Akin Gump Advises Laclede Group in Acquisition of Regional Gas Companies

(New York) – A team from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP advised The Laclede Group in its $1.04 billion acquisition of Missouri Gas Energy and New England Gas Company. The price includes roughly $20 million in debt.

Both Missouri Gas Energy and New England Gas are divisions of Southern Union Company, itself an affiliate of Energy Transfer Equity and Energy Transfer Partners.

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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