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Linda Tieh
 

Linda Tieh

Partner
 
600 Travis Street, Suite 5400
Houston, TX 77002 
 
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Phone: +1-713-821-5681
Fax: +1-713-821-5602

Linda Tieh is a Partner in the Firm’s Private Funds Practice. She advises sponsors on the formation, structuring and operation of private equity funds, including buyout funds, real estate funds, opportunistic funds and secondary funds, as well as on co-investment arrangements, “funds-of-one” and separately managed accounts for large investors. Her practice also includes advising sponsors on GP-led structured secondary and other liquidity transactions, economic, governance and other internal sponsor arrangements, as well as regulatory compliance and fund-related aspects of mergers and acquisitions transactions.   

Linda’s experience includes representing some of the largest and most prominent private fund sponsors, including Blackstone, Centerbridge, Hellman & Friedman, The Carlyle Group, MatlinPatterson Global Advisers and Palladium Equity Partners.

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Work Highlights
  • Blackstone in multiple fundraisings, including the establishment of the $30 billion Blackstone Tactical Opportunities Program and various co-investment vehicles.
  • Carlyle in the establishment of the $6.5 billion Carlyle Asia Partners V.
  • Centerbridge in a number of fundraisings, including the establishment of Centerbridge Capital Partners III at $6.2 billion and Centerbridge’s first dedicated real estate fund, as well as various co-investment vehicles.
  • Lexington Partners in the establishment of the $10.1 billion secondary fund, Lexington Capital Partners VIII.
  • Palladium Equity Partners in the establishment of the $1.14 billion Palladium Equity Partners IV.
  • Private equity sponsors in connection with GP-led structured secondary transactions, including:
    • Blackstone’s structured secondary transaction and dedicated continuation vehicle fundraising relating to Phoenix Tower International ($1.4 billion) and
    • Ferrer Freeman & Company in its structured secondary transaction with Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners for a Ferrer-managed healthcare focused private equity fund.
Education
  • Harvard Law School, 2011 J.D.
    Senior Editor, Harvard International Law Journal; Co-President, Harvard Asia Law Society
  • University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business, 2008 B.A. and B.B.A.
    summa cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa
Admissions
  • New York 2012
  • Texas 2020

Linda Tieh is a Partner in the Firm’s Private Funds Practice. She advises sponsors on the formation, structuring and operation of private equity funds, including buyout funds, real estate funds, opportunistic funds and secondary funds, as well as on co-investment arrangements, “funds-of-one” and separately managed accounts for large investors.  Her practice also includes advising sponsors on GP-led structured secondary and other liquidity transactions, economic, governance and other internal sponsor arrangements, as well as regulatory compliance and fund-related aspects of mergers and acquisitions transactions.  

Linda’s experience includes representing some of the largest and most prominent private fund sponsors, including Blackstone, Centerbridge, Hellman & Friedman, The Carlyle Group, MatlinPatterson Global Advisers and Palladium Equity Partners.

Notable work highlights include representing: 

  • Blackstone in multiple fundraisings, including the establishment of the $30 billion Blackstone Tactical Opportunities Program and various co-investment vehicles.
  • Carlyle in the establishment of the $6.5 billion Carlyle Asia Partners V.
  • Centerbridge in a number of fundraisings, including the establishment of Centerbridge Capital Partners III at $6.2 billion and Centerbridge’s first dedicated real estate fund, as well as various co-investment vehicles.
  • Lexington Partners in the establishment of the $10.1 billion secondary fund, Lexington Capital Partners VIII.
  • Palladium Equity Partners in the establishment of the $1.14 billion Palladium Equity Partners IV.
  • Private equity sponsors in connection with GP-led structured secondary transactions, including:
    • Blackstone’s structured secondary transaction and dedicated continuation vehicle fundraising relating to Phoenix Tower International ($1.4 billion) and
    • Ferrer Freeman & Company in its structured secondary transaction with Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners for a Ferrer-managed healthcare focused private equity fund.

Linda has been with Simpson Thacher since she received her J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2011. She received her B.A. and B.B.A., summa cum laude, from The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business in 2008, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Linda is admitted to practice in New York and Texas.

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