Timothy S. Taylor

Partner

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Houston

P: +1.713.229.1184
F: +1.713.229.7784
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Tim Taylor handles a wide variety of securities and corporate transactions. He represents both large and small companies in mergers and acquisitions. He also counsels issuers and underwriters in connection with public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities.

Mr. Taylor advises clients, including utility companies, petrochemical companies and residential homebuilders, on compliance with federal securities laws. Additionally, he represents issuers and financial advisors in comprehensive debt and equity restructurings of publicly traded and privately held corporations and limited partnerships.

Related Experience

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (formerly Reliant Energy, Incorporated) and subsidiaries – pending $7.2 billion acquisition of Enable Midstream Partners, LP by Energy Transfer LP; pending $2.15 billion sale of Arkansas and Oklahoma natural gas LDC businesses; spin-off of Reliant Resources, Inc.; acquisition of NorAm Energy Corp.; sale of cable television operations
  • El Paso Electric Company – $5.4 billion acquisition by an affiliate of the Infrastructure Investments Fund
  • Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. – $1.4 billion acquisition of Arizona Chemical Holdings Corporation
  • Lyondell Chemical Company – $2.3 billion acquisition of Millennium Chemicals Inc.; $2.1 billion acquisition of CITGO’s interest in LYONDELL-CITGO Refining LP
  • Westlake Chemical Corporation – $255 million acquisition of Eastman Chemical Company’s polyethylene business and related assets
  • Imperial Sugar Company – formation of Louisiana Sugar Refining, LLC joint venture (LSR); sale of Imperial Sugar’s interest in LSR
  • Houston Wire & Cable Company – purchase of Southwest Wire Rope LP and Southern Wire, LLC
  • Wholesome Sweeteners, Incorporated – representation of owners in sale of equity interests
  • DX Holding Company, Inc. – representation of co-owner of Colorado Salt Products, LLC joint venture
  • Triad Hospitals, Inc. – legal counsel to the Special Committee of the Board of Directors in connection with $6.4 billion takeover
  • Dixie Chemical Company, Inc. – representation of shareholders in sale of company to a private equity fund
  • Century Asphalt – purchase of asphalt plants and related assets
  • Pioneer Companies, Inc. – sale of chemical plants

Capital Market Transactions

  • Dream Finders Homes, Inc. – $144 million initial public offering
  • CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (formerly Reliant Energy , Incorporated) and subsidiaries – numerous debt and equity offerings aggregating over $15 billion, including offerings of investment grade debt securities, common stock, preferred stock, tax-exempt bonds, including tax-exempt bonds collateralized by first mortgage bonds, various specialty securities, including zero-premium exchangeable subordinated notes, automatic common exchange securities, trust preferred securities, first mortgage bonds, general mortgage bonds and term-enhanced remarketable securities
  • Westlake Chemical Corporation – initial public offering; investment grade debt securities offerings; high yield debt securities offerings; debt exchange offers; equity offerings; tax-exempt bond offerings
  • Cleco Corporate Holdings LLC (formerly known as Cleco Corporation) and Cleco Power LLC – numerous investment grade debt securities offerings and equity offerings; debt exchange offer; tax-exempt bond offerings; institutional private placement of debt securities
  • LGI Homes, Inc. – $300 million Rule 144A offering of senior notes; $85 million Rule 144A offering of convertible notes and two ATM common stock programs
  • El Paso Electric Company – $150 million public offering of senior notes; $125 million institutional private placement of senior notes
  • Rio Grande Resources Trust II – $65 million private placement of guaranteed senior notes
  • Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. – $440 million Rule 144A offering of senior notes
  • Deutsche Bank Securities – LGI Homes, Inc., initial public offering
  • LyondellBasell Industries N.V. – debt offerings of $2.5 billion of senior unsecured notes; numerous secondary equity offerings involving proceeds of over $7.8 billion
  • CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric, LLC – $5.4 billion of securitized transition and system restoration bonds in five separate offerings
  • Goldman, Sachs & Co. – Pacific Drilling S.A., private placements of $1.5 billion of senior secured notes
  • Sunnova Energy Corporation – preferred stock private placement
  • Reliant Resources, Inc. – $1.8 billion initial public offering; tax-exempt bond offerings
  • Cleco Katrina/Rita Hurricane Recovery Funding LLC – $180 million offering of securitized storm recovery bonds
  • Goldman, Sachs & Co. – Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P., initial public offering and follow-on common unit offering

Awards & Community

Recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer (Thomson Reuters), 2014-2017

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