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Jeff Malonson regularly advises private equity funds and management teams in their most important strategic transactions.  He specializes in capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and advising boards of directors on a wide range of matters.

Jeff represents public and private corporations, private equity funds and management teams, master limited partnerships and investment banking firms in initial public offerings, as well as other public offerings and private placements of equity (including highly-structured PIPES offerings) and debt securities.  Jeff advises corporations and partnerships on merger & acquisition transactions, and guides private equity firms with strategic investments and divestitures in public and private companies and partnerships. He also advises public company clients on compliance with periodic reporting, proxy solicitation and corporate governance requirements.

Jeff's core practice focuses on the energy industry, including oil and gas exploration (exploitation) and production, oil and gas mineral and royalty interest, midstream, transportation, oilfield service, oil field equipment manufacturing, liquefied natural gas, and chemical and refining companies.

Jeff has represented clients in more than twenty-five IPOs and more than seventy-five mergers and acquisitions, primarily involving private equity backed portfolio companies.  He is recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer and Texas Rising Star by Super Lawyers.  

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Credentials

J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, cum laude, Order of the Coif

B.B.A., Texas Christian University

Texas

Judicial Clerk, Richard A. Schell, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

English

IFLR 1000 Leading Lawyers


2019 Highly Regarded - IFLR 1000

Texas Super Lawyer


Super Lawyers, 2014

Texas Rising Star


Super Lawyers, 2006, 2008–2013

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Recognition

IFLR 1000 Leading Lawyers


2019 Highly Regarded - IFLR 1000

Texas Super Lawyer


Super Lawyers, 2014

Texas Rising Star


Super Lawyers, 2006, 2008–2013

04.27.2017

Matters

Selected - Mergers and Acquisitions

Represented Brookfield Principle Credit in its acquisition of Cardone Industries, Inc., the largest privately held automotive parts manufacturer in the world

Represented Brookfield Infrastructure Group in its acquisition of 31 data centers spanning 10 countries from AT&T for $1.1 billion

Represented NextDecade Corporation in its merger with Harmony Merger Corp., a SPAC, in a deal valued at $1.1 billion

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Selected - Mergers and Acquisitions

Represented Brookfield Principle Credit in its acquisition of Cardone Industries, Inc., the largest privately held automotive parts manufacturer in the world

Represented Brookfield Infrastructure Group in its acquisition of 31 data centers spanning 10 countries from AT&T for $1.1 billion

Represented NextDecade Corporation in its merger with Harmony Merger Corp., a SPAC, in a deal valued at $1.1 billion

Represented Transocean on its acquisition of Songa Offshore in a deal valued at $3.38 billion 

Represented ConocoPhillips on $13.3 billion sale of Western Canada assets

Represented QR Energy in its $3 billion merger with Breitburn Energy Partners

Represented Ute Energy in its $861 million sale to Crescent Point Energy

Represented Concho Resources in its $1.65 billion acquisition of the oil and gas assets of Marbob Energy Corporation and affiliated entities

Represented Energy Transfer Equity in its $900 million acquisition of the general partner of Regency Energy Partners and the sale of its interest int he Midcontinent Express Pipeline to Regency Energy Partners

Represented Azure Midstream Energy in the $162.5 million contribution of its Legacy gathering system to Marlin Midstream partners as well as its acquisition of the general partner of and 90% of the incentive distribution rights in Marlin Midstream Partners

Represented CAMAC International in the $750 million sale of its remaining interests in offshore oil and gas properties in Nigeria

Represented Targa Resources in its $2.35 billion acquisition of Dynegy's midstream business

Represented Linn Energy in its $2.05 billion acquisition of oil and gas properties from Dominion Resources 

Represented Enterprise Products Partners in its $13 billion merger with GulfTerra Energy Partners

Represented Copano Energy in its $500 million acquisition of ScissorTail Energy 

Selected - Initial Public Offerings (IPOS)

