Amy R. Curtis

Amy R. Curtis

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  • Thompson & Knight LLP
    One Arts Plaza
    1722 Routh Street, Suite 1500
    Dallas, TX 75201 USA
    214.969.1763
    214.999.1564
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Amy Curtis' practice focuses on mergers, acquisitions, and securities matters. Her expertise includes public and private debt and equity offerings; tender offers, mergers, and stock and asset acquisitions; SEC reporting and general securities compliance; and general corporate, partnership, limited liability company, and contract matters. In addition, Amy has advised clients on the adoption and implementation of corporate governance policies and procedures.

Experience

Acquisitions, Mergers, and Sales

  • Represented a public oil and gas exploration and production company with an enterprise value in excess of $4.5 billion in a negotiated tender offer

  • Represented sellers of a private company in a $3.7 billion sale of a controlling interest to a consortium of funds

  • Represented privately held Permian Basin oil and gas company in its $2.4 billion sale to a public company

  • Represented a public cement, aggregate, concrete, and construction material supplier in connection with its $2.9 billion acquisition by its controlling shareholder by tender offer and merger
  • Represented a public Canadian electronics retailer in connection with its $284 million acquisition by a U.S. public electronics retailer by cash tender offer and merger
  • Represented a public oil and gas company in negotiated tender offer and follow-on cash merger with another public oil and gas company for a purchase price of $265 million
  • Represented public retailer of arts, crafts, framing, wall décor, and seasonal merchandise in its $150 million acquisition of an international wholesale and retail supplier of arts and crafts products
  • Represented a public technology company in negotiated tender offer and follow-on registered stock merger with another public technology company for a purchase price of $150 million
  • Represented a staffing and consulting company in leveraged recapitalization, stock exchange and redemption transaction; $131 million

  • Represented an international public oil and gas company in stock purchase of foreign subsidiaries of another public oil and gas company; $90 million

  • Represented a publicly traded royalty trust in divestiture of its assets

  • Represented a public mattress and bedding manufacturer in divestiture of its innerspring component business

  • Represented privately held distribution company in multiple divestitures of retail book, music, and movie distribution business

  • Represented an oil field services company in sale of the company to a publicly-traded acquirer

  • Represented four major trucking companies in sale of a third party logistics company to a private equity firm

  • Represented a national bank in the divestiture of its royalty trust administration business

  • Represented owners of a fundraising consulting firm in sale of the company to a private equity firm

  • Represented a nursery company in recapitalization and stock exchange

  • Represented a pharmaceutical company in multiple rounds of venture capital financing

  • Represented a public entertainment company in acquisitions and dispositions of multiple video stores

  • Represented a management group in management buyout of pizza chain

  • Represented an insurance agency in sale of assets, joint venture transaction and debt financing with public insurance company

  • Represented a public oil and gas company in going-private merger transaction

  • Represented a telecommunications company in purchase of call center assets

  • Represented a compensation consulting firm in sale of assets to national consulting firm

Capital Markets and Securities

  • Represented a public oil and gas exploration and production company in public offering of $1 billion of investment grade notes
  • Represented a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) in a $414 million initial public offering of units
  • Represented a public cement, aggregates, and concrete company in Rule 144A offering of $650 of senior notes and self-tender offer for $550 million of senior notes

  • Represented a public mattress and bedding manufacturer in a $450 million Rule 144A offering of senior notes

  • Represented a public oil and gas exploration and production company in Rule 144A offering of $300 million of senior notes and self-tender offer for $160 million of senior notes

  • Represented a public oil and gas exploration and production company in self-tender offer for $769 million of senior notes

  • Represented a public oil and gas exploration and production company in Rule 144A offering of $300 million of senior notes

  • Represented a public cement and steel producer in Rule 144A offering of $600 million of senior notes and self-tender offer for $200 million of senior notes
  • Represented a public cement, aggregates, and concrete company in Rule 144A offering of $300 million of senior notes

  • Represented a publicly traded royalty trust in registered offerings of $511 million of trust units

Other Representative Transactions

  • Represented public MLP in "check-the-box" transaction to elect C corporation status
  • Represented a public cement and steel producer in spin-off of its steel division, including Rule 144A offerings by each company of senior notes ($350 million and $300 million) and self-tender offer for $600 million of senior notes

Distinctions/Honors

  • The Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward/White Inc. (Corporate Law); 2016-2019

  • Texas Super Lawyers® by Thomson Reuters (Mergers & Acquisitions); 2013-2017

  • Best Lawyers in Dallas (Corporate Securities/Capital Markets), D Magazine; 2017-2018

  • Texas Rising Stars® by Thomson Reuters (Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities & Corporate Finance); 2004-2013

  • Best Women Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine; 2010

  • "ICFM Leading Lawyers 500," InterContinental Finance magazine; 2013

Activities (Memberships/Affiliations)

  • Member, American Bar Association

  • Member, Dallas Bar Association