- International Practice
- Securities Regulation
- Climate Change
- Financial Institutions
- Labor and Employment
- Strategic Communications
- Corporate and Securities
- Financial Restructuring
- Educational Institutions
- Private Funds
- Intellectual Property
- Public Finance
- White Collar Defense
- Environmental Strategies
- Internal Investigations
- Real Estate and Projects
Jason M. Jean
Jason M. Jean is experienced in advising public and private businesses in the financial services sector, upstream and midstream energy sector, and other sectors with respect to mergers and other business combinations, asset and stock purchases and sales, restructurings and joint ventures.
Jason also advises businesses in private capital markets transitions, including Rule 144A private placements and PIPEs, and public capital market transactions listed on the NYSE, NASDAQ, Amex and London Stock Exchange. His capital markets experience extends to representation of issuers, underwriters and placement agents on a variety of debt and equity offerings, including initial public offerings.
Jason's practice also includes advising businesses on corporate governance and compliance issues.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Representation of a private bank holding company in its sale to a NASDAQ-listed bank holding company for cash and stock consideration valued at $243 million.
Representation of a private bank holding company in its acquisition of a NASDAQ-listed bank holding company, pursuant to which the client become a publicly traded company listed on the NASDAQ.
Representation of a NASDAQ-listed bank holding company in multiple acquisitions with an aggregate value in excess of $230 million in cash and stock.
Representation of a private bank holding company in multiple private placements of common stock to three unaffiliated private equity institutional investors for an aggregate of $140 million.
Representation of a private bank holding company in the acquisition of a national bank and in the capital raise associated therewith.
Representation of one of two sellers of a terminal facility storing blend, transship, and bunker fuel oil, crude oil and various petroleum products in a sale with an enterprise value of $1.7 billion to an NYSE-listed master limited partnership.
Representation of a special committee of the board of directors of a publicly-held oil and gas service company in a going private merger valued at $800 million proposed by a private equity firm and substantial stockholder.
Representation of a private equity firm in its stock acquisition of the world leader in designing, supplying and erecting pre-engineered sectional bolted tanks, factory welded tanks and aluminum geodesic domes for $220 million.
Representation of a private equity firm in its stock acquisition of 37 distinct, affiliated companies in 17 states that comprise one of the nation's largest wholesale suppliers of roofing materials for $400 million.
Representation of the world's largest independent producer of primary and secondary carpet backing and a leading manufacturer and marketer of woven and non-woven polypropylene fabrics in its stock acquisition of two companies specializing in advanced synthetic fibers used in geostabilization and concrete reinforcement for $235 million.
Representation of an independent oil and gas exploration and production company in connection with its initial public offering.
Representation of a reverse logistics and auction company in connection with its initial public offering.
Representation of a NASDAQ-listed savings and loan holding company in the registration and sale to the public of $81 million of non-cumulative perpetual preferred stock listed on AMEX and $100 million of contingent convertible senior notes.
Representation of a NYSE-listed independent oil and gas producer in concurrent offerings of $2.2 billion in common stock and $1.2 billion in depositary shares representing interests in mandatory convertible preferred stock. Representation of the same issuer in separate offerings of $1.5 billion and $1 billion in principal amount of senior unsecured notes. The net proceeds of all four offerings were used to finance acquisitions by the issuer, including the acquisition of approximately $7 billion in assets of BP p.l.c. in the United States, Canada and Egypt.
Representation of one of the largest publicly-traded pipeline master limited partnerships in the United States and its affiliated entities in the registration and sale to the public of $1.7 billion in aggregate principal amount of senior notes and $300 million of common units.
Representation of a NYSE-listed pipeline master limited partnership in the registration and sale to the public of $300 million of junior subordinated "hybrid" debt securities. Representation of a private company member of the control group for same master limited partnership in a Rule 144A private placement of $100 million of fixed-to-floating rate term cumulative preferred stock.
Representation of companies in the oil and gas, mining and transportation sectors in their issuance of medium-term notes listed on the London Stock Exchange in separate offerings aggregating $4.7 billion in principal amount.
Other Noteworthy Matters
Representation of the audit committee of one of the world's largest suppliers of refined petroleum products in conducting an internal investigation of the company's audit department.
Representation of one of the world’s largest oil and gas exploration, production and refining companies in the public spinoff of its refining business.
Testify before the Houston City Counsel regarding findings of an internal investigation of a quasi-governmental organization.
Representation of a number of public companies in creating and implementing modern corporate governance procedures in response to an evolving regulatory and shareholder environment.
J.D., cum laude, University of Houston Law Center, 2004
B.S., The University of Texas at Austin, 2000
State Bar of Texas
Houston Bar Association
Texas Young Lawyers Association
Legalease, The Legal 500 United States, Capital Markets: Equity Offerings, 2016; M&A - Large Deals ($1+ Billion), 2016
Thomson Reuters, Texas Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2010
Associate Editor, Houston Law Review
Order of the Barons