Jamie Yarbrough

Senior Associate



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Jamie Yarbrough represents public and private companies across a broad array of industries in mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings and general corporate concerns. He also advises clients on securities compliance issues, including Exchange Act reporting.

Related Experience

Capital Markets - Issuers

  • Halliburton Company – $7.5 billion public offering of senior notes
  • Valero Energy Corporation – Multiple public offerings of senior notes totaling $2.1 billion and multiple debt tender offers totaling $2.2 billion
  • Ensco plc – Multiple public offerings of senior notes totaling $2.35 billion, multiple debt tender offers totaling $1.6 billion, $586 million follow-on equity offering and $849 million exchangeable senior notes offering
  • Insperity, Inc. – $143 million modified Dutch auction tender offer for common stock
  • CenterPoint Energy, Inc. and operating subsidiaries – multiple public offerings of debt securities including senior notes and general mortgage bonds totaling $3.2 billion and secondary sales of common and preferred units of Energy Transfer
  • Chesapeake Energy Corporation – $2.2 billion up-tier exchange offer for second lien notes, $1.25 billion public offering of senior notes, $920 million exchange offer for senior notes and $616 million cash tender offer and consent solicitation for subsidiary notes
  • Cleco Corporate Holdings, LLC and operating subsidiaries – multiple private placements of senior notes totaling more than $500 million and $425 million public offering of securitized storm recovery bonds
  • Enable Midstream Partners, LP – $140 million follow-on equity offering, $700 million senior notes offering and $200 million continuous offering program
  • Parker Drilling Company – $75 million concurrent offerings of common stock and mandatory convertible preferred stock

Capital Markets - Underwriters

  • BP Midstream Partners LP – $765 million initial public offering
  • NCS Multistage Holdings, Inc. – $150 million initial public offering
  • Rice Midstream Partners LP – $380 million initial public offering
  • Sabal Trail Transmission, LLC – $1.5 billion senior notes offering
  • TransMontaigne Partners L.P. – $300 million senior notes offering
  • Multiple continuous offering programs for public MLPs
  • SemGroup Corporation – $233 million follow-on equity offering
  • Rose Rock Midstream, LP – $80 follow-on equity offering

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Halliburton Company – Proposed $35 billion acquisition of Baker Hughes Incorporated and acquisition of Athlon Solutions, LLC
  • Chesapeake Energy Corporation – $4 billion acquisition of WildHorse Resource Development Corporation
  • Rockwater Energy Solutions, Inc. – $1.3 billion merger with Select Energy Services, Inc.
  • RigNet, Inc. – $222 million acquisition by Viasat Inc.
  • CenterPoint Energy, Inc. – $2.15 billion sale of Arkansas and Oklahoma natural gas LDC businesses to Summit Utilities
  • bp p.l.c. – $870 million acquisition of BP Midstream Partners LP
  • Shell USA, Inc. – Pending $1.96 billion acquisition of Shell Midstream Partners, L.P.
  • Ergon, Inc. and subsidiaries – $300 million acquisition of Blueknight Energy Partners, L.P., acquisition of Resinall, a manufacturer of thermoplastic resins and polymers, and acquisition of Mexican asphalt business of SemGroup Corporation
  • Innophos Holdings, Inc. – $932 million acquisition by One Rock Capital Partners, $125 million acquisition of Novel Ingredients and $28 million acquisition of NutraGenesis
  • Conflicts Committee of Noble Midstream Partners LP – $1.6 billion dropdown and IDR simplification transaction
  • Conflicts Committee of PennTex Midstream Partners, LP – $280 million going-private transaction involving tender offer by Energy Transfer Partners, L.P.

Private Equity, PIPEs, Venture Capital and Other Matters

  • Liberty Latin America Ltd. – Pending combination of VTR and Claro Chile in a 50:50 joint venture with América Móvil S.A.B. de C.V.
  • EnCap Investments L.P. and other primary purchasers – $1.6 billion private investment in preferred equity of Plains All American Pipeline, L.P.
  • Enable Midstream Partners, LP – $363 million private investment in preferred equity by CenterPoint Energy, Inc.
  • Civeo Corporation – Redomiciliation to British Columbia, Canada
  • Seventy Seven Energy Inc. – Emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Public Company Counsel

  • Corporate counsel to Valero Energy Corporation, CenterPoint Energy, Inc., Insperity, Inc., Service Corporation International, Gulfport Energy Corporation, Cleco Corporate Holdings, LLC, Chesapeake Energy Corporation, Parker Drilling Company, Ensco plc, Innophos Holdings, Inc. and Nexeo Solutions, Inc. – Exchange Act reporting, proxy statements; NYSE and NASDAQ matters; board matters; corporate governance including “poison pill” rights plans; Regulation FD issues and Section 16 compliance


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