Anil Tanyildiz

Associate, Houston

Biography

Overview

Anıl Tanyıldız is an associate in our global M&A and Corporate practice based in Houston. He spent 18 months on secondment at our London office.

Anıl's practice consists of a wide range of both domestic and international corporate and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, joint ventures and corporate governance. He has experience representing both public and private companies in a variety of industries, including oil and gas and other natural resources, solar energy and technology.

Anıl has practiced law in three different countries, and he regularly speaks at conferences and seminars about mergers and acquisitions, energy industry, international law, and legal education and profession.

Anıl graduated first in the common law class from Loyola Law School's Juris Doctor and LLM programs, and he was a member of the Loyola Law Review, where his case note was selected for publication.

Bars and Courts
Texas State Bar
Istanbul Bar Association
Education
Juris Doctor
Loyola Law School New Orleans
LLM
International Legal Studies Certificate
Loyola Law School New Orleans
LLM
Yeditepe University Faculty of Law
LLB
Yeditepe University Faculty of Law
Languages
English
Turkish

Experience

Representation of Macquarie Infrastructure Corporation in its US$2.685 billion sale of International-Matex Tank Terminals, a bulk liquid terminals business, to Riverstone Holdings LLC

Representation of Landcadia Holdings III, Inc. (NASDAQ: LCY), a blank check company, on its all-stock acquisition of HMAN Group Holdings Inc., the parent company of The Hillman Group, Inc., a leading distributor of hardware and home improvement products, personal protective equipment and robotic kiosk technologies, from private equity firm CCMP Capital Advisors, LP. The transaction values Hillman at US$2.642 billion

Representation of Motiva Enterprises in connection with its acquisition of Flint Hills Resources' chemical plant in Port Arthur, Texas

Representation of Harvest Partners VIII, L.P., a private equity fund raised by Harvest Partners, L.P., in its acquisition of Wildebeest Topco, LLC and its subsidiaries that own businesses that provide certain online services to government agencies. The acquisition values the target Company and its subsidiaries at approximately $1.425 billion

Representation of Energean Oil & Gas plc, a FTSE 250 London listed company, on its acquisition of the upstream oil & gas business of Edison S.p.A. for US$750 million, with additional contingent consideration of US$100 million payable following first gas from the Cassiopea development (expected 2022), offshore Italy

Representation of Energean PLC, a FTSE 250 independent oil & gas producer focused on the Eastern Mediterranean, on its up to US$405 million acquisition of 30% of Energean Israel Limited from Kerogen Capital

Representation of CVC Capital Partners on its acquisition with co-investor Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, of a majority stake in the international agencies of BlueFocus Intelligent Communications Group Co., Ltd., a leading publicly traded Chinese marketing services conglomerate

Representation of Dominus Capital on its investment in Uptime Institute Holdings, LLC, a global digital infrastructure authority that provides assessment, certification, and consulting services for owners, operators, and users of digital infrastructure, and also provides education, accreditation, and membership network services for data center professionals and organizations

Representation of Qatar Investment Authority, the sovereign wealth fund of the State of Qatar, in its US$550 million minority investment in Oryx Midstream Services, the largest privately held crude operator in the Permian Basin, from an affiliate of Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners

Representation of WaterBridge, a portfolio company of Five Point Energy and provider of water management solutions to the E&P industry, on its issuance of US$345 million of equity capital through the issuance of US$195 million of common equity to Five Point Energy, GIC and management and issuance of US$150 million of perpetual preferred equity to a subsidiary of Magnetar Capital

Representation of Jefferies in its role as financial advisor to the Board of Directors of SemGroup Corporation, in Energy Transfer LP's approximately US$5 billion acquisition of SemGroup Corporation

Representation of Triten Energy Partners, LLC, an energy and oil company in Houston specializing in downstream infrastructure projects, in securing a US$150 million equity commitment from Tailwater Capital LLC, an energy-focused private equity firm based in Dallas

Representation of FS Development Corp. (NASDAQ: FSDC), a SPAC, in its US$216 million business combination with Gemini Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical stage precision medicine company developing treatments for genetically defined age-related macular degeneration

Representation of Noble Energy in a major LNG sale and purchase agreement. The LNG to be sold by Noble to Gunvor Singapore Pte will be sourced from gas produced at the Alen Gas Field in Equatorial Guinea and is the first-ever LNG to be sold through a "back-fill" or tolling of gas through an existing LNG plant

Representation of Noble Energy on the implementation of the Alen gas monetization project in Equatorial Guinea including upstream development, access to natural gas processing and liquefaction services and LNG sales

Speaking Engagements

"Legal Education and Practice in U.S.", Marmara University Faculty of Law, December 2021.

"Mergers & Acquisitions in U.S.", The European Law Students’ Association, November 2021.

"Amerika'da Hukuk ve Avukatlık" (Law and Legal Practice in U.S.), Bilkent University Faculty of Law, October 2021.

"Amerika'da Avukatlık ve Hukuk Eğitimi" (Practicing Law and Legal Education in U.S.), Istanbul Kultur University Faculty of Law, April 2021.

"Legal Due Diligence Review in M&A Transactions in U.S.", Yeditepe University Faculty of Law, March 2021.

"Amerika'da Hukuk Eğitimi ve Avukatlık" (Legal Education and Practicing Law in U.S.), Bilkent University Faculty of Law, February 2021.

"ABD'de Hukuk Eğitimi ve Avukatlık" (Legal Education and Practice in U.S.), LawTudent Legal Platform, December 2020.

"Amerikan Hukukunda Birleşmeler ve Devralmalar" (M&A Transactions in U.S.), Bilkent University Faculty of Law, November 2020.

"Amerika'da Avukatlık ve Hukuk Eğitimi" (Practicing Law and Legal Education in U.S.), Yeditepe University Faculty of Law, May 2020.

Awards and Recognition

Professor William L. Crowe, Sr. Scholar

Member of the Loyola Law Review