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Bracewell LLP

711 LOUISIANA STREET, STE 2300, HOUSTON, TX 77002, USA
Tel:
Work +1 713 223 2300
Fax:
Fax +1 800 404 3970
Email:
Web:
www.bracewell.com

Troy Harder

Tel:
Work +1.713.221.1456
Email:
Web:
www.bracewell.com/people/troy-l-harder
Bracewell LLP

Work Department

Corporate and Securities

Position

Troy Harder advises clients in all aspects of corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on corporate finance transactions. He has experience representing both issuers and investment banks in a wide range of capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings, public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, tender offers, consent solicitations and exchange offers. He also counsels clients in connection with SEC reporting and corporate governance and compliance matters, including insider reporting and compliance with the rules of the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ.

Education

J.D., magna cum laude, University of Houston Law Center, 2002; B.B.A., Baylor University, 1995


United States: Finance

Capital markets: debt

Within: Capital markets: debt

Bracewell LLP houses a robust issuer-side practice, which leverages its top-tier oil and gas expertise to specialize in advising energy companies on debt offerings; it also has strong experience in offerings for financial services companies. Troy Harder is a key contact in the Houston-based team and recently advised Kinder Morgan on its $2bn offering of senior notes. He also advised Apache on a $1bn debt offering. William Anderson, who co-chairs the corporate and securities department, assisted Phillips 66 with its recent public offering of $1.5bn of senior notes. Charles Still, who co-chairs the corporate and securities group, is also recommended.

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United States: M&A/corporate and commercial

M&A: large deals ($1bn+)

Within: M&A: large deals ($1bn+)

Bracewell LLP remains a big name in energy sector transactions, particularly midstream and upstream oil and gas deals. It has extensive experience in transactions involving master limited partnerships (MLPs), a business venture structure often used in the oil and gas sector. Notable recent deals include advising Great Plains Energy on its amended merger agreement with Westar Energy for a $15bn stock-for-stock merger of equals. It also advised HPS Investment Partners and Kingfisher Midstream on a merger agreement between Kingfisher, Silver Run Acquisition Corporation II and Alta Mesa Holdings, with the combined company being renamed Alta Mesa Resources. In another headline oil and gas transaction, it represented Kinder Morgan Texas Pipeline in the joint venture and transportation agreements with DCP Midstream for the $1.7bn Gulf Coast Express Pipeline Project. Managing partner Gregory Bopp is a prominent practitioner, particularly in deals involving MLPs. Cleland Dade, Charles Still, William Anderson, Jason Jean, Troy Harder, Gary Orloff,  Alan Rafte and New York-based John Klauberg are also key members of the team. All named partners are based in Houston unless stated otherwise.

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