Deal of the Week

Dallas Private Equity Company Plans $7.6B Acquisition

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Lone Star Funds of Dallas has agreed to acquire Home Properties, of Rochester, for $7.6 billion, including assumed debt.

Deal of the Week: $7.5 Billion Insurance Company Acquisition

Tokio Marine Holdings agreed to acquire HCC Insurance Holdings of Houston in deal valued at $7.5 billion.

Deal of the Week: $2.15 Billion Energy Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Four firms work on pending deal for Enterprise Products Partners' affiliate to buy EFS Midstream from two owners.

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.

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.

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.