Jefferies acts as financial advisor to Copano Energy in its $5 billion unit for unit acquisition by Kinder Morgan
Clients Jefferies & Company, Inc.
Jones Day advised Jefferies & Company as financial advisor to midstream energy company Copano Energy, LLC, in its acquisition by Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. for a total purchase price of approximately $5 billion. Kinder Morgan exchanged .4563 of its own common units for each common unit of Copano.
Copano, with operations primarily in Texas, Oklahoma, and Wyoming, provides comprehensive services to natural gas producers, including natural gas gathering, processing, treating, and natural gas liquids fractionation. Copano owns an interest in or operates about 6,900 miles of pipelines with 2.7 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) of natural gas throughput capacity and 9 processing plants with more than 1 Bcf/d of processing capacity and 315 million cubic feet per day of treating capacity.