Lakshmi Ramanathan

Special Counsel

Lakshmi Ramanathan Baker Botts Houston

Houston

P: +1.713.229.1391
F: +1.713.229.2891

Initial Public Offerings

  • Kimbell Royalty Partners, LP – $104 million initial public offering of common units
  • Columbia Pipeline Partners LP – $1.2 billion initial public offering of common units
  • Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. – $1.1 billion initial public offering of common units

Capital Markets - Issuer Representation

  • Bristow Group Inc. – $125 million public offering of convertible senior notes; $350 million Rule 144A offering of senior secured notes; consent solicitation of senior secured notes
  • Atwood Oceanics, Inc. – $181 million public offering of common stock
  • El Paso Electric Company – $150 million public offering of senior notes
  • Noble Holding International Limited – $1.1 billion public offering of senior notes; $750 million Rule 144A offering of senior guaranteed notes and concurrent $750 million tender offer of senior notes; redemption of senior notes; $400 million tender offer of senior notes offer and consent solicitation
  • Noble Drilling (U.S.) LLC – Selling stockholder in $540 million offering of Freeport-McMoRan Inc. common stock
  • Waste Management, Inc. – $350 million public offering of senior notes
  • Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. – $198 million public offering of common stock; $300 million private offering of senior notes; $228 million public offering of common stock; $250 million public offering of senior notes; $250 million private placement of redeemable preferred stock; $219 million public offering of common stock; various redemptions of senior notes
  • LGI Homes, Inc. – $300 million Rule 144A offering of senior notes
  • Helmerich & Payne, Inc. – $487 million private exchange offer of senior notes; $487 million registered exchange offer of senior notes

Capital Markets - Underwriter Representation

  • Westlake Chemical Partners LP – $111 million public offering of common units; $50 million at-the-market continuous offering program (ATM); $63 million private placement of common units
  • Summit Midstream Partners, LP – $387 million public offering of common units; $300 million public offering of senior notes; $226 million secondary public offering of common units; $222 million public offering of common units; $150 million ATM; $126 million public offering of common units
  • Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. – $145 million public offering of common units
  • Southeast Supply Header, LLC – $375 million Rule 144A offering of senior notes
  • Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC – $1.5 billion public offering of debt securities; $1 billion public offering of debt securities; $750 million public offering of debt securities; $1.25 billion public offering of debt securities; $750 million public offering of debt securities; $750 million public offering of debt securities; $825 million public offering of debt securities; $575 million public offering of debt securities

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Offshore drilling company – acquisition of another offshore drilling company
  • Halliburton Company – proposed acquisition of Baker Hughes Incorporated
  • Champion Energy, LLC – sale of retail electric provider business to Calpine Corporation
  • Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. – financial advisor to the conflicts committee of the board of directors of the general partner of Antero Midstream Partners LP in connection with the acquisition by
  • Antero Midstream GP LLC; financial advisor to the board of directors of WPX Energy, Inc. in its $2.5 billion acquisition of Felix Energy, an operator in the Delaware Basin backed by EnCap Investments L.P.
  • Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. – $2.7 billion merger with Callon Petroleum Company

Other Matters

  • Noble Corporation plc – spin-off of Paragon Offshore
  • Bristow Group Inc. – contested Chapter 11 restructuring

Public Company Corporate Counsel

  • Corporate counsel to Bristow Group Inc., Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc., Dril-Quip, Inc., Helmerich & Payne, Inc., Noble Corporation plc and LGI Homes, Inc. – Exchange Act reporting, proxy statements, NYSE and NASDAQ matters, board resolutions, corporate governance, committee charters, Reg FD issues and Section 16 compliance