Stroock Advises Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Company and the Texas Pacific Group in $45 Billion TXU deal
Stroock represented Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR) and Texas Pacific Group (TPG) in connection with energy and commodity matters relating to the merger agreement under which an investor group led by KKR and TPG will acquire TXU, a Dallas-based energy company. The transaction was announced on February 26th and is valued at $45 billion. Stroock's team was led by Michael S. Shenberg (Partner, Energy, NY) and Mark N. Rae (Partner, Derivatives & Commodities, NY) with additional support by Scott Le Bouef (Special Counsel, Corporate, NY) and Larissa D. Annoual (Associate, Corporate, NY). Stroock previously represented KKR and TPG in connection with the Texas Genco acquisition.
The deal has been covered by various publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Daily Deal and Bloomberg News.