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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

600 TRAVIS, SUITE 4200, HOUSTON, TX 77002, USA
Tel:
Work +1 713 220 4200
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Fax +1 713 220 4285
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Web:
www.huntonak.com

John Clutterbuck

Tel:
Work +1.713.220.4730
Email:
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Work Department

Corporate/Securities

Position

Partner

Career

John is a Partner and practices in the corporate and securities area. He has extensive experience representing issuers and underwriters in public offerings and private placements, guiding public companies through securities law compliance issues, structuring and negotiating mergers and acquisitions, and organizing and generally advising corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and other ventures. He has also been involved in litigation matters involving mergers and acquisitions, takeovers and fiduciary duty disputes. John’s clients have included both publicly traded and privately owned companies across a broad range of industries including oil and gas, retailing, construction, aviation, health care, petrochemicals, manufacturing and distribution, gaming, mining, waste disposal, environmental services and transportation.

Member

  • Houston Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Board Member, Periwinkle Foundation 
  • Campaign Treasurer, Houston City Council Member and Mayor Pro-Tem Anne Clutterbuck
  • Co-Chair, Periwinkle Foundation "Iron Sommelier" annual fundraiser, 2009-2013
  • Co-Chair, Red Wine & Blue benefit, 2008
  • Director, Bill Archer Student Intern Foundation of Houston

Education

  • JD, 1988, Yale Law School, Yale Law Journal, Notes Editor (1987-1988)
  • BA, 1985, with high honors, Wesleyan University


United States: M&A/corporate and commercial

M&A: middle-market (sub-$500m)

Within: M&A: middle-market (sub-$500m)

In April 2018, Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP merged with Hunton & Williams LLP to form Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, a move which brought together two reputable middle-market M&A practices. The legacy Andrews Kurth Kenyon group is highly rated for its advice to public and private companies, MLPs, REITs, financial advisers and private equity funds on complex M&A transactions. Houston-based Michael O’Leary advised Energy Transfer Partners on its acquisition of certain interests in PennTex Midstream Partners, including a rich natural gas gathering system, two cryogenic natural gas processing plants, and residue gas and natural gas liquid pipelines. Highlights for the Austin office included the team advising virtual reality video game developer Owlchemy Labs on its sale to Google; and acting for GPB Capital Holdings, a New York-based global asset management firm, in its acquisition of a division of NTT Data. In the large deal space, Houston-based Christopher Richardson and Hal Haltom Jr acted for Hilcorp San Juan in its acquisition of San Juan Basin oil and gas properties from ConocoPhillips. Other recommended Houston advisers are John Clutterbuck, Melinda Brunger, Henry Havre, Mark Young, Jordan Hirsch, firm-wide managing partner Robert Jewell and Ashley Burns Muehlberger. The legacy Hunton & Williams group includes M&A group co-heads Steven Haas in Richmond, whose practice includes change-of-control transactions, strategic acquisitions and divestitures; Washington DC-based Steven Patterson, who works with a variety of retail and consumer products companies; and Fernando Alonso, who splits his time between Miami and New York and has particular experience in the energy, infrastructure and telecoms sectors. Highlights included advising Bank of the Cascades, and its parent company Cascade Bancorp, in their sale to First Interstate BancSystem, and assisting Darden Restaurants with its $780m purchase of Texas-based restaurant chain Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen. Notable departures included David Buck, Jon Daly and Bill Cooper to Sidley Austin LLP; Mark Solomon, Peter Bogdanow, David Washburn, Victor Zanetti and Joseph Hoffman to Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP’s Dallas office; and Matthew Lyons, Carmelo Gordian, Alan Bickerstaff, Ted Gilman, Brian Dillavou and Russ Denton going to Shearman & Sterling LLP’s new Austin office.

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