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Bracewell Represents Kinder Morgan, Inc. in its Agreement to Purchase KMP, KMR and EPB for Approximately $70 Billion in Transaction Value

August 11, 2014

Bracewell & Giuliani LLP is representing Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI) in connection with its agreement to acquire all of the outstanding equity securities of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: KMP), Kinder Morgan Management, LLC (NYSE: KMR), and El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. (NYSE: EPB) for approximately $70 billion in total transaction value.

Kinder Morgan attorneys involved in this transaction include:

David R. DeVeau (Vice President and General Counsel), Adam S. Forman (Vice President and Deputy General Counsel), R. Eric McCord (Assistant General Counsel), and Angela Teer (Assistant General Counsel)

Bracewell attorneys involved in this transaction include:

Partners: Gregory M. Bopp, Gary W. Orloff, R. Daniel Witschey, Jr., William C. (Cle) Dade, Troy L. Harder, Lance W. Behnke, Heather L. Brown, Mark K. Lewis, William A. (Trey) Wood III, D. Kirk Morgan II, and Manuel Vera

Associates: Caroline A. Wells, Elizabeth B. Behncke, Kathy W. Medford, Rebecca H. Keep, George D. Fatula, Caitlin E. Tweed, and Serena A. Rwejuna

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP is serving as co-counsel with Bracewell. Weil attorneys involved in this transaction include:

Partners: Michael Aiello, Joseph Allerhand, Annemargaret Connolly, Greg Danilow, Steve Newborn, Amy Rubin, Jared Rusman, and Marc Silberberg

Counsel: Vadim Brusser and Seth Goodchild

Associates: Banks Bruce, Adam Bookman, Mariel Cruz, Christina De Vuono*, Sachin Kohli, Lane Morgan, Amanda Pooler, Amanda Rosenblum, Gladriel Shobe, and Adam Templeton*  

 *Not yet admitted to practice in New York