Jenelle Simmons

Jenelle M. Simmons


Associate

 

Overview

Jennie Simmons is an associate in the Houston office of Locke Lord LLP where she practices corporate law. Jennie focuses her practice on the representation of clients in mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, divestitures, corporate restructurings, corporate governance and general corporate matters. Jennie has represented clients in a wide range of transaction valuations, ranging from $5 million to $2 billion.

Representative Experience

  • Represented NextEra Energy Partners LP in its announced acquisition of Meade Pipeline Co LLC, and its interest in the Central Penn Line, in a transaction valued at approximately $1.37 billion
  • Represented White Deer Energy LP and a newly formed entity in the purchase of TorcSill Foundations, LLC, a portfolio company of Intervale Capital, LLC
  • Represented AMP Americas II, LLC in a $75 million investment for new dairy RNG projects led by EIV Capital and existing AMP investors
  • Represented Amp Americas in the sale of its 20 ampCNG fueling stations to American Natural Gas LLC for $41 million
  • Represented Nuevo Midstream Dos, LLC in a definitive agreement with an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners to purchase Republic Midstream, LLC
  • Assisted in the representation of Coastal Flow Measurement, Inc. in the company’s sale to Quorum Software, a Thoma Bravo portfolio company
  • Represented the management team of Trace Midstream in its combination with Gemini Midstream
  • Assisted in the representation of Flow Management Devices, LLC (Flow MD), in connection with Flow MD entering into a definitive agreement to be acquired by IDEX Corporation
  • Represented Symrise AG in the investment in and creation of a strategic partnership with Califormulations, LLC, a unique platform designed to deliver end-to-end beverage innovation to consumer packaged goods companies and their brands
  • Represented Sentry Energy Solutions, a premier provider of safety and environmental services, in the acquisition of Himarc Environmental Solutions
  • Assisted in the representation of Intrepid Investment Management, LLC, the investing platform of Intrepid Financial Partners, in its investment in Rio Grande E&P, LLC
  • Assisted in the representation of various midstream joint ventures
  • Assisted in the representation of Saddle Butte Pipeline II, LLC in the sale of certain of Saddle Butte’s midstream subsidiaries to Black Diamond Gathering LLC
  • Assisted in the representation of NextEra Energy Partners LP in its announced $2 billion acquisition of a Texas-Mexico pipeline
  • Assisted in the representation of a private equity fund in the $155 million sale of its portfolio company involved in providing environmental and industrial cleaning solutions to downstream and midstream companies
  • Assisted in the representation of a private equity fund’s investment up to $40 million in a frac sand and mining operation
  • Assisted in the representation of various private equity funds in various recent acquisitions and dispositions ranging from approximately $5 million to $65 million including acquisitions and dispositions of oil and gas services businesses, limestone quarries, aviation operations and event planning
  • Assisted in the representation of a private equity fund in the $100 million sale of its portfolio company involved in the wireless telecommunications business
  • Assisted in the representation of a private company in the approximately $45 million sale of its agricultural business
  • Assisted in the representation of a publicly traded corporation in the $46 million purchase of certain assets of a business involved in manufacturing and marketing pelletizer and pulverizer machinery and the related acquisition of the seller’s German, Chinese and Taiwanese subsidiaries
  • Assisted in the representation of a private equity fund in its $14 million acquisition of a company involved in the design, manufacture and distribution of digital video and photographic technology and equipment
  • Assisted in the representation of a family office in certain investments, including a biopharmaceutical company based in Paris focused on the development of innovative immunotherapy approaches to treat cancer

Professional Affiliations and Recognitions

  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation