Mayer Brown announced today that it is advising SCANA Corporation, an NYSE-listed energy-based holding company, in its merger with Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE: D). The value of the transaction, including assumption of debt, is approximately $14.6 billion.

After closing of the transaction and subject to regulatory approvals, SCANA would operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Dominion Energy and would maintain its significant community presence, local management structure and the headquarters of its South Carolina Electric & Gas Company subsidiary in South Carolina.

The Mayer Brown team was led by Corporate & Securities partners William Kucera, Andrew Noreuil, and Frederick Thomas (all Chicago) and included: Corporate & Securities – partners David Schuette (Chicago) and Magnus Karlberg (New York), and associates Stefania Alessi, Ryan Ferris, Michael Gomez, Elizabeth Gore, Christopher Jurmann, Cecilia Kress, Tyler Pate and Eric Tubbs (all Chicago); Employment & Benefits – partner Debra Hoffman and associates James Crossen and Stephanie Vasconcellos (all Chicago); Government & Global Trade – partner Angela Giancarlo (Washington DC); Intellectual Property – partner Richard Assmus (Chicago); Litigation & Dispute Resolution – partners Richard Favretto and William Stallings (both Washington DC) and partner Michele Odorizzi (Chicago), and counsels Kim Leffert and Matthew Sostrin (both Chicago) and Meytal McCoy (Washington DC); Real Estate – counsel Robert Morgan (Houston); and Tax Transactions & Consulting – partner James Barry and associate Christopher Odell (both Chicago).