Shearman & Sterling represented Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith and J.P. Morgan Securities in connection with Atmos Energy Corporation’s block trade offering of 4,558,404 shares of common stock.
Atmos Energy, headquartered in Dallas, is the country's largest, fully regulated, natural-gas-only distributor, serving over three million natural gas distribution customers in over 1,400 communities in eight states from the Blue Ridge Mountains in the East to the Rocky Mountains in the West. Atmos Energy also manages company-owned natural gas pipeline and storage assets, including one of the largest intrastate natural gas pipeline systems in Texas.
The Shearman & Sterling team included partner Lisa Jacobs (New York-Capital Markets) and associates Nathan Mee (San Francisco-Capital Markets), Erica Kassman (New York-Capital Markets) and Rachel Kim (Menlo Park-Capital Markets). Other Shearman & Sterling attorneys involved with the offering included partner Larry Crouch and associate Emalie Sundale (both Menlo Park-Tax).