Carina L. Antweil

Deputy Department Chair - Corporate (Houston) Partner

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Carina Antweil

Carina Antweil is the Deputy Chair of the Houston Corporate Department. Carina represents public and private companies in a broad range of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and spin-offs. Carina also counsels issuers, investment banking firms and other investors in registered offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities, including initial public offerings, follow-on and secondary public offerings and 144A offerings. Carina’s practice includes general corporate matters, including ESG matters, securities laws, Exchange Act reporting, takeover defense and corporate governance practices.

Carina has substantial experience across industries, with a particular focus in energy, petrochemicals and residential homebuilders.

Carina also serves as external pro bono general counsel to Communities in Schools of Houston, the largest provider of campus-based counseling and support services to students throughout the Greater Houston Area.

Related Experience

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Representation of Imperial Sugar Company in sale of $160 million joint venture interest in Wholesome Sweeteners, Inc.
  • Representation of Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc. in acquisition of producing properties and acreage of Eagle Energy Production LLC valued at approximately $650 million
  • Representation of TPC Group Inc. in sale of company to First Reserve Corp. and SK Capital Partners
  • Representation of Halliburton Company in joint venture with Trinidad Drilling Ltd.
  • Representation of Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co., financial advisor to the conflicts committee of the board of directors of the general partner of Inergy Midstream, L.P., in connection with the merger of Crestwood Midstream Partners LP and Inergy Midstream, L.P.
  • Representation of the conflicts committee of the board of directors of the general partner of Antero Midstream Partners LP in connection with the drop down of Antero Resources Corporation's integrated water business
  • Representation of Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. in acquisition of Arizona Chemical Holdings Corporation
  • Representation of Halliburton Company in proposed $35 billion acquisition of Baker Hughes Incorporated
  • Representation of Royal Dutch Shell plc (through a subsidiary) in the division of Motiva Enterprises LLC, a joint venture with an affiliate of Saudi Aramco
  • Representation of portfolio company of Lime Rock Partners in divestiture of oil and gas properties
  • Representation of Halliburton Company in acquisition of Athlon Solutions, LLC
  • Representation of El Paso Electric Company in sale of the company to an affiliate of Infrastructure Investments Fund, an investment vehicle advised by J.P. Morgan Investment Management Inc.
  • Representation of the conflicts committee of the board of directors of the general partner of CNX Midstream Partners LP in connection with CNX Resources Corporation's acquisition of CNX Midstream Partners LP
  • Representation of Westlake Chemical Corporation in acquisition of Boral Limited’s North American building products businesses in roofing; siding, trim and shutters; decorative stone; and windows for $2.15 billion
  • Representation of Westlake Chemical Corporation in acquisition of LASCO Fittings, Inc., a Brownsville, Tennessee-based, leading designer, engineer and manufacturer of injected-molded PVC fittings, for $252.5 million
  • Representation of Angel Brothers Holdings Corp. in sale of construction and asphalt businesses
  • Representation of ConocoPhillips in acquisition of Shell Enterprises LLC’s prolific Delaware basin position for $9.5 billion
  • Representation of Coronado Group, LLC in pending sale of majority interest in Coronado Global Resources Inc. (ASX: CRN)

Capital Markets Issuer Representation

  • Dream Finders Homes, Inc. - Initial public offering of 11,040,000 shares of Class A Common Stock
  • Halliburton Company - Multiple public debt offerings and concurrent tender offers of debt securities
  • Atwood Oceanics, Inc. - Multiple public offerings of debt securities
  • Linn Energy, LLC - Multiple public offerings of debt securities and common units
  • Marathon Oil Corporation - $2 billion public debt offering
  • Paragon Offshore plc - $1.8 billion private placement of debt in connection with spin-off transaction from Noble Corporation plc
  • Kraton Polymers LLC - $440 million private placement of debt in connection with acquisition of Arizona Chemical Holdings Corporation
  • El Paso Electric Company - Public debt offering and private placement of senior notes of El Paso Electric Company and Rio Grande Resources Trust II
  • Chesapeake Energy Corporation - Multiple private placements of debt securities and multiple concurrent tender offers of debt securities; $2.2 billion up-tier exchange offer for second lien notes; $616 million cash tender offer and consent solicitation for subsidiary notes
  • Bristow Group Inc. - Multiple public and private offerings of debt securities
  • Oceaneering International, Inc. - $300 million public debt offering
  • Westlake Chemical Corporation - $1.7 billion public debt offering
  • Saturn Oil & Gas Inc. - C$100 million bought deal equity financing in connection with C$525 million Saskatchewan asset acquisition

Capital Markets Underwriter Representation

  • Targa Resources Partners L.P. - Public equity offering of 4,405,000 common units
  • Cameron International Corporation - Multiple public offerings of debt securities
  • BNSF - Multiple public offerings of debt securities
  • Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. - Multiple public offerings of debt securities and common units
  • NuStar Energy, L.P. - Multiple public offerings of debt securities and common units
  • Pacific Drilling V Limited - Multiple private placements of debt securities
  • TransMontaigne Partners L.P. - Public offerings of debt securities and common units
  • Enbridge Energy Management, L.L.C. - Multiple public offerings of listed shares representing limited liability company interests
  • Midcoast Energy Partners, L.P. - Initial public offering of 21,275,000 Class A Common Units representing limited partner interests
  • Gastar Exploration Inc. - Public equity offering of 17,000,000 shares
  • Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. - Public equity offering of 6,325,000 common units
  • Rowan Companies, Inc. - Public offering of debt securities and concurrent tender offer/redemption of senior notes
  • Westlake Chemical Partners LP - Public equity offering of 5,175,000 common units representing limited partner interests and private placement of 2,940,818 common units representing limited partner interests
  • DCP Midstream, LP - Multiple public offerings of debt securities of its operating partnership, DCP Midstream Operating, LP

Public Company Corporate Counsel

  • Corporate counsel to Brigham Minerals, Inc., Bristow Group Inc., Dream Finders Homes, Inc., Halliburton Company, Oceaneering International, Inc., and Westlake Corporation - Exchange Act reporting, proxy statements; NYSE and NASDAQ matters; board matters; corporate governance; Reg FD issues; Section 16 compliance

Awards & Community

Recognized as "Up & Coming" by Chambers USA, 2023 & 2024

Recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer-Rising Star (Thomson Reuters), 2016-2021

Recognized as "One to Watch" by The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward White, Inc.), 2021 & 2022

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