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Kate Barrington McGregor
Kate Barrington McGregor
Kate Barrington McGregor

Kate Barrington McGregor


About Kate

Kate Barrington McGregor advises and represents business clients on securities matters, corporate finance and general corporate transactions. With a primary focus on capital markets, she represents issuers and underwriters in public and private offerings of equity securities, high-yield debt securities and investment-grade debt securities.

In addition, Kate advises clients on Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting and disclosure obligations, and other corporate governance and compliance matters. She also assists public and private clients with mergers, acquisitions and commercial transactions.         


Recent Notable Matters

AP Energy Holdings Inc and South Field Energy LLC — $1.3 billion project financing and equity arrangements for the construction of the South Field Energy project, a 1,182 MW combined-cycle natural gas electric generating facility located near Wellsville, Ohio

Competitive Power Ventures — equity financing for its gas-fired Three Rivers Energy Center project in Illinois

Kinder Morgan, Inc. — final investment decision between Kinder Morgan Texas Pipeline LLC, DCP Midstream and an affiliate of Targa Resources to proceed with the $1.7 billion Gulf Coast Express Pipeline Project, designed to transport up to 1.92 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas

Underwriter's Counsel for EOG Resources, Inc. — shelf offerings of debt securities totaling  of $2 billion of senior notes

Western Refining Logistics, LP — representing the Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of the general partner of Western Refining Logistics, LP in its merger with Andeavor Logistics LP in a unit-for-unit transaction valued at $1.8 billion

Kinder Morgan, Inc. — $1.25 billion offering of senior notes, as issuer

Kinder Morgan, Inc. — Rule 144A offering of $375 million of 4.15 percent senior notes due in 2026 for its wholly-owned subsidiary Colorado Interstate Gas Company

Kinder Morgan, Inc. — acquisition of all the outstanding equity securities of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P., Kinder Morgan Management, LLC, and El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P., for a total transaction value of approximately $76 billion

Parsley Energy Inc. — $2.8 billion acquisition of certain entities holding undeveloped acreage and producing oil and gas properties in the core of the Midland Basin from Double Eagle Energy Permian LLC and certain of its affiliates consisting of approximately $1.4 billion in cash and approximately 39.8 million units of Parsley Energy

Independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company — acquisition of Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. for $2.7 billion in stock and cash

Kinder Morgan, Inc. — $6 billion debt offering consisting of $500 million of 2 percent Senior Notes due 2017, $1.5 billion of 3.05 percent Senior Notes due 2019, $1.5 billion of 4.3 percent Senior Notes due 2025, $750 million of 5.3 percent Senior Notes due 2034, and $1.75 billion of 5.55 percent Senior Notes due 2045

ConocoPhillips — $2.5 billion public offering of senior notes, consisting of two series of floating rate notes and three series of fixed rate notes, ranging in maturity from 3 to 10 years

Sysco Corporation — $2 billion public offering of senior notes consisting of three series of fixed rate notes ranging in maturity from 5 to 30 years

Underwriter's Counsel for Independent Bank Group, Inc. — multiple public offerings of subordinated notes totaling $105 million

Underwriter's Counsel for Independent Bank Group, Inc. — public offering of $45 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.875 percent Subordinated Notes due August 1, 2024, in a reopening of the existing series of such notes

Kinder Morgan, Inc. — SEC-registered offering of 32 million depositary shares, each representing a 1/20th interest in a share of its 9.75 percent Series A Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock

Bluescape Resources Company LLC — investment by Energy Strategic Advisory Services LLC (ESAS), a subsidiary of Bluescape, in EXCO Resources, Inc.

HEYCO Energy Group, Inc. — sale of its subsidiary, Harvey E. Yates Company, to Matador Resources Co. in exchange for Matador stock

Phillips 66 Partners LP — agreements with Paradigm Energy Partners, LLC to form two joint ventures to develop midstream logistics in North Dakota that will enhance crude oil transportation, with capital commitments of the partners for approximately $300 million

Publications and Speeches

“What Keeps Boards Up At Night,” Corporate Compliance Insights, November 28, 2016.

“Five Tips for Female Attorneys Entering Law Firm Life,” Texas Lawyer, August 12, 2016.



University of Virginia School of Law,
University of Virginia,
with distinction

Bar Admissions





Harlem Lacrosse and Leadership
Board of Directors
2012 - 2017
Houston Bar Association
IDEA Commitee
2015 - 2017
Houston Young Lawyers Association



What Keeps Boards up at Night?

November 28, 2016
Corporate Compliance Insights