Jefferies acts as sole financial advisor to Kinder Morgan Energy Partners ("KMP") and Kinder Morgan Management ("KMR") Special Committees in Kinder Morgan's $76 billion acquisition of KMP, KMR, and El Paso Pipeline Partners
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Jones Day advised Jefferies LLC, as financial advisor to the Conflicts and Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of the General Partner of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners ("KMP") and the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Kinder Morgan Management ("KMR"), in Kinder Morgan's acquisition by merger of all of the outstanding equity securities of KMP, KMR, and El Paso Pipeline Partners. The mergers, valued at approximately $76 billion in the aggregate, collectively represent the largest energy M&A transaction since the merger of Exxon and Mobil. The combined entity will be the largest energy infrastructure company in North America and the third largest energy company overall with an estimated enterprise value of approximately $140 billion.