Deal of the Week

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.

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.