Jonathan D. Bobinger

Partner

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Houston

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Mergers and Acquisitions

  • AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) – $1.1 billion sale of data center operations and assets to Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE: BAM)
  • The Southern Company (NYSE: SO) – Pending $650 million sale of the Mankato Energy Center to Xcel (NASDAQ: XEL)
  • 8point3 Energy Partners (NASDAQ: CAFD) and SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ: SPWR) – $1.7 billion merger of 8point3 into a subsidiary of Capital Dynamics
  • McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE: MDR) – $6 billion acquisition of Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V. (NYSE: CBI)
  • Rockwater Energy Solutions Inc. – $1.3 billion merger with Select Energy Services Inc. (NYSE: WTTR)
  • Transocean Ltd (NYSE: RIG) – $1.35 billion sale of 15 jackup rigs to Norwegian based Borr Drilling Limited
  • ESCO Corporation – Sale of Ulterra Drilling Technologies L.P. to private equity firm, American Securities
  • AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) – Sale of LifeShield Home Security to private equity firm, Hawk Capital Partners
  • Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) – $267 million merger to acquire publicly held units in Acquisition of Transocean Partners LLC (NYSE: RIGP)
  • NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG) – Acquisition of renewable assets from SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE)
  • Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL) – Proposed $35 billion acquisition of Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI)
  • Counsel to a secondary live event ticket manager in its sale of equity interests
  • Crius Energy, LLC – Sale of Viridian Network business to private equity firm
  • Himatsingka Seide Limited – Acquisition of the outstanding minority interest in Divatex Home Fashions Inc.
  • Agrifos Fertilizer L.L.C. – $158 million sale of fertilizer business to Rentech Nitrogen Partners, L.P. (NYSE: RNF)
  • Arden Asset Management LLC – Acquisition of $1.3 billion Robeco-Sage fund of hedge funds business from the Robeco Group
  • Emerging Sovereign Group LLC – Sale of 55% stake in investment management business to The Carlyle Group
  • Sprott Inc. – C$170 million acquisition of Rule Investments, Ltd., Terra Resource Investment Management, Inc., and Resource Capital Investment Corporation
  • Judlau Contracting Inc. – Sale of 50.1% to Obrascón Huarte Lain S.A

Capital Markets – Issuer Representation

  • American Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: AMID) – $300 million private placement of senior unsecured notes
  • 8point3 Energy Partners LP (NASDAQ: CAFD) – $420 million initial public offering of the joint venture YieldCo between First Solar, Inc. and SunPower Corporation
  • Ensco plc (NYSE: ESV) – $625 million public offering of senior notes
  • Transocean Partners LLC (NYSE: RIGP) – $385 million initial public offering of common units
  • Global Geophysical Services, Inc. (NYSE: GGS) – $8 million public offering of depositary shares

Capital Markets – Underwriter Representation

  • GlobeLTR Energy Inc. – $115 million private placement of convertible common stock in connection with the merger of Globe Energy Services, LLC and Light Tower Rentals, Inc.
  • Underwriters for Rice Midstream Partners LP (NYSE: RMP) – $412 million initial public offering of common units
  • Underwriters for Athlon Energy Inc. (NYSE: ATHL) – $578 million public offering of common stock
  • Underwriters for NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE: NEP) – $406 million initial public offering of the first YieldCo to be structured as an MLP
  • Initial Purchasers – $650 million private placement of senior notes of an E&P company with operations in the Permian Basin
  • Initial Purchasers – $900 million private placement of senior notes of an E&P company with operations in the Appalachian Basin
  • Underwriters for Athlon Energy (NYSE: ATHL) – $515 million public offering of common stock
  • Underwriters for Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE: RICE) – $924 million initial public offering of common stock
  • Underwriters for Athlon Energy Inc. (NYSE: ATHL) – $315 million initial public offering of common stock
  • Initial Purchasers – $500 million private placement of senior notes of an E&P company with operations in the Permian Basin

Joint Ventures, Private Equity, PIPEs, and Venture Capital

  • Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) – $500 million joint venture with European credit platform, Hayfin Capital Management LLP, for the purchase of a harsh environment offshore drilling rig as part of Seadrill Limited's global bankruptcy settlement
  • SunPower Corporation – Formation and initial public offering of 8point3 Energy Partners LP, a joint venture YieldCo with First Solar, Inc.
  • Agrifos Fertilizer L.L.C. – Joint venture with Unity Envirotech LLC to form Unity Fertilizer LLC
  • KGS-Alpha Capital Markets LP – Launch of private equity fund and initial equity funding of approximately $100 million and additional equity financing of approximately $75 million
  • Private Equity Manager – Represented a private equity manager in the formation and funding of several private equity funds and their subsequent investments in new or existing operating companies
  • Brightline Ventures I, LLC – $1.85 million purchase of senior secured convertible notes, preferred stock, and warrants in Z Trim Holdings, Inc.
  • Hedge fund – Purchase of common stock and warrants in Aradigm Corporation