Anıl Tanyıldız

Associate, London, Houston



Anıl Tanyıldız is an associate in our global M&A and Corporate practice based in Houston. He is currently on secondment to our London office.

Anıl represents strategic and financial clients in a broad range of complex transactions in the energy industry, including domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, joint ventures, project development, and corporate governance matters. He also has experience in domestic and international dispute resolution in the United States and Turkey. His dual training and experience in civil and common law jurisdictions make him a key associate in cross-border transactions and disputes.

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.

Anıl has been named a Professor William L. Crowe, Sr. Scholar and has published several articles in the areas of arbitration and private international law.

Bars and Courts
Texas State Bar
Istanbul Bar Association
Juris Doctor
Loyola University

New Orleans, College of Law

Master of Laws
Yeditepe University Faculty of Law
Master of Laws
Loyola University

New Orleans College of Law

Bachelor of Laws
Yeditepe University Faculty of Law


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 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 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

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

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

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

Awards and Recognition

Professor William L. Crowe, Sr. Scholar

Member of the Loyola Law Review