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TC Energy Partners with Global Infrastructure Partners Through $5.2B Sale of a 40% Equity Interest in Columbia Gas and Columbia Gulf

Vinson & Elkins advised Global Infrastructure Partners in the execution of a definitive agreement with TC Energy to acquire a 40 percent interest in its Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC (Columbia Gas) and Columbia Gulf Transmission, LLC (Columbia Gulf) systems, in a new joint venture, with total proceeds expected to be US $3.9 billion in cash, to be paid at closing, subject to certain customary adjustments.

The Vinson & Elkins team was led by partners Robert Hughes and Eamon Nolan and senior associate Austin White, with assistance from associates Michelle Fu, Tessa Krieger-Carlisle and Maham Shahzad. Other key team members include partner David Wicklund, counsel Zach Rider and associate Taylor Daily; partner Jason McIntosh and associate Katie Dillard; partner Damien Lyster and associate Ryan Hoeffner; counsel Megan Menniti, senior associate Michael Zarcaro and associate Vestita Kuntz;  partner Sarah Mitchell, senior associate Alexander Baker and associate Victoria Bahrami-Negad; partner Matt Dobbins, counsel Brandon Tuck, senior associate Grant Tolley and associate Kelly Rondinelli; counsel Rajesh Patel and associate Haley Titcomb; partners Hill Wellford and Kara Kuritz and associates Adam Thomas and Alyx Eva; partner Sean Becker and associate Andrew Cox; and partner David D’Alessandro and associate Kenneth Strain.

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