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K. Stancell Haigwood
K. Stancell Haigwood
Senior Associate — Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions
Senior Associate — Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions

K. Stancell Haigwood

K. Stancell Haigwood
New York

The Grace Building
1114 Avenue of the Americas
32nd Floor
New York, NY 10036

K. Stancell Haigwood

Stancell’s principal area of practice is corporate finance and securities law, including securities offerings, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate representation. Her capital markets experience includes representation of both issuers and underwriters in initial public offerings, as well as public and private offerings of equity and debt securities. She also works with private equity investors, their portfolio companies, and a variety of other public and private companies in connection with mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, and strategic investments.

Experience Highlights

  • Spartan Energy Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by an affiliate of Apollo Global Management, in its business combination with Fisker Inc., a developer of eco-friendly electric vehicles (pending)

  • Tortoise Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company with a strategic focus on the energy sector and decarbonizing commercial transportation in North America, in the merger with Hyliion Inc., a developer and manufacturer of electrified powertrain solutions for Class 8 commercial vehicles that significantly reduce emissions (pending)

  • Arc Logistics Partners and Lightfoot Capital Partners in the $422 million sale of the general partner of, and all of the outstanding common units in, Arc Logistics to Zenith Energy Management

  • Focus Financial Partners Inc. in its $615 million initial public offering of common stock

  • Black Stone Minerals, L.P. in its $428 million initial public offering of common units

  • Natural Resources Partners L.P. in its $250 million private placement of Class A convertible preferred units to funds affiliated with Blackstone Tactical Opportunities and GoldenTree Asset Management 

  • Southwest Airlines Co. in its $2.3 billion public offering of common stock

  • Reata Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in its $505 million public offering of common stock

  • Global Partners LP in its $114 million public offering of common units 

  • Buckeye Partners, L.P. in its $588 million public offering of common units

  • Black Stone Minerals, L.P. in its $300 million private placement of Series B cumulative convertible preferred units

  • Global Partners LP in its $60 million public offering of Seres A fixed-to-floating rate cumulative redeemable perpetual preferred units 

  • Underwriters to Civeo Corporation in its $69 million public offering of common stock 

  • Underwriters to Nabors Industries Ltd. in its $312 million public offering of common shares and its concurrent $250 million public offering of mandatory convertible preferred shares 

  • Underwriters to Independence Realty Trust in its $259 million public offering of common stock 

  • Underwriters to VTTI Energy Partners LP in its $101 million public offering of common units 

  • Southwest Airlines Co. in its $2.3 billion public offering of convertible senior notes

  • Southwest Airlines Co. in its $2 billion public offering of investment grade senior notes

  • Global Partners LP in its $400 million offering of senior notes

  • SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. in its $630 million offering of senior notes 

  • N&W Global Vending S.p.A. in its €70 million offering of senior notes 

  • Underwriters to Teekay Corporation in its $125 million offering of convertible senior notes 

  • Underwriters to Nabors Industries, Inc. in its $575 million investment grade offering of exchangeable senior notes 

  • Underwriters to Nabors Industries, Inc. in its $600 million investment grade offering of senior notes 

  • Double Eagle Energy Permian in its $2.8 billion sale of certain undeveloped acreage and producing oil and gas properties in the core of the Midland Basin to Parsley Energy

  • Riverstone Holdings in its capacity as second lien lender and private equity sponsor in connection with Fieldwood Energy’s restructuring, including the conversion of more than $1.6 billion in funded debt to equity, its $525 million new money rights offering, and the acquisition of Noble Energy’s deepwater assets in the Gulf of Mexico, all as effectuated through prepackaged chapter 11 cases

  • Focus Financial Partners in an investment by Stone Point Capital and KKR that values Focus at approximately $2 billion

  • Routinely advises multiple publicly traded corporations and MLPs on 1933 Act and 1934 Act compliance, listing exchange requirements, corporate governance, and board of directors matters