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Bracewell & Giuliani Advises Kinder Morgan on IPO

February 14, 2011

HOUSTON  Bracewell & Giuliani LLP advised Kinder Morgan, Inc. on its initial public offering of 95,466,600 shares, which began trading Friday on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "KMI." The offering constitutes a 13.5 percent interest in the company.

It was the largest IPO by a U.S. energy company in more than ten years. Priced at $30.00 a share, the offering raised $2.9 billion for the selling stockholders and was the largest U.S. IPO to date by private equity firms.

In connection with the offering, Kinder Morgan Holdco LLC will be converted from a Delaware limited liability company to a Delaware corporation, renamed Kinder Morgan, Inc.

Bracewell attorneys that advised on this matter include:

Partners:  Gary Orloff, Greg Bopp, Troy Harder, Bruce Jocz, John McCrory, David Perlman, Scott Sanders, Daniel Witschey

Counsel: Ian Brown

Associates:  Eamonn Bakewell, Zachry Brown, Melissa Buce, Keith Cooper, Tiffany Goodwin, Jason Jean, Christina Welch