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Enbridge to Acquire All Public Equity of Enbridge Energy Partners and Enbridge Energy Management

Vinson & Elkins provided tax counsel to Enbridge Inc. (Enbridge) in connection with separate definitive agreements under which Enbridge will acquire all of the outstanding public Class A common units of Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. and all of the outstanding public Listed Shares of Enbridge Energy Management, L.L.C.

The acquired equity of the combined transactions is valued at US$3.5 billion based on the closing price of Enbridge’s common shares on the New York Stock Exchange on September 17, 2018.

The V&E tax team included partners Ryan Carney, Gary Huffman, Natan Leyva and Jim Meyer and associates Christine Mainguy and Jen Maul.

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