Samantha Hale Crispin

Partner

Samantha Crispin Photo

Dallas

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Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Kimberly-Clark - Spin-off of Halyard Health in $1.8 billion transaction
  • Global Printing and Technology Solutions Company - bid to acquire Kodak document scanning solutions business in chapter 11 proceedings
  • Private Equity Fund - bolt-on acquisitions and dispositions of portfolio companies
  • ASARCO LLC - Auction and disposition of copper mining, smelting and refining company in chapter 11 valued at $3.6 billion
  • AT&T - $1.4 billion sale of Sterling Commerce to IBM
  • Eagle Materials - $466 million acquisition of cement plants and related assets from Lafarge North America
  • Centex - Spin-off of Eagle Materials (f/k/a Centex Construction Products) in $1.2 billion transaction
  • Accenture - Strategic acquisitions of technology companies and international consulting and outsourcing companies; venture capital investments in technology companies; auction and divestiture of venture capital investment portfolio
  • USA Compression Partners - $500 million sale of natural gas compression provider to Riverstone Holdings
  • Centex - $362 million sale of Centex Construction Group to Balfour Beatty; $575 million sale of Centex Home Equity to Fortress; $137 million sale of HomeTeam Services to Rollins; sale of CTX Builders Supply to ProBuild Holdings
  • Energy Spectrum Partners - $512 million sale of Keystone Midstream Partners to MarkWest Energy
  • HM International - Acquisitions of various frozen and prepared food manufacturers
  • Acquisition of Ultimate Electronics in connection with bankruptcy reorganization proceedings

Capital Markets

  • Underwriters for Foundation Building Materials, Inc. - $180 million IPO
  • Underwriters for Forterra, Inc. - $330 million IPO
  • Underwriters for Continental Building Products - $165 million IPO; $500 million in multiple secondary common stock offerings
  • Kimberly-Clark - $1.8 billion spin off of Halyard Health; $250 million Rule 144A senior notes offering in connection with Halyard Health spin-off
  • Private Equity Fund - $250 million Rule 144A senior notes offering in connection with acquisition of manufacturing portfolio company
  • Liberty Interactive - $400 million Rule 144A senior exchangeable notes offering
  • Eagle Materials - $150 million common stock public offering in connection with acquisition of assets; $100 million senior notes repurchase tender
  • Motive - $50 million IPO

Strategic Transactions

  • Accenture - Consulting, outsourcing, joint venture, strategic alliance and other corporate partnering arrangements
  • Brother Industries - early stage investments and strategic alliances with emerging growth companies
  • Eagle Materials - strategic distribution and supply arrangements
  • PerformanceRetail - services arrangements to provide back-office and merchandising support to convenience store industry