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Bracewell LLP

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity

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What the team is known for

Represents a range of clients in the energy and financial services sectors, including Fortune 500 companies and other prominent institutions. Remains particularly well known for advising on transactions involving energy sector companies. Experienced in a variety of transactions and securities offerings, with strength in stock exchange disclosure and compliance matters. Knowledgeable on both debt and equity offerings.

Strengths

"They are very pragmatic and they don't over-lawyer deals," says a client, who also highlights that on transactions there is "a consistency of lawyers so they can leverage the prior knowledge they have of the work."

Sources say that in addition to offering transactional advice, "if you have a client needing advice on local regulations, that is a good counsel of choice as they do a lot of regulatory work and it is one of their strengths."

Work highlights

Represented Phillips 66 in connection with the company’s offering of $1 billion of senior notes.

Notable practitioners

Will Anderson and Charles Still are key contacts.

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Overview

Bracewell’s corporate and securities group represents issuers and underwriters in tens of billions of dollars of securities offerings annually, putting the firm among the nation’s leaders in capital markets transactions. The team advises on initial public offerings (IPOs) and follow-on equity offerings by corporations and master limited partnerships (MLP), offerings of high‐yield and investment-grade debt securities, PIPEs and other private placements. They also are experienced in the structuring and offering of preferred, convertible, hybrid and other complex and innovative corporate and MLP securities, as well as in refinancings, restructurings and other liability management transactions.

Bracewell is one of the select few law firms that are nationally recognized for having depth and experience in matters that are unique to MLPs. Its lawyers have represented many of the largest and most active MLPs in a variety of areas, including IPOs and other capital markets offerings, drop-downs, mergers and acquisitions, and commercial contracts.

Bracewell’s corporate and securities group is best known for representing clients in the energy and financial industries in capital markets transactions.

Bracewell ranks alongside the nation’s top firms in terms of representing issuers, underwriters and other participants in all varieties of United States and international capital markets securities offerings, particularly in the energy sector.

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity Department

Bracewell LLP

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Department location

711 Louisiana Street

Suite 2300

Pennzoil Place - South Tower

Houston

Texas

USA

TX 77002-2770

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