Kendall Hollrah

Practices

Education and Clerkships

J.D., University of Houston Law Center, 2005, magna cum laude; Order of the Coif; Managing Editor, Houston Law Review

B.A., Trinity University, 1999

Bar Admissions

Texas, 2005

Profile

Kendall Hollrah is a partner in the Capital Markets and Securities practice group. His practice focuses primarily in the areas of capital markets and securities, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate law. Kendall represents publicly traded and privately held companies in the energy industry in public offerings and private placements, debt and equity transactions, securities law compliance and corporate governance. He has also worked with clients in the information technology, finance, hospitality and insurance industries.

Professional and Community Activities

  • Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS), Board Member
  • Association of Corporate Growth, Houston Chapter, Membership Committee Member
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association

Recent Publications

  • "SEC Adopts New Rules to Facilitate Rights of Shareholders to Nominate Directors," co-author, Haynes and Boone Client Alert, September 1, 2010.

Selected Client Representations

Capital Markets Transactions

  • Represented a public E&P company in a collective $1.3 billion Rule 144A note offerings. 
  • Represented an upstream MLP in its $90 million initial public offering and subsequent debt and equity offerings totaling over $1.4 billion. 
  • Represented a private E&P company in a $250 million Rule 144A note offering and subsequent $250 million tack-on offering. 
  • Represented a leader in payroll and HR technology in its initial public offering of $114.6 million of common stock, including shares sold by selling shareholders. 
  • Represented a large energy retailer in the initial public offering of its indirect parent company on the Toronto Stock Exchange. 
  • Represented an oil and gas services company in its $90 million initial public offering representing 7.5 million shares of common stock. 
  • Represented an oil and gas services company in a $200 million Rule 144A offering. 
  • Represented an oil and gas services company in a $300 million Rule 144A offering. 
  • Represented an oil and gas services company in a $38.9 million public offering of common stock in connection with the financing of an acquisition of the onshore seismic business of a major competitor. 
  • Represented a subsidiary of an oil and gas services company in a $300 million Rule 144A note offering in connection with the financing of an acquisition of the onshore seismic business of a major competitor. 
  • Represented an insurance company in a $300 million public note offering. 
  • Represented a publicly traded master limited partnership in the negotiation, documentation and closing of a $150 million secured, revolving credit facility from a group of lenders subject to a borrowing base tied to the value of proved reserves attributable to its oil and gas properties. 
  • Represented an oil and gas exploration and production company in the negotiation, documentation and closing of a $15 million, multiple advance term loan facility from a private equity fund to a special purpose entity formed to acquire and develop certain oil and gas properties, secured by such properties with limited recourse to the project sponsor. 

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Represented a dairy and branded food provider in a $600 million acquisition of an organic produce producer. 
  • Represented a leading sales and marketing services company in the consumer goods industry in a transaction that facilitated a majority investment by a private equity fund. 
  • Represented a public chemical company in multiple acquisitions of chemical plants, including acquisitions in the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Singapore and Malaysia. 
  • Represented a major public restaurant company in the sale of more than 120 restaurants to a venture fund. 
  • Represented a custom injection molding plastics company in its sale of assets. 

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