Timothy S. Taylor

Partner

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Houston

P: +1.713.229.1184
F: +1.713.229.7784

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