The BridgeTex Pipeline acquisition, in which Sidley represented Mapleleaf Midstream, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of OMERS, won “Best Oil & Gas Acquisition” at the 2019 IJ Investor Awards. The awards honor the best institutions, asset management and fundraising in energy and infrastructure, highlighting the work of those that facilitate vital investment in global infrastructure.
Sidley represented Mapleleaf Midstream, LLC in its acquisition of a 50% ownership interest in BridgeTex Pipeline Company, LLC from Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. and Plains All American Pipeline. The firm managed the legal aspects of the acquisition, including environmental due diligence and negotiation of the definitive transaction agreements. The team was led by partner Cliff W. Vrielink and included partners Christopher M. Barbuto, Banks Bruce, James Mendenhall, Angela T. Richards and William A. Williams, as well as senior counsel Marc E. Raven.