Catherine Baker Ellis

Senior Associate

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P: +1.713.229.1885
F: +1.713.229.2885
Catherine Ellis

Catherine Ellis represents public and private companies in mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings and general corporate matters. Catherine also advises clients on securities compliance issues, including Exchange Act reporting.

Related Experience

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Innophos Holdings, Inc. – $932 million acquisition by One Rock Capital Partners
  • AmeriGas Partners, L.P. – $2.4 billion merger with UGI Corporation
  • Era Group Inc. – sale of its interest in Dart Holding Company Ltd. joint venture
  • Noble Midstream Partners LP – advisor to conflicts committee in Chevron Corporation’s acquisition of Noble Midstream
  • Solar project development company – sale of controlling interest in portfolio of solar projects
  • Intrepid Partners, LLC – financial advisor to conflicts committee of Hess Midstream LP in connection with several transactions between Hess Midstream and its sponsors

Capital Markets - Issuer Representation

  • Sunnova Energy International Inc. – multiple asset-backed securitizations

Capital Markets - Underwriter Representation

  • Great Western Petroleum, LLC – $235.0 million private placement of senior secured notes
  • Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. – $550.0 million private placement of senior notes
  • Coterra Energy Inc. (f/k/a Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation) – $1.8 billion exchange offer of new debt securities for debt securities of Cimarex Energy Co.
  • Howard Energy – $400.0 million private placement of senior notes
  • Howard Energy – $550.0 million private placement of senior notes

Public Company Counsel

  • Corporate counsel to Sunnova Energy International Inc. (NYSE: NOVA) – Exchange Act reporting; proxy statements; stock exchange matters; board matters; corporate governance; Section 16 compliance.


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