Represented underwriters to Cone Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:  CNNX) in its $385 million IPO of common units

Represented New Source Energy Partners L.P. (NYSE:  NSLP) in its $80 million IPO of common units

Represented underwriters to Memorial Production Partners LP (NASDAQ:  MEMP) in its $320 million IPO of common units

Represented C&J Energy Services (NYSE:  CJES in its $335 million IPO of commons stock

Represented Frank's International NV (NYSE:  FI) in its $759 million IPO of common stock

Represented underwrites to QEP Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:  QEPM) in its $483 million IPO of common units

Represented QR Energy LP (NYSE:  QRE) in its $345 million IPO of common units

Represented underwriters to Memorial Resource Development Corporation (NASDAQ:  MRD) in its $935 million IPO of common stock

Represented underwriters to Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:  LINE) in its $260 million IPO of common units

Represented Targa Resources Partners LP (NYSE:  NGLS) in its $360 million IPO of common units

Represented Copano Energy LLC (NASDAQ:  CPNO) in its $120 million IPO of common units 

Represented Compressco Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:  CCLP) in its $54 million IPO of common units

Represented underwriters to Reliant Resources Inc. (NYSE:  RRI) in its $1.8 billion IPO of common stock

Selected - PIPES Offerings

Represented NextDecade Corporation in the sale of Series A Convertible Preferred Stock and Warrants to a Korean company

Represented NextDecade Corporation in the sale of Series B Convertible Preferred Stock and Warrants to funds managed by BlackRock

Represented Copano Energy LLC in its private placement of $300 million Series A Convertible Preferred Unites to an affiliate of TPG Capital

Represented QR Energy L.P. in its private placement of approximately $235 million of Class C Convertible Preferred Units to funds managed by Quantum Resources Management

Represented Energy Transfer Equity L.P. in its private placement of $300 million Series A Convertible Preferred Units to an affiliate of G.E. Capital

Represented Linn Energy LLC in numerous private placements of alternative classes of units totaling over $2.5 billion to institutional investors

Represented NextDecade Corporation in the sale of Series A Convertible Preferred Stock and Warrants to funds manged by York, Valinor, and Halcyon

Represented GPS Partners, as lead investor, in a $128 million private placement by Eagle Rock Energy Partners LP

Represented Concho Resources Inc. (NYSE:  CXO) in several private placements of common stock totaling over $550 million to institutional investors

Represented Copano Energy in private placements of alternative classes of units totaling approximately $575 million

Matters

Selected - Mergers and Acquisitions

Represented Brookfield Principle Credit in its acquisition of Cardone Industries, Inc., the largest privately held automotive parts manufacturer in the world

Represented Brookfield Infrastructure Group in its acquisition of 31 data centers spanning 10 countries from AT&T for $1.1 billion

Represented NextDecade Corporation in its merger with Harmony Merger Corp., a SPAC, in a deal valued at $1.1 billion

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Matters

Selected - Mergers and Acquisitions

Represented Brookfield Principle Credit in its acquisition of Cardone Industries, Inc., the largest privately held automotive parts manufacturer in the world

Represented Brookfield Infrastructure Group in its acquisition of 31 data centers spanning 10 countries from AT&T for $1.1 billion

Represented NextDecade Corporation in its merger with Harmony Merger Corp., a SPAC, in a deal valued at $1.1 billion

Represented Transocean on its acquisition of Songa Offshore in a deal valued at $3.38 billion 

Represented ConocoPhillips on $13.3 billion sale of Western Canada assets

Represented QR Energy in its $3 billion merger with Breitburn Energy Partners

Represented Ute Energy in its $861 million sale to Crescent Point Energy

Represented Concho Resources in its $1.65 billion acquisition of the oil and gas assets of Marbob Energy Corporation and affiliated entities

Represented Energy Transfer Equity in its $900 million acquisition of the general partner of Regency Energy Partners and the sale of its interest int he Midcontinent Express Pipeline to Regency Energy Partners

