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Baker Botts Advises Composite Advanced Technologies, Inc in its Acquisition by Apollo


Deal Description: On August 21, 2023, Composite Advanced Technologies, Inc (“CATEC”), a leading provider of compressed natural gas, renewable natural gas and hydrogen transportation and storage solutions in the United States, completed the sale of a majority interest in CATEC to Apollo-managed funds. 

Based in Houston, Texas, CATEC manufactures large format Type IV cylinders that facilitate the use of natural gas and hydrogen across a wide variety of industry applications when mounted on mobile trailers or used in stationary applications. CATEC’s high capacity, lightweight trailers and storage solutions help end-customers decarbonize, while making lower carbon energy sources more accessible and affordable. 

Baker Botts L.L.P. acted as legal counsel to CATEC.

The official press release can be found here.

Baker Botts Lawyers/Office Involved:

Corporate: Clint Rancher (Partner, Houston); Josh Gonzales (Senior Associate, Houston); Michael Mazidi (Associate, Houston); Chandler Block (Associate, Houston)

Tax: Steve Marcus (Partner, Dallas)

Employee Benefits: Jason Loden (Partner, Houston)


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