Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, represented Barclays and the several underwriters in connection with the offering and issuance by Regency Energy Partners LP and Regency Energy Finance Corp. of $700 million aggregate principal amount of 5.00% senior notes due 2022. The high yield bonds were sold in a public offering registered with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

Regency Energy Partners is engaged in the gathering and processing, compression, treating and transportation of natural gas; the transportation, fractionation and storage of natural gas liquids; the gathering, transportation and terminaling of oil (crude and/or condensate) received from producers; and the management of coal and natural resource properties in the United States.

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 Cynthia Mabry and James Lloyd (both 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).