Represented Azure Midstream Energy in the $162.5 million contribution of its Legacy gathering system to Marlin Midstream partners as well as its acquisition of the general partner of and 90% of the incentive distribution rights in Marlin Midstream Partners

Represented CAMAC International in the $750 million sale of its remaining interests in offshore oil and gas properties in Nigeria

Represented Targa Resources in its $2.35 billion acquisition of Dynegy's midstream business

Represented Linn Energy in its $2.05 billion acquisition of oil and gas properties from Dominion Resources 

Represented Enterprise Products Partners in its $13 billion merger with GulfTerra Energy Partners

Represented Copano Energy in its $500 million acquisition of ScissorTail Energy 

Selected - Initial Public Offerings (IPOS)

Represented underwriters to Cone Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:  CNNX) in its $385 million IPO of common units

Represented New Source Energy Partners L.P. (NYSE:  NSLP) in its $80 million IPO of common units

Represented underwriters to Memorial Production Partners LP (NASDAQ:  MEMP) in its $320 million IPO of common units

Represented C&J Energy Services (NYSE:  CJES in its $335 million IPO of commons stock

Represented Frank's International NV (NYSE:  FI) in its $759 million IPO of common stock

Represented underwrites to QEP Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:  QEPM) in its $483 million IPO of common units

Represented QR Energy LP (NYSE:  QRE) in its $345 million IPO of common units

Represented underwriters to Memorial Resource Development Corporation (NASDAQ:  MRD) in its $935 million IPO of common stock

Represented underwriters to Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:  LINE) in its $260 million IPO of common units

Represented Targa Resources Partners LP (NYSE:  NGLS) in its $360 million IPO of common units

Represented Copano Energy LLC (NASDAQ:  CPNO) in its $120 million IPO of common units 

Represented Compressco Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:  CCLP) in its $54 million IPO of common units

Represented underwriters to Reliant Resources Inc. (NYSE:  RRI) in its $1.8 billion IPO of common stock

Selected - PIPES Offerings

Represented NextDecade Corporation in the sale of Series A Convertible Preferred Stock and Warrants to a Korean company

Represented NextDecade Corporation in the sale of Series B Convertible Preferred Stock and Warrants to funds managed by BlackRock

Represented Copano Energy LLC in its private placement of $300 million Series A Convertible Preferred Unites to an affiliate of TPG Capital

Represented QR Energy L.P. in its private placement of approximately $235 million of Class C Convertible Preferred Units to funds managed by Quantum Resources Management

Represented Energy Transfer Equity L.P. in its private placement of $300 million Series A Convertible Preferred Units to an affiliate of G.E. Capital

Represented Linn Energy LLC in numerous private placements of alternative classes of units totaling over $2.5 billion to institutional investors

Represented NextDecade Corporation in the sale of Series A Convertible Preferred Stock and Warrants to funds manged by York, Valinor, and Halcyon

Represented GPS Partners, as lead investor, in a $128 million private placement by Eagle Rock Energy Partners LP

Represented Concho Resources Inc. (NYSE:  CXO) in several private placements of common stock totaling over $550 million to institutional investors

Represented Copano Energy in private placements of alternative classes of units totaling approximately $575 million

Credentials

J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, cum laude, Order of the Coif

B.B.A., Texas Christian University

Texas

Judicial Clerk, Richard A. Schell, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

English

IFLR 1000 Leading Lawyers


2019 Highly Regarded - IFLR 1000

Texas Super Lawyer


Super Lawyers, 2014

Texas Rising Star


Super Lawyers, 2006, 2008–2013

Icon close

Close

Recognition

IFLR 1000 Leading Lawyers


2019 Highly Regarded - IFLR 1000

Texas Super Lawyer


Super Lawyers, 2014

Texas Rising Star


Super Lawyers, 2006, 2008–2013

04.27.2017