Energy Mergers & Acquisitions

No two corporate transactions are alike. Today’s highly sophisticated deals require legal counsel that is strategic and responsive, and advice that is client-centric and solution-oriented. Troutman Sanders has decades of experience with complex mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions in the energy industry. Our experience and the breadth of our practice combined with our geographic footprint allow us to represent a broad array of individuals and institutions around the world. Included in our client roster are the following:

  • Public and private companies
  • Private equity firms and financial sponsors
  • Investment banks
  • Governmental entities.

We work as an integrated team with senior management, internal and external legal counsel, and other advisors to focus on customized, innovative and practical solutions for our clients. Our attorneys work on transactions in regulated and unregulated industries, with particular focus on utilities. Because of our long history in the energy industry, we have a tremendous wealth of experience in transactions that require the following:

  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and/or State regulatory approval
  • Clearance under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act
  • Issuance of securities
  • Structure and negotiation of merger and acquisition transactions in order to:
    • Optimize tax benefits
    • Meet regulatory requirements
    • Acquire financing, including senior and mezzanine debt arrangements, private placements, and public offerings of notes and other securities


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