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Thomas G. Zentner III
Thomas G. Zentner III
Partner — Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions
Partner — Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions

Thomas G. Zentner III

Thomas G. Zentner III
Austin

2801 Via Fortuna
Suite 100
Austin, TX 78746

Houston

1001 Fannin Street
Suite 2500
Houston, TX 77002

Thomas G. Zentner III

Experience Highlights

  • Brigham Minerals, Inc. in its $261 million initial public offering of Class A common stock 

  • Oasis Midstream Partners LP in its $147 million initial public offering of common units

  • Venator Materials PLC in its $522 million initial public offering of ordinary shares by a selling shareholder and separation from Huntsman Corporation

  • Underwriters to CNX Coal Resources LP in its $83 million initial public offering of common units

  • Brigham Resources in the $2.55 billion cash and stock sale of all of its leasehold interests and related assets to Diamondback Energy

  • Oasis Petroleum Inc. in its $275 million offering of convertible senior notes 

  • Anadarko Petroleum Corporation in its $2.1 billion public offering of common stock 

  • Underwriters to Jones Energy, Inc. in its $73 million ATM program 

  • Anadarko Petroleum Corporation in its $3 billion offering of senior notes

  • Anadarko Petroleum Corporation in the $420 million sale of a portion of its future royalties associated with existing soda ash and coal leases in Sweetwater County, Wyoming  

  • Oasis Petroleum Inc. in its $183 million public offering of common stock

  • Underwriters to Tesoro Logistics LP in its $298 million public offering of common units

  • Targa Resources Partners LP in its $127 million public offering of preferred units 

  • Underwriters to USD Partners LP in its $155 million initial public offering of common units

  • Underwriters to CONE Midstream Partners, LP in its $443 million initial public offering of common units

  • Underwriters to QEP Midstream Partners, LP in its $483 million initial public offering of common units

  • Underwriters to Tesoro Logistics LP in its $314 million initial public offering of common units and its combined $2.0 billion public offerings of common units

  • Targa Resources Partners, LP in its combined $2.1 billion public offerings of common units

  • Underwriters to Martin Midstream Partners L.P. in its combined $554 million public offerings of common units

  • Brigham Minerals, Inc. in its $41 million public offering of common stock by a selling stockholder

  • Oasis Midstream Partners LP in its $46 million public offering of common units

  • Underwriters to CNX Midstream Partners LP in its $137 million public offering of common units by a selling unitholder

  • Targa Resources Corp. in its $1 billion private placement of Series A preferred stock 

  • Newfield Exploration Company in its $808 million public offering of common stock

  • Core Laboratories N.V. in its $198 million public offering of common stock 

  • FMSA Holdings Inc. in its $400 million initial public offering of common stock by a selling stockholder 

  • Underwriters to Jones Energy, Inc. in its $188 million initial public offering of common stock

  • Oasis Petroleum Inc. in its $676 million initial public offering of common stock and its $471 million public offering of common stock

  • Targa Resources Corp. in its $360 million initial public offering of common stock 

  • Range Resources Corporation in its $600 million offering of senior notes

  • Underwriters to an upstream oil & gas company in its $1.2 billion offering of senior notes

  • Underwriters to EnLink Midstream, LLC in its $500 million offering of senior notes

  • Underwriters to CNX Resources Corporation in its $500 million offering of senior notes

  • Targa Resources Partners LP in its $1 billion offering of senior notes

  • Harvest Midstream I, L.P. in its $600 million offering of senior notes

  • RSP Permian, Inc. in its $200 million offering of senior notes

  • Range Resources Corp. in its $750 million offering of senior notes     

  • Newfield Exploration Company in its $816 million investment grade offering of senior notes

  • CrownRock, L.P. in its $350 million offering of senior notes

  • Targa Resources Corp. in its $6.7 billion acquisition of Targa Resources Partners in an all stock-for-unit transaction

  • Devon Energy Corp. in the $220 million drop down of the Victoria Express Pipeline System and related assets to EnLink Midstream Partners in exchange for cash and equity

  • Targa Resources Partners and Targa Resources Corp. in the $7.7 billion acquisition of Atlas Pipeline Partners and Atlas Energy

  • Devon Energy Corporation in the $8.84 billion contribution of substantially all of its U.S. midstream business to Crosstex Energy and Crosstex Energy to form a consolidated midstream business controlled by Devon

  • 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

Credentials

  • University of Texas School of Law, J.D. with honors, 2008
  • University of Texas, B.B.A., Business Honors/Finance with honors, 2005
  • Selected to the Texas Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2015−2018
  • Legal 500 U.S., Debt Offerings, 2018; Energy: Transactions – Oil & Gas, 2019
  • Member: Houston Bar Association; Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Texas
  • “Raising Capital in Traditional and New Markets,” 2018 CFO University, April 13, 2018 (panelist)
  • “Alternative Sources of Capital Raising in a Distressed Market,” V&E Houston’s Office, January 13, 2016 (speaker)
  • “Retail Preferred Offerings Expand Outside of the Traditional E&P MLP Space,” V&E MLP Update E-communication, October 12, 2015 (co-author)