John Kaercher

Partner

John Kaercher

Austin

P: +1.512.322.2596 F: +1.512.322.8396

Mergers & Acquisitions/Joint Ventures

  • Representation of energy-focused clients, including Equitrans Midstream Corporation, EQT Corporation, EQM Midstream Partners, Jones Energy, American Resource Development, Hyridge Energy and WhiteWater Midstream, in connection with M&A transactions and joint ventures of $16 billion
  • Representation of technology/media/telecommunications-related clients, including Liberty Media Corporation, Liberty Latin America Ltd., Qurate Retail Inc., Barnes & Noble, Inc., Toshiba Corporation, Wolters Kluwer, DXC Technology, Dell Technologies and ESO Solutions, in multiple domestic and cross-border buy- and sell-side M&A transactions of $8 billion
  • Representation of FinTech company in $580 million sale to a Tier 1 technology private equity fund
  • Representation of the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Barnes & Noble, Inc. in its pending acquisition by Elliott Advisors (UK)
  • Representation of NASCAR Holdings in its pending acquisition of International Speedway Corporation
  • Representation of Liberty Latin America in its cross-border acquisition of United Telecommunication Systems NV (Curacao)
  • Representation of Starz in its $4.4 billion merger with Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.
  • Representation of industrial manufacturers and distributors in M&A transactions totaling $500 million
  • Representation of SLM Corporation in its spin-off of Navient Corporation and Equitrans Midstream Corporation in connection with its spin-off from EQT Corporation
  • Representation of multiple buyers and sellers, in acquisitions and dispositions pursuant to section 363 of the bankruptcy code

Private Equity/Venture Capital

  • Representation of energy- and tech-focused private equity firms in investments and joint ventures totaling $3.5 billion
  • Representation of management teams in private equity financings totaling $2.0 billion
  • Representation of energy-focused private equity firm in co-investments totaling $2.0 billion
  • Representation of institutional investors in investments totaling $1 billion to funds managed by Och-Ziff
  • Representation of multiple life sciences and technology companies in early and late stage venture capital financings and general corporate matters
  • Representation of a venture capital fund in several early and late stage venture capital financings
  • Representation of a clean energy company issuer in multiple convertible and senior notes offerings

Capital Markets

  • Representation of Liberty Media Corporation in primary and secondary offerings totaling $2.3 billion
  • Representation of NYSE-listed oil and gas company in $376 million financing through a combination of an underwritten public offering, a registered direct offering and a private placement of senior notes
  • Representation of NYSE-listed oil and gas company in $140 million financing involving concurrent offerings of common stock and convertible preferred stock
  • Representation of NYSE-listed midstream MLP in its $282 million initial public offering
  • Representation of various underwriters in initial public offerings totaling $1.0 billion
  • Representation of placement agents and initial purchasers in 144A equity offerings totaling $500 million
  • Representation of institutional investors and placement agents in PIPE offering totaling $200 million