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Gillian A. Hobson
Gillian A. Hobson
Partner — Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions
Partner — Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions

Gillian A. Hobson

Gillian A. Hobson
Houston

1001 Fannin Street
Suite 2500
Houston, TX 77002

Gillian A. Hobson

Experience Highlights

  • Alon USA in the $464 million acquisition by Delek US Holdings of the outstanding shares of Alon common stock 

  • TransCanada Corporation in the $915 million merger of Columbia Pipeline Partners and Columbia Pipeline Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary of TransCanada

  • TC PipeLines in its $765 million acquisition of a 49.3% interest in Iroquois Gas Transmission System and the remaining 11.8% interest in Portland Natural Gas Transmission System from TransCanada 

  • Columbia Pipeline Partners LP in its $1.2 billion initial public offering of common units

  • Underwriters to Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. in its $1.1 billion initial public offering of common units

  • Inergy, L.P. and Inergy Midstream, L.P. in an $8 billion multistep combination transaction with Crestwood Midstream Partners LP and Crestwood Holdings LLC

  • Crestwood Midstream Partners in its $750 million acquisition of Arrow Midstream Holdings, a privately-held midstream company in the Bakken shale play

  • Alon USA Partners, LP in its $184 million initial public offering of common units

  • Inergy Midstream, L.P. in its $313 million initial public offering of common units

  • Oiltanking Partners, L.P. in its $247 million initial public offering of common units

  • Spectra Energy Corp. in its $11+ billion agreement with Spectra Energy Partners to drop down Spectra Energy’s remaining U.S. transmission, storage, and liquids assets to Spectra Energy Partners

  • Continental Airlines in its $3.2 billion all-stock merger with United Airlines

  • Energy Transfer Equity in its $900 million acquisition of the general partner of Regency Energy Partners and the sale of its interests in the Midcontinent Express Pipeline to Regency Energy Partners

  • Penn Virginia Corporation in the $400 million acquisition and related financing of producing properties and undeveloped leasehold interests in the Eagle Ford Shale play from Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation

Credentials

  • University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 1998
  • Harvard University, B.A., 1993
  • Legal 500 U.S., Capital Markets: Equity Offerings, 2017
  • Selected to the Who’s Who in Energy list, Houston Business Journal, 2015
  • Selected to the Texas Super Lawyers list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2013−2018
  • Selected to the Texas Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2007−2011
  • MCAA Rainmakers Award, D&B Magazine, 2018
  • Selected to the BTI Client Service All-Stars list, BH Media Group, Inc., 2014
  • IFLR1000, 2020 and 2021
  • Board of Directors and Executive Committee Member: Houston Ballet
  • Board of Directors and Governance Committee Member: The Houston Zoo
  • Texas
  • “The Millennial Majority and the Triple Bottom Line,” 2019 Creating Pathways to Diversity Conference, October 15, 2019 (moderator)
  • “2018 Governance Outlook,” The National Association of Corporate Directors: The Strategic-Asset GC, February 12, 2018 (moderator)
  • “Tenth SEC Division of Corporation Finance Staff Legal Bulletin on Rule 14a-8 Creates New Paths to Omit Shareholder Proposals,” V&E SEC Update E-communication, November 6, 2017 (co-author)
  • “Public Company Perspectives on Governance and Communication,” 2017 Kayo Women’s Energy Investment Conference, June 12, 2017 (moderator)
  • “Making Sense of Governance Standards,” The National Association of Corporate Directors’ Summit: The Strategic-Asset GC, June 1, 2017 (panelist)
  • “Alternative Sources of Capital Raising in a Distressed Market,” V&E Houston’s Office, January 13, 2016 (speaker)