Laura Katherine Mann

Senior Associate

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Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Conflicts Committee of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (KMP) and Special Committee of Kinder Morgan Management (KMR) – $70 billion purchase of KMP, KMR and El Paso Pipeline Partners by Kinder Morgan, Inc.
  • CenterPoint Energy, Inc. – formation of midstream joint venture with OGE Energy Corp. and ArcLight Capital Partners with assets over $11 billion
  • Board of Directors of Plains GP Holdings, L.P. – $7.2 billion simplification transaction with Plains All American Pipeline, L.P.
  • WorleyParsons Ltd. – $3.2 billion acquisition of the energy, chemicals and resources division of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
  • U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. – $750 million acquisition of EP Minerals
  • Conflicts Committee of Arc Logistics Partners LP – $406 million acquisition by Zenith Energy
  • Halliburton Company – Acquisition of Summit ESP, LLC
  • American Industrial Partners – $350 million aggregate acquisitions and dispositions
  • Lazard Frères & Co., as Financial Advisor to Furmanite Corporation, in $335 Million merger with Team, Inc.
  • Conflicts Committee of Noble Midstream Partners LP – various transactions, including $1.6 billion simplification and dropdown of midstream assets for cash and equity and $270 million asset dropdown from Noble Energy, Inc.
  • Wood Group PSN, Inc. – $150 million acquisition of industrial construction and maintenance contractor for the hydrocarbon processing, midstream and industrial gases industries
  • Era Group Inc. – sale of its Dart Holding Company Ltd. joint venture
  • Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. in various acquisitions, including the acquisition of Multilift Systems and the assets of Cooper Valves, LLC
  • Delek US Holdings, Inc. – Drop-down of trucking assets to Delek Logistics Partners, LP

Capital Markets Issuer Representation

  • CenterPoint Energy, Inc. – $1.9 billion public offering of common stock; $1.4 billion equity investment from Elliott Management and others; $1.2 billion public offering of senior notes; $978 million public offering of depositary shares representing a 1/20 interest in a share of its 7.00% Series B Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock; $800 million public offering of preferred stock
  • CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric, LLC – multiple offerings of general mortgage bonds totaling $2.9 billion
  • CenterPoint Energy Resources Corp. – $600 million public offering of senior notes
  • Affiliates of McDermott International, Inc. – $1.3 billion private placement of senior notes
  • Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. – $1.1 billion initial public offering
  • Affiliates of Transocean Ltd. – multiple private placements of senior secured notes totaling $2.4 billion; $700 million waterfall debt tender offer
  • Enable Midstream Partners, LP – $575 million initial public offering; $363 million private investment in preferred equity by CenterPoint Energy, Inc.; $161 million public equity offering
  • Cactus, Inc. – $332 million public equity offering
  • Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. – $173 million public equity offering
  • Kimbell Royalty Partners, LP – $110 million private placement of preferred units
  • Parker Drilling Company – $225 million private placement of debt securities
  • Insperity, Inc. – modified Dutch auction tender offer

Capital Markets Underwriter Representation

  • Sabal Trail Transmission, LLC – $1.5 billion aggregate offering of senior notes
  • Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. – Multiple public offerings of debt securities and common units totaling $1.9 billion
  • Spectra Energy Partners, LP – $800 million public debt offering; at-the-market continuous offering program
  • Spectra Energy Capital, LLC – $650 million public debt offering
  • Spectra Energy Corp – $394 million public equity offering
  • Cactus, Inc. – $503 million initial public offering
  • Pacific Drilling V Limited – $500 million private placement of debt securities
  • Enbridge Energy Management, L.L.C. – $297 million public equity offering; $269 million public equity offering
  • Northern Tier Energy LLC and Northern Tier Finance Corporation – $275 million private placement of debt securities
  • OCI Resources LP – $95 million initial public offering
  • C&J Energy Services, Inc. – $59.7 million secondary offering
  • Rice Midstream Partners LP – PIPE

Other Matters

  • Civeo Corporation – Redomiciliation to British Columbia, Canada
  • Special Committee of Halcón Resources Corporation – restructuring of notes and warrants

Public Company Corporate Counsel

  • Corporate counsel to CenterPoint Energy, Inc., Civeo Corporation, CVR Energy, Inc., CVR Partners, LP, Enable Midstream Partners, LP and Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. – Exchange Act reporting, proxy statements; NYSE and NASDAQ matters; board matters; corporate governance; committee charters; Reg FD issues; Section 16 compliance; distribution reinvestment plans