Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, represented BofA Merrill Lynch and the several underwriters in connection with the offering and issuance by Regency Energy Partners LP and Regency Energy Finance Corp. of $900 million aggregate principal amount of 5.875% senior notes due 2022. Regency Energy Partners is engaged in the gathering and processing, compression, treating and transportation of natural gas and the transportation, fractionation and storage of natural gas liquids. The high yield bonds were sold in a public offering registered with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

The Mayer Brown team included lawyers from the Houston, Chicago and Washington DC offices, led by Corporate & Securities partners Jeff Dobbs and Bill Heller (both Houston). They were assisted by Corporate & Securities associates Kristen Ford, Cynthia Mabry, James Lloyd and John Furlow (all Houston), Banking & Finance partner Bill Hart (Houston); Tax Transactions & Consulting partner Jeff Bruns and associate Steve Garden (both Chicago); Government & Global Trade partner David Bloom (Washington DC); and Environmental counsel Roger Patrick (Washington DC).