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Baker Botts Represents Tallgrass Energy in the Purchase of its Publicly-Held Class A Shares by Blackstone Infrastructure Partners


Deal Description: On December 17, 2019, Tallgrass Energy, LP (NYSE: TGE) announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which affiliates of Blackstone Infrastructure Partners together with affiliates of Enagas, GIC, NPS and USS (collectively with Blackstone Infrastructure Partners, the “Sponsors”) will acquire all of the publicly-held outstanding Class A Shares of TGE for $22.45 in cash per Class A Share.

The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2020, subject to the satisfaction of customary conditions, including approval of the merger by holders of a majority of the outstanding Class A and Class B Shares of TGE, voting together as a single class, inclusive of the approximately 44 percent of the total Class A and Class B Shares held by the Sponsors. Upon closing of the transaction, the Class A Shares will cease to be publicly traded.

Baker Botts Lawyers/Office Involved:

Corporate: Mollie Duckworth (Partner, Austin); Rachel Ratcliffe (Associate, Austin); Grace Matthews (Associate, Austin)

Finance: Daniel L. Tristan (Partner, Houston); Luke A. Weedon (Partner, Dallas)

Tax: Jon Nelsen (Partner, Austin)

For more information, please see Tallgrass Energy’s news release by clicking here.

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