Kate Barrington McGregor advises and represents business clients on securities matters, corporate finance and general corporate transactions. With a primary focus on capital markets, she represents issuers and underwriters in public and private offerings of equity securities, high-yield debt securities and investment-grade debt securities.
In addition, Kate advises clients on Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting and disclosure obligations, and other corporate governance and compliance matters. She also assists public and private clients with mergers, acquisitions and commercial transactions.
Recent Notable Matters
JPMorgan — represented the underwriters in connection with EOG Resources, Inc.’s shelf offerings of debt securities totaling of $2 billion of senior notes
Western Refining Logistics, LP — representing the Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of the general partner of Western Refining Logistics, LP in its merger with Andeavor Logistics LP in a unit-for-unit transaction valued at $1.8 billion
Kinder Morgan, Inc. — $1.25 billion offering of senior notes, as issuer
Kinder Morgan, Inc. — Rule 144A offering of $375 million of 4.15 percent senior notes due in 2026 for its wholly-owned subsidiary Colorado Interstate Gas Company
Kinder Morgan, Inc. — acquisition of all the outstanding equity securities of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P., Kinder Morgan Management, LLC, and El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P., for a total transaction value of approximately $76 billion
Parsley Energy Inc. — $2.8 billion acquisition of certain entities holding undeveloped acreage and producing oil and gas properties in the core of the Midland Basin from Double Eagle Energy Permian LLC and certain of its affiliates consisting of approximately $1.4 billion in cash and approximately 39.8 million units of Parsley Energy
Independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company — acquisition of Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. for $2.7 billion in stock and cash
Kinder Morgan, Inc. — $6 billion debt offering consisting of $500 million of 2 percent Senior Notes due 2017, $1.5 billion of 3.05 percent Senior Notes due 2019, $1.5 billion of 4.3 percent Senior Notes due 2025, $750 million of 5.3 percent Senior Notes due 2034, and $1.75 billion of 5.55 percent Senior Notes due 2045
ConocoPhillips — $2.5 billion public offering of senior notes, consisting of two series of floating rate notes and three series of fixed rate notes, ranging in maturity from 3 to 10 years
Sysco Corporation — $2 billion public offering of senior notes consisting of three series of fixed rate notes ranging in maturity from 5 to 30 years
Sandler O’Neill & Partners, LP — represented underwriters in Independent Bank Group, Inc.’s public offering of over $100 million of subordinated notes
Sandler O’Neill & Partners, LP — represented underwriters in Independent Bank Group, Inc.’s public offering of $45 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.875 percent Subordinated Notes due August 1, 2024, in a reopening of the existing series of such notes
Kinder Morgan, Inc. — SEC-registered offering of 32 million depositary shares, each representing a 1/20th interest in a share of its 9.75 percent Series A Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock
Bluescape Resources Company LLC — investment by Energy Strategic Advisory Services LLC (ESAS), a subsidiary of Bluescape, in EXCO Resources, Inc.
HEYCO Energy Group, Inc. — sale of its subsidiary, Harvey E. Yates Company, to Matador Resources Co. in exchange for Matador stock
Phillips 66 Partners LP — agreements with Paradigm Energy Partners, LLC to form two joint ventures to develop midstream logistics in North Dakota that will enhance crude oil transportation, with capital commitments of the partners for approximately $300 million
Publications and Speeches
“What Keeps Boards Up At Night,” Corporate Compliance Insights, November 28, 2016.
“Five Tips for Female Attorneys Entering Law Firm Life,” Texas Lawyer, August 12, 2016.