Akin Gump Advises EP Energy in Initial Public Offering

(New York/Houston) – Akin Gump advised EP Energy Corporation in its initial public offering of 35.2 million shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $20 per share, which closed on January 23. The underwriters have a 30-day option to purchase from the company up to an additional 5.28 million shares of common stock at the public offering price (less underwriting discounts and commissions). EP Energy’s common stock began trading January 17 on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “EPE.”

Rosa Testani, a partner in Akin Gump’s corporate practice, and John Goodgame, a partner in the firm’s energy practice, led the team advising EP Energy.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 850 attorneys in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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