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Tyler R. Cox
 

Tyler R. Cox

Counsel
 
600 Travis Street, Suite 5400
Houston, TX 77002 
 
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Fax: +1-713-821-5602

Tyler Cox’s practice focuses on high-profile mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures and other strategic combinations across the energy and infrastructure sectors. He regularly advises major companies and private equity investors in the power, renewables, midstream, digital infrastructure and oil and gas industries. Tyler’s clients have included BlackRock, KKR and Blackstone, among many others.

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Work Highlights
  • Blackstone Infrastructure Partners in its acquired stake in Cheniere Energy Partners
  • KKR in its $3.38 billion acquisition of a non-controlling interest in Sempra Infrastructure Partners
  • Riverstone Credit Partners and Summit Credit Partners in connection with the formation of R3 Renewables, a renewables project development joint venture with Peabody Energy
  • BlackRock’s Global Energy and Power Infrastructure Fund in its acquisition of Glass Mountain Pipeline, LLC
  • Goldman Sachs Asset Management in connection with its acquisition of ImOn Communications, LLC
  • Dell Inc. in its acquisition of EMC Corporation
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. in its acquisition of Rite Aid Corporation
Education
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2014 J.D.
    James Wilson Scholar
  • Texas A&M University, 2010 B.B.A.
    magna cum laude
  • Texas A&M University, 2010 M.S.
Admissions
  • Texas 2014

Tyler Cox is Counsel in Simpson Thacher’s Houston office. He frequently represents corporate clients and leading private equity investors in high-profile mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures and other strategic combinations across the energy and infrastructure sectors. His work includes advising major companies and private equity investors in the power, renewables, midstream, digital infrastructure and oil and gas industries. Tyler’s clients have included BlackRock, KKR and Blackstone, among many others.

Tyler’s representative transactions include:

  • Blackstone Infrastructure Partners in its acquired stake in Cheniere Energy Partners
  • KKR in its $3.38 billion acquisition of a non-controlling interest in Sempra Infrastructure Partners
  • Riverstone Credit Partners and Summit Credit Partners in connection with the formation of R3 Renewables, a renewables project development joint venture with Peabody Energy
  • BlackRock’s Global Energy and Power Infrastructure Fund in its acquisition of Glass Mountain Pipeline, LLC
  • Goldman Sachs Asset Management in connection with its acquisition of ImOn Communications, LLC
  • Dell Inc. in its acquisition of EMC Corporation
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. in its acquisition of Rite Aid Corporation

Tyler received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he was a James Wilson Scholar. He received his B.B.A., magna cum laude, and M.S. from Texas A&M University.

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