week: $1 Billion Energy Joint Venture

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Value for Valero

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld advised the conflicts committee of Valero Energy Partners in its pending acquisition of energy assets from Valero Energy Corp. for $154 million in cash. San Antonio-based Valero Energy Corp. turned to Baker Botts.

Locking Down the Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Locke Lord represented National Oilwell Varco in the spinoff of its energy and industrial distribution business into a new company called NOW.

$500M Investment in Pipeline Company

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Locke Lord represented Navitas Midstream Partners, based in The Woodlands, in a deal with Warburg Pincus calling for the private equity firm to lead an investment of up to $500 million in equity in the oil and gas pipeline company.

Marathon Oil's $2.7 Billion Sale

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |
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Energy Expansion in Asset Trade

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

In-house lawyers represented LINN Energy of Houston and Irving-based Exxon Mobil Corp. in an asset trade.