Timothy T. Samson

Timothy T. Samson

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Partner

  • Thompson & Knight LLP
    333 Clay Street
    Suite 3300
    Houston, TX 77002 USA
    713.951.5842
    832.397.8068
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Tim Samson represents clients in corporate and securities matters, with significant experience in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, company partnership and fund formations, and private placements and transfers of securities.

Experience

Mergers and Acquisitions, Restructuring

  • $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

  • $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 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

  • 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 oil and gas property entities

Private Equity

  • $2.4+ billion private equity commitments to a Gulf of Mexico deepwater oil and gas company

  • $600 million private equity commitment to a Gulf of Mexico oil and gas company

  • $500 million private equity commitment to a Gulf of Mexico oil and gas company

  • $500 million private equity commitment to a Brazilian offshore oil and gas company

  • $400 million private equity commitment to a US onshore oil and gas company

  • $400 million private equity commitment to a midstream company

  • $300 million private equity commitment to a US onshore oil and gas company

  • $300 million private equity commitment to a midstream company

  • $150 million private equity commitment to a crude by rail development company

  • $160+ million recapitalization of a global industry leader in geophysical and geological interpretation software through a private equity investment
  • Distinctions/Honors

    • The Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward/White Inc. (Corporate Law); 2013-2017

    • “Recommended Attorney,” The Legal 500 US by Legalease (Industry Focus: Energy: Transactions; M&A/Corporate and Commercial: M&A – Middle-Market (Sub-$500m)); 2015

    Activities (Memberships/Affiliations)

    • American Bar Association, Member; Business Law Section

    • Houston Bar Association, Member; Merger and Acquisition Section, Member; Corporate Counsel Section, Member

    • Association for Corporate Growth, Member

    • Houston Producers Forum, Member

    • Small Steps Nurturing Center, Board of Directors