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Cindy Lin is a corporate partner in the Houston office of the firm focusing on mergers & acquisitions (M&A), joint ventures and private equity offerings. Her clients include domestic and foreign companies, both public and private, as well as venture funds, private equity funds, emerging growth companies, entrepreneurs and management teams. Cindy works with clients across a wide range of industries, including oil and gas, oil and gas services, energy and manufacturing.

Cindy has experience advising clients in all stages of a company’s life, including structuring and formation, reorganizations, raising capital, auction processes and exit strategies. She has particular experience in drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, merger agreements, partnership agreements and limited liability company agreements. Most recently, she has assisted clients in the purchase and sale of several power plants, power development projects and oil field service companies. Cindy also counsels clients on everyday corporate matters, including corporate governance, joint ventures, blue sky initiatives, employment agreements and benefits, confidentiality agreements, noncompetition and non-solicitation agreements, and supplier and vendor agreements.

Cindy was profiled in 2016 by Legal 500 U.S. as a leading Mergers & Acquisitions lawyer. And each year since 2012, she has been named a Texas Rising Star by Texas Monthly.

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Credentials

Texas

Leading Mergers & Acquisitions lawyer


Legal 500 U.S., 2016

Texas Rising Star


Texas Monthly, 2012–2017

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Recognition

Leading Mergers & Acquisitions lawyer


Legal 500 U.S., 2016

Texas Rising Star


Texas Monthly, 2012–2017

Matters

Mergers & Acquisitions

Representation of oil and gas services company in the sale of its artificial lift business to a public company for $430 million

Representation of a private oil and gas company in its acquisition of producing properties in the Western Anadarko from a public company for approximately $275 million

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Representation of oil and gas services company in the sale of its artificial lift business to a public company for $430 million

Representation of a private oil and gas company in its acquisition of producing properties in the Western Anadarko from a public company for approximately $275 million

Representation of Swiss company in its acquisition of the outstanding capital stock of a leading provider of turbo machinery services to the energy and petrochemical industries in Brazil

Private Equity

Representation of private equity fund in acquisition of 85 megawatt cogeneration facility in Nevada for approximately $26 million

Representation of private equity fund in acquisition of three combined cycle natural gas fired generation and cogeneration projects located in Florida for approximately $122 million 

Representation of a private equity fund in $35 million commitment to an Oklahoma-based exploration and production company

Representation of an infrastructure investment firm in its approximately $205 million acquisition of a commodity transportation and terminal company serving the Pacific Northwest

Representation of a Houston-based oilfield services company in the sale of a $220 million equity interest to a private equity fund

Venture Capital and Private Placements

Representation of a private oil and gas company in capital raise of approximately $600 million of equity to acquire oil and gas properties in the Anadarko and Permian Basins

Representation of private oil and gas company in capital raise of over $755 million of equity from public private equity fund to acquire oil and gas properties in the Mid- Continent and Arkansas-Louisiana-Texas regions

Representation of a private oil and gas company in capital raise of over $1 billion of equity and debt to acquire oil and gas properties in the Western Anadarko Basin

Representation of venture capital division of oil and gas company in its $1.5 million Series A Financing of an emerging connected car company

Representation of software technology company in its $3 million Series D Round Financing

Representation of the investment arm of a state-owned enterprise in its $1 million Series A venture capital investment in a Louisiana-based oil services company

Joint Ventures

Represented subsidiary of state-owned oil company in joint ventures with US oil and gas companies

Matters

Mergers & Acquisitions

Representation of oil and gas services company in the sale of its artificial lift business to a public company for $430 million

Representation of a private oil and gas company in its acquisition of producing properties in the Western Anadarko from a public company for approximately $275 million

See more
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Matters

Mergers & Acquisitions

Representation of oil and gas services company in the sale of its artificial lift business to a public company for $430 million

Representation of a private oil and gas company in its acquisition of producing properties in the Western Anadarko from a public company for approximately $275 million

Representation of Swiss company in its acquisition of the outstanding capital stock of a leading provider of turbo machinery services to the energy and petrochemical industries in Brazil

Private Equity

Representation of private equity fund in acquisition of 85 megawatt cogeneration facility in Nevada for approximately $26 million

Representation of private equity fund in acquisition of three combined cycle natural gas fired generation and cogeneration projects located in Florida for approximately $122 million 

Representation of a private equity fund in $35 million commitment to an Oklahoma-based exploration and production company

Representation of an infrastructure investment firm in its approximately $205 million acquisition of a commodity transportation and terminal company serving the Pacific Northwest

Representation of a Houston-based oilfield services company in the sale of a $220 million equity interest to a private equity fund

Venture Capital and Private Placements

Representation of a private oil and gas company in capital raise of approximately $600 million of equity to acquire oil and gas properties in the Anadarko and Permian Basins

Representation of private oil and gas company in capital raise of over $755 million of equity from public private equity fund to acquire oil and gas properties in the Mid- Continent and Arkansas-Louisiana-Texas regions

Representation of a private oil and gas company in capital raise of over $1 billion of equity and debt to acquire oil and gas properties in the Western Anadarko Basin

Representation of venture capital division of oil and gas company in its $1.5 million Series A Financing of an emerging connected car company

Representation of software technology company in its $3 million Series D Round Financing

Representation of the investment arm of a state-owned enterprise in its $1 million Series A venture capital investment in a Louisiana-based oil services company

Joint Ventures

Represented subsidiary of state-owned oil company in joint ventures with US oil and gas companies

Credentials

Texas

Leading Mergers & Acquisitions lawyer


Legal 500 U.S., 2016

Texas Rising Star


Texas Monthly, 2012–2017

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Close

Recognition

Leading Mergers & Acquisitions lawyer


Legal 500 U.S., 2016

Texas Rising Star


Texas Monthly, 2012–2017