Minator Azemi

Minator Azemi

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  • Thompson & Knight LLP
    One Arts Plaza
    1722 Routh Street, Suite 1500
    Dallas, TX 75201 USA
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Minator Azemi focuses his practice on corporate and securities matters. Minator’s experience includes mergers and acquisitions, internal restructurings, securities law compliance, compliance with the Hart Scott Rodino Act, and other general corporate governance matters.


Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures

  • Represented a privately owned, independent exploration and production company in the divestiture of its business for $2.4 billion
  • Represented The Michaels Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:MIK) in its $150 million acquisition of Lamrite West, Inc., an international wholesale and retail supplier of arts and crafts products
  • Represented purchaser in its acquisition of an electrical supply company

Private Equity and Venture Capital

  • Represented a sponsor in connection with the sale of $360 million in limited partnership interests in two new funds, structured as parallel resource funds (working interest / NPI funds), formed for the primary purpose of acquiring interests in onshore producing oil and gas properties in the continental United States and engaging in the development and further exploration of, production and sale of oil and gas from, and disposition of those properties
  • Represented a sponsor in formation of private equity investment fund with limited partner commitments of $109 million
  • Represented a sponsor in formation of real estate private equity investment fund with limited partner commitments of $10 million
  • Represented a private pharmaceutical start-up in two rounds of equity financing ($4.5 million)


  • Represented issuer in exchange offering of high-yield debt securities ($350 million)
  • Continued representation of various public issuers with respect to periodic reporting, corporate governance, and general corporate matters

Prior Experience

  • Marvin D. Nathan Fellow, Anti Defamation League of Houston, 2012
  • Law Clerk, Office of General Counsel, The University of Texas System, 2012

Activities (Memberships/Affiliations)

  • Anti-Defamation League – Glass Leadership Institute
  • Texas Law Dallas Steering Committee
  • Texas Law Alumni Recruiting Program
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Dallas Bar Association