Deal of the Week

Hogan Lovells, Dechert Work on $600M KBR Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Hogan Lovells represents KBR in the Houston-based company's pending acquisition of Wyle in a deal valued at $600 million. Wyle, of El Segundo, California, is using a team from Dechert.

Latham Represents Company in $13B Pending Merger

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Latham & Watkins represents FMC Technologies in the Houston company's pending merger with French company Technip, creating a $13 billion company.

Gibson Dunn and Morgan Lewis Work on Friendly's Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher represents Dean Foods of Dallas in its pending acquisition of the manufacturing and retail ice cream business from Friendly's Ice Cream for $155 million in cash, while Friendly's turned to Morgan, Lewis & Bockius.

Vinson & Elkins, Latham Handle $775M Pipeline Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Vinson & Elkins represented a conflicts committee that advised Phillips 66 Partners on its pending $775 million purchase of a pipeline and assets from Phillips 66, which used Latham & Watkins.

Sidley, Willkie Work on Houston Energy Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Sidley Austin represents private equity company Stonepeak Infrrastructure Partners in an equity commitment of up to $500 million in Houston's Sage Midstream Ventures, which turned to Willkie Farr & Gallagher.

Pillsbury, Hogan Lovells Handle $3 Billion Dell Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Pillsbury represents NTT Data of Plano in a pending acquisition of Dell Services from Round Rock's Dell.

V&E, Kirkland, Skadden Work on Deal Involving The Woodlands Company

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Vinson & Elkins represents Nexeo Solutions Holdings of The Woodlands in pending acquisition by WL Ross Holdings in deal valued at $1.575 billion.

Sysco Uses Freshfields on $3.1B Acquisition

By Brenda sapino jeffreys |

Food service distributor Sysco Corp. of Houston announced a definitive agreement to buy Brakes Group of London, another food service distributor.

Houston Lawyers Handle $48M Pipe Transaction

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Norton Rose Fulbright represents Houston's MRC Global in a pending $48 million sale of its U.S. oil country tubular goods to Sooner Pipe, which is represented by Porter Hedges.

Vinson & Elkins Work on $247M Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Vinson & Elkins represents Trican Well Service in pending sale of U.S. assets to Houston-based Keane Group.

Winstead Represents New Majority Owner of Houston Dynamo

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Winstead, along with California firm Ervin Cohen & Jessup, represented a group led by Gabriel Brener in its purchase of a majority interest in the MLS team in Houston.

Deal of the Week: Two Big Mattress Companies to Combine

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Norton Rose Fulbright represents Houston-based Mattress Firm in its pending acquisition of Sleepy's.

Wilson Sonsini Represents HomeAway in $3.9B Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Lawyers from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, including some from Austin, represent Austin-based HomeAway in its pending acquisition by Expedia.

The Woodlands Company Selling Nuclear Business

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz represents CB&I in $299 million deal.

Kirkland Advised Pearl Energy Investments on Fund

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Kirkland & Ellis lawyers from San Francisco and Chicago worked on the closing for Dallas private equity fund.

Dell Plans Acquisition Valued at $67 Billion

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett represents Dell, the Round Rock-based computer manufacturer, in its pending $67B acquisition of EMC Corp., a computer data storage company.

Sanchez Energy to Sell Eagle Ford Assets to Sanchez Production Partners

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld represents Houston-based Sanchez Energy Corp. in sale of assets for about $345 million.

4 Firms Work on $37.7B Energy Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Energy Transfer Equity of Dallas turned to Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and Latham & Watkins for $37.7 billion pending acquisition of The Williams Companies of Tulsa.

Three Firms on Pending $6.5B Acquisition of Texas Company

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Kirkland & Ellis represents Solera Holdings of Westlake in its pending acquistiion for $6.5 billiion, including assumed debt, by an affiliate of Vista Equity Partners.

Baker Botts, Norton Rose Fulbright on $1.75B Angola Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Baker Botts represents Houston's Cobalt International Energy in its pending $1.75 billion sale of blocks offshore Angola to Sonangol, Angola's national oil company.

Three Firms Work on $376M Permian Basin Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

For $376.1 million Permian Basin asset sale, Houston-based W&T Offshore handles transaction in-house.

V&E, Latham Work on Fertilizer Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Vinson & Elkins represents CVR Partners of Sugar Land and Latham & Watkins represents Los Angeles-based Rentech Nitrogen Partners in deal valued at about $839 million.

Locke Lord Team Works on $2.1B Pipeline Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Locke Lord represents NextEra Energy Partners in its pending $2.1 billion acquisition of Houston pipeline company NET Midstream.

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.