2011: On February 11, KMI again begins trading on the New York Stock Exchange following the largest private equity-backed initial public offering in U.S. history. The IPO issues nearly 110 million shares and raises approximately $3.3 billion.
2012: In May, KMI completes an approximately $38 billion acquisition of El Paso Corporation making KMI the largest midstream and one of the largest energy companies and natural gas network operators in North America. As part of the transaction, Kinder Morgan adds a fourth publicly traded entity to its family of companies – El Paso Pipeline Partners L.P (NYSE: EPB).
2013: In May, KMP completes an approximately $5 billion acquisition of Copano Energy, which enables the company to significantly expand its midstream services footprint and offer a wider array of services to its customers.
2014: In August, KMI acquires all of the publicly held shares/units of KMP, KMR and EPB in an approximately $76 billion transaction which closes on November 26. Kinder Morgan is now one publicly traded company with a ticker on the New York Stock Exchange of KMI.