Kelly HarrisTurner

Partner

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For over a decade, Kelly Turner has advised clients in complex capital markets transactions as well as day-to-day disclosure obligations and corporate governance matters. Her experience advising a diverse range of companies and financial institutions spans a variety of public and private transactions, including 144A offerings, public high yield and investment-grade debt offerings, equity offerings, tender offers, exchange offers, debt restructurings, corporate reorganizations, and M&A transactions. Kelly also regularly advises public companies and other organizations on SEC reporting requirements, corporate governance matters, and stock exchange rules and regulations.

Kelly has represented clients in a variety of industries, including communications, energy, automotive, banking, and manufacturing. In recent years, some of the companies Kelly has represented include Church's Chicken, Cumulus Media, Gray Television, Koch Industries, and Sprint Corporation. She also has represented financial institutions including Citigroup Global Markets and UBS Securities.

Kelly is a member of the Texas Bar Association and the Georgia Bar Association. She joined Jones Day's Dallas Office in 2007 and worked in the Atlanta Office from 2010 until transferring to the Houston Office in 2012.

Experience

Sprint finances matters relating to proposed merger with T-Mobile
Jones Day represented Sprint Corporation, a communications services company, in connection with financing matters relating to the business combination agreement entered into on April 29, 2018 with T-Mobile US, Inc. and related transactions.

Sprint completes private placement of $3.9 billion wireless spectrum-backed notes
Jones Day represented Sprint Corporation, a communications services company, in connection with the issuance by three wholly owned special purpose subsidiaries of $3.9 billion of wireless spectrum-backed notes consisting of approximately $2.1 billion of Series 2018-1 4.738% Senior Secured Notes, Class A-1 and $1.8 billion of Series 2018-1 5.152% Senior Secured Notes, Class A-2, in a Rule 144A and Regulation S private placement.

Sprint completes $1.5 billion public offering of Senior Notes
Jones Day advised Sprint Corporation, a communications services company, in connection with its underwritten public offering of $1.5 billion aggregate principal amount of 7.625% Notes due 2026, guaranteed by Sprint Communications, Inc.

Gray Television completes $250.1 million public offering of Common Stock
Jones Day advised Gray Television, Inc., a television broadcast company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia that owns and/or operates over 100 television stations and leading digital assets in markets throughout the United States, in connection with its underwritten public offering of 17.25 million shares of Common Stock.

Titan Energy sells Appalachia assets for $84.2 million
Jones Day advised Titan Energy, LLC, an affiliate of Atlas Energy Group, LLC, in the $84.2 million sale of a portion of its Appalachia assets to Diversified Gas & Oil, PLC.

Church's Chicken completes $210 million private placement of Senior Secured Notes in whole-business securitization
Jones Day advised Cajun Operating Company d/b/a Church's Chicken, a quick-service restaurant chain, in connection with a whole-business securitization consisting of the issuance of $185 million of Fixed Rate Senior Secured Notes and $25 million of Senior Secured Variable Funding (Revolving) Notes in a transaction exempt from registration under Rule 144A and Regulation S.

Sprint completes private placement of wireless spectrum-backed notes
Jones Day represented Sprint Corporation, a communications services company, in connection with the issuance by three special purpose, bankruptcy-remote, wholly owned subsidiaries of Sprint (the Issuers) of $3.5 billion of Series 2016-1 3.36% Senior Secured Notes, Class A-1 (the Notes) in a private transaction exempt from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933.

Gray Television completes $725 million notes offering and concurrent tender offer
Jones Day advised Gray Television, Inc., a television broadcasting company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, that owns and operates television stations in 51 television markets, in connection with the issuance of $725 million in aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes consisting of $525 million of 5.125% Senior Notes due 2024 and $200 million of add-on 5.875% Senior Notes due 2026 in a Rule 144A and Regulation S offering.

Gray Television issues $500 million of Senior Notes in Rule 144A and Regulation S offering
Jones Day advised Gray Television, Inc., a television broadcasting company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, that owns and operates television stations in 50 television markets, in connection with the issuance of $500 million in aggregate principal amount of 5.875% Senior Notes due 2026 in a Rule 144A and Regulation S offering.

Cortez Vickers Pipeline issues $32 million of Senior Secured Notes in private placement
Jones Day advised Cortez Vickers Pipeline Company, a special purpose entity with a partnership interest in the Cortez Pipeline Company, in connection with its issuance of $32 million of Senior Secured Notes in a private placement.

Citigroup Global Markets and Merrill Lynch complete $500 million public offering by Southwest Airlines
Jones Day represented Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, as underwriters, in connection with a public offering of $500 million of 2.65% Notes due 2020 by Southwest Airlines Co., a major passenger airline that provides scheduled air transportation in the United States and near-international markets.

Targa Resources Partners forms two joint ventures with subsidiary of Sanchez Energy Corporation
Jones Day advised Targa Resources Partners LP ("TRP") on the formation of two joint ventures with a subsidiary of Sanchez Energy Corporation ("SN") to construct a new 200 MMcf/d cryogenic natural gas processing plant in La Salle County, Texas and approximately 45 miles of associated high pressure gathering pipelines that will connect SN's Catarina Ranch acreage in the Eagle Ford shale play to the processing plant, costing approximately $240 million.

Capital Southwest completes spin-off of CSW Industrials
Jones Day advised Capital Southwest Corporation, a Dallas-based publicly traded business development company, in connection with its tax-free spin-off of CSW Industries, Inc., a diversified industrial growth company.

Gray Television completes $175.6 million public offering of Common Stock
Jones Day advised Gray Television, Inc., a television broadcasting company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, that owns and operates television stations in 44 television markets, in its underwritten public offering of approximately $175.6 million of Common Stock.

Sprint completes $1.5 billion offering of 7.625% Notes
Jones Day represented Sprint Corporation, a communications services company, in connection with its public offering of $1.5 billion aggregate principal amount of 7.625% Notes due 2025, guaranteed by Sprint Communications, Inc.

First Physicians Capital Group goes private
Jones Day represented First Physicians Capital Group Inc., a provider of innovative solutions to rural hospitals and the communities they serve, in connection with its going private transaction, including a 1-for-2,000 reverse stock split; filing of a Schedule 13E-3; and termination of registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

UBS Securities and other underwriters complete $157.9 million public offering of common units by Capital Product Partners
Jones Day represented UBS Securities LLC and the other underwriters in connection with the $157.9 million public offering of 15,000,000 common units by Capital Product Partners L.P., a Marshall Islands master limited partnership and an international owner of modern tanker, container, and drybulk vessels.

Koch Industries subsidiary announces expiration of consent solicitation relating to 6.25% Senior Notes
Jones Day represented Flint Hills Resources Houston Chemical, LLC, a major producer of propylene and a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., in connection with its consent solicitation relating to its 6.25% Senior Notes due 2020.

Cowen and Company completes private placement of Common Stock by GulfSlope Energy
Jones Day represented Cowen and Company, LLC, as placement agent, in connection with a private placement of Common Stock by GulfSlope Energy, Inc., an independent oil and gas company.

Koch Industries subsidiary acquires PetroLogistics for $2.1 billion
Jones Day advised Flint Hills Resources, LLC, a leading refining, chemicals, and biofuels company, and a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., in its acquisition of PetroLogistics, LP, a master limited partnership that is a major U.S. producer of propylene, in a cash deal valued at approximately $2.1 billion.

Additional Publications

  • July 2016SEC Adopts Final Resource Extraction Disclosure Rules
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