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� Citigroup Inc. acquisition of Associates First Capital Corp. Description: New York’s Citigroup Inc. acquires Associates First Capital Corp. of Dallas in a deal valued at $31 billion. Completed in November. Counsel for Citigroup: Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom Counsel for Associates First Capital: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Sullivan & Cromwell � El Paso Energy Corp. acquisition of The Coastal Corp. Description: El Paso Energy Corp. of Houston acquires The Coastal Corp., another Houston-based company, in a deal valued at about $16 billion in stock and assumed debt and preferred equity. Completed in January 2001. Counsel for El Paso: In-house; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson; Chadbourne & Parke Counsel for Coastal: In-house; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom � Transocean Sedco Forex Inc. acquisition of R&B Falcon Corp. Description: Transocean Sedco Forex Inc. acquires R&B Falcon Corp. in a deal valued at about $8.8 billion in stock and assumed debt. Completed in January 2001. Counsel for Transocean: In-house; Baker Botts; Sullivan & Cromwell; Clifford Chance Counsel for R&B Falcon: In-house; Cravath, Swaine & Moore � i2 Technologies Inc. acquisition of Aspect Development Inc. Description: Dallas’ i2 Technologies Inc. acquires Aspect Development Inc. of Mountain View, Calif., in a deal valued at $7.9 billion. Completed in June. Counsel for i2: Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison; Sullivan & Cromwell Counsel for Aspect: Cooley Godward; Dewey, Ballantine, Bushby, Palmer & Wood � Anadarko Petroleum Corp. acquisition of Union Pacific Resources Inc. Description: Anadarko Petroleum Corp. of Houston acquires Fort Worth’s Union Pacific Resources Inc. in a transaction valued at about $7.2 billion in stock. Completed in July. Counsel for Anadarko: In-house; Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz; Dewey, Ballantine, Bushby, Palmer & Wood Counsel for Union Pacific Resources: In-house; Morgan, Lewis & Bochius; Fulbright & Jaworski; sole practitioner Chris Andrews of Fort Worth; Sullivan & Cromwell � SBC Communications Inc. � U.S. wireless operations merger with Bellsouth Corp. � U.S. wireless operations Description: San Antonio’s SBC Communications Inc. merges its wireless operations with BellSouth Corp.’s wireless unit in a deal valued at about $6.9 billion. Completed in October. Counsel for SBC: Sullivan & Cromwell; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom Counsel for BellSouth: Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson � Texas Instruments Inc. acquisition of Burr-Brown Corp. Description: Texas Instruments Inc. of Dallas acquires Burr-Brown Corp. of Tucson, Ariz., in an all-stock deal valued at about $6.9 billion. Completed in August. Counsel for Texas Instruments: In-house; Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Slaughter & May Counsel for Burr-Brown: Snell & Wilmer; Morris Nichols Arsht & Tunnell � Clear Channel Communications Inc. acquisition of SFX Entertainment Inc. Description: Clear Channel Communications Inc. of San Antonio acquires SFX Entertainment Inc. of New York for about $4.1 billion in stock and assumed debt. Completed in August. Counsel for Clear Channel: In-house; Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Morris Nichols Arsht & Tunnell Counsel for SFX: In-house; Winston & Strawn; Baker & McKenzie; Richards, Layton & Finger; Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker; Morgan Lewis & Bockius � Occidental Petroleum Corp. acquisition of Altura Energy Ltd. Description: BP Amoco and Shell Oil Co. sell their common interest in Altura Energy Limited Partnership to Los Angeles-based Occidental Petroleum Corp. in a deal valued at $3.6 billion. Completed in April. Counsel for Occidental Petroleum: In-house; Vinson & Elkins Counsel for BP Amoco: In-house; Baker Botts; McDermott, Will & Emery Counsel for Shell: In-house; Bracewell & Patterson � SBC Communications acquisition of Sterling Commerce Inc. Description: San Antonio’s SBC Communications Inc. acquires Sterling Commerce Inc. by paying $3.6 billion for its stock and then merges the company into an SBC subsidiary. Completed in April. Counsel for SBC: In-house; Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Arnold & Porter, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett Counsel for Sterling Commerce: In-house; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson Sources: Thomson Financial Securities Data, Texas Lawyer’s “Deals & Suits” column and Baker Botts

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