Laura Katherine Mann
Laura Katherine Mann is a partner in White & Case's Americas Capital Markets Group, resident in the Firm's Houston office. Laura Katherine represents public and private companies in a broad range of corporate and securities matters. She represents issuers, investment banking firms and other investors in public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities, including initial public offerings, follow-on and secondary public offerings and 144A offerings. Her practice also includes mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters, including Exchange Act reporting and corporate governance.
Representative matters prior to joining White & Case include:
Capital Markets Representations
Representation of CenterPoint Energy, Inc. and its affiliates on:
- $2.7 billion of public offerings of common and preferred stock;
- a $1.4 billion equity investment from Elliott Management and others;
- a $978 million public offering of depositary shares representing a 1/20 interest in a share of CenterPoint Energy, Inc.'s 7.00% Series B Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock; and
- over $8 billion of public offerings of senior notes and general mortgage bonds
Representation of affiliates of McDermott International, Inc. in a $1.3 billion private placement of senior notes
Representation of Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. in its $1.1 billion initial public offering
Representation of affiliates of Transocean Ltd. in over $2.4 billion of private placements of senior secured notes and a $700 million waterfall debt tender offer
Representation of Enable Midstream Partners, LP in its $575 million initial public offering, $363 million private placement of preferred equity and $161 million public equity offering
Representation of Cactus, Inc. in its $332 million public equity offering and of the underwriters in Cactus, Inc.'s $503 million initial public offering
Representation of Kimbell Royalty Partners, LP in its $110 million private placement of preferred units
Representation of the underwriters in over $5.8 billion of public offerings and private placements of debt and equity securities of Spectra Energy Corp and subsidiaries
Representation of the initial purchasers in a $500 million private placement of debt securities of Pacific Drilling V Limited
Representation of the underwriters in the initial public offering of OCI Resources LP
Mergers & Acquisitions
Representation of the Conflicts Committee of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (KMP) and the Special Committee of Kinder Morgan Management (KMR) in the $70 billion purchase of KMP, KMR and El Paso Pipeline Partners by Kinder Morgan, Inc.
Representation of CenterPoint Energy, Inc. in the formation of a midstream joint venture with assets over $11 billion
Representation of the Board of Directors of Plains GP Holdings, L.P. in its $7.2 billion simplification transaction with Plains All American Pipeline, L.P.
Representation of WorleyParsons Ltd. in its $3.2 billion acquisition of the energy, chemicals and resources division of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.