Perillo, Joe

Joe Perillo

Partner
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Joe Perillo is Co-Chair of the Firm's Corporate and Transactional Department and Chair of the Firm's Mergers & Acquisitions Section. Joe represents public and private companies in connection with mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, securities offerings, corporate restructurings, venture capital, private equity financings and matters related to corporate governance. Joe also has significant experience representing clients in the energy and health care industries.

Joe Perillo is Co-Chair of the Firm's Corporate and Transactional Department and Chair of the Firm's Mergers & Acquisitions Section. Joe represents public and private companies in connection with mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, securities offerings, corporate restructurings, venture capital, private equity financings and matters related to corporate governance. Joe also has significant experience representing clients in the energy and health care industries.

Joe’s representative experience includes:

Oilfield Services

  • White Deer Energy LP in several transactions, including:
    • Sale of its portfolio company, On Point Oilfield Holdings, LLC, to Gravity
    • Purchase of TorcSill Foundations, LLC, a portfolio company of Intervale Capital, LLC
    • Deep Well Services, a White Deer Energy entity, in its purchase of all of the outstanding membership interests of Sun Energy Services, LLC
    • Contribution of the company's interests in Crescent Companies, LLC, in an all-stock transaction valued at $207 million to Rockwater Energy Solutions, Inc.
  • Hunting PLC in several transactions, including:
    • U.S. counsel for the acquisition of all the outstanding equity of Enpro Subsea, including Enpro’s subsidiaries located in Norway, Ghana and the United States for approximately $33 million
    • Purchase of offshore-related oil and gas assets from RTI Energy Systems, Inc., a subsidiary of Arconic, Inc.
    • Purchase of the Titan Group from Riverstone Holdings for $775 million
    • Purchase of a supplier of harsh environmental electronics technology for $125 million
    • Acquisition of Dearborn Precision Tubular Products, which provides specialist precision machining services, for $83.5 million
  • Flow Management Devices, LLC (Flow MD), in connection with sale of Flow MD and its subsidiaries to IDEX Corporation
  • Gyrodata, Incorporated, in the sale of its directional drilling business to Intrepid Drilling Specialists, Limited
  • U.S. counsel for Claxton Engineering Services Inc. in the purchase of all of the assets of Proserv UK Limited’s international field technology services (FTS) business unit, including its surveying capability
  • Acteon Group Ltd. in the acquisition of TerraSond
  • Quick Connectors, Inc. (QCI), in the sale of 100% of the outstanding shares of QCI and its subsidiaries to Innovex Downhole Solutions, Inc.
  • Coastal Flow Measurement, Inc., in the company’s sale to Quorum Software
  • Motley Services, LLC, in the company’s acquisition by KLX Energy Services Holdings, Inc.
  • Intrepid Investment Management, LLC, in its investment in Rio Grande E&P, LLC
  • Tucker Energy Holdings, Inc., in the $275 million sale of all of the company’s issued and outstanding capital stock to STEP Energy Services Ltd.
  • The shareholders of BCCK Holding Company in the sale of a majority interest of the company for an undisclosed value to SCF Partners creating a strategic partnership
  • GR Energy Services LP in its acquisition of 100% of the stock of Flex Flow Services, LLC, which provides products and services related to horizontal pumping systems for oil and gas industry applications
  • Represented shareholders of Harbison-Fischer, Inc., in the sale of Harbison-Fischer to Dover Corporation for $402.5 million
  • Represented shareholders of Borco, Inc., and Hasco Manufacturing Company, which manufacturer oilfield service equipment, in their sale to Weatherford

Midstream

  • USA Compression Holdings, LLC, in USA Compression Partners LP’s purchase of Energy Transfer Partners LP's compression business valued at approximately $1.8 billion
  • Epic Midstream LLC in the company’s sale from affiliates of White Deer Energy and Blue Water Energy to International-Matex Tank Terminals for $171.5 million
  • Enterprise Products Operating, LLC, in its $2.15 billion acquisition of EFS Midstream, the Eagle Ford Shale midstream business of Pioneer Natural Resources Company and Reliance Holding USA, Inc.
  • Enterprise Products Operating, LLC, in the sale of certain assets related to the purchasing, marketing, transporting and supplying of crude oil in the Rocky Mountain area to Mercuria Energy Trading, Inc.
  • Alinda Capital Partners, one of the world's largest infrastructure investment firms, in its acquisition of a 59 percent capital unit interest in Howard Midstream Energy Partners
  • Kinder Morgan in its sale of Arrow Terminals B.V., a company which owned and operated a bulk terminal facility located in the Netherlands, to Pacorini Metals Europe B.V.

Upstream

  • Lead counsel to El Paso Corporation in the sale of its oil and gas exploration and production units in a $7.15 billion leveraged buyout to a private equity consortium led by Apollo Global Management. This sale was the second-largest private equity takeover of an energy producer at the time
  • Felix Energy, LLC, in its $1.9 billion sale of 80,000 net surface acres in the Anadarko Basin STACK to Devon Energy Corp
  • Helix Energy Solutions Group in the $620 million sale of its oil and gas subsidiary to Talos Energy

Other Transactions

  • Symrise AG in its $417 million acquisition of Pinova Holdings, Inc.
  • One of the buyers in a group that obtained the majority ownership interest of Major League Soccer's Houston Dynamo, the National Women’s Soccer League’s Houston Dash and BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston, Texas
  • Texas Monthly LLC, an affiliate of Enterprise Products Company, in the purchase of Texas Monthly from Genesis Park II LP. This transaction was featured among The Texas Lawbook’s “Top 10 Most Important Deals in Texas” in 2019
  • The largest shareholder of a medical and hazardous waste disposal company in $185 million merger
  • Shareholders of Curtis Bay Energy, which provides regulated medical waste disposal services to hospitals and health care providers in the East Coast Region, in their sale of stock to a private equity firm
  • The special committee in a sale of a publicly traded energy company to an investor group

 

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Education
  • J.D.,

    with honors

    , The University of Texas School of Law, 1997
  • B.S.,

    magna cum laude

    , University of Houston, 1991
Bar Admissions
  • Texas, 1997
Professional Affiliations
    • Member, State Bar of Texas
    • Member, Houston Bar Association
Awards & Recognitions
    • Named, The Best Lawyers in America®, Corporate Law (2022)
    • Ranked, No. 3 Dealmaker of the Year, Houston Business Journal (2013)