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Tim Samson represents clients in corporate and securities matters, with significant experience in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, company and partnership formations, and private placement of securities.
$500 million initial capitalization of a Gulf of Mexico oil and gas company
$165 million acquisition of 75% equity interest and control of an oil and gas exploration subsidiary of public oilfield services and equipment company
$235 million acquisition of a private oil and gas company with assets in the Gulf of Mexico
$500+ million in private equity investments by energy-focused venture capital funds
$879 million sale of oil and gas exploration company by its public utility company parent
$1.05 billion sale of oil and gas company by its public company parent, which involved an $800 million 144A equity offering, and the creation of a $425 million debt facility
$850 million sale of Columbian oil and gas assets to a joint venture of two national oil companies
One of the largest international oil and gas companies in a multibillion-dollar restructuring of its refinery business assets and a related private placement of securities; and the multibillion-dollar restructuring of its deepwater offshore oil and gas property entities
One of the largest manufacturers and suppliers of rotating equipment in numerous acquisitions
Pipeline contractor in connection with its acquisition and combination to form one of the largest U.S.-based pipeline construction companies
Specialty chemical manufacturer in the sale of manufacturing facilities to an international company
Global industry leader for geophysical and geological interpretation software in its $160+ million recapitalization
Subsidiary of a NYSE company in its acquisition of a regional gas merchant company
Merger and sale of a public well servicing company to another public well servicing company
Sale of well servicing assets to a public company
Publicly held gas marketing company in its acquisition by a NYSE diversified energy company, with the operations of acquired company becoming the basis for the nonregulated gas business of acquirer
Sale of four traffic safety equipment companies to a public equipment rental company
Sale of a traffic safety equipment company to a public company
Beer and malt beverage distribution company in several acquisitions of other distributing companies
The Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward/White Inc. (Corporate Law); 2013-2015
Member, American Bar Association; Member, Business Law Section
Member, Houston Bar Association; Council Member, Merger and Acquisition Section; Member, Corporate Counsel Section
Emeritus Member, The Children's Fund, Inc.
Past President, Krewe of Maximilian