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Alan Beck
Alan Beck
Partner — Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions
Partner — Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions

Alan Beck

Alan Beck
Houston

1001 Fannin Street
Suite 2500
Houston, TX 77002

Alan Beck

Experience Highlights

  • Underwriters to Vine Energy Inc. in its $346 million initial public offering of common stock

  • First Reserve Sustainable Growth Corp., a SPAC, in its $222 million initial public offering of units

  • Underwriters to Power & Digital Infrastructure Acquisition Corp., a SPAC, in $345 million its initial public offering

  • Blackstone Infrastructure Partners in its $3.3 billion acquisition of a controlling interest in Tallgrass Energy and subsequent acquisition of all outstanding publicly-held shares and associated co-investment arrangements

  • Roan Resources in its $1 billion sale to Citizen Energy Operating, LLC, an affiliate of Warburg Pincus

  • EIG Management Company in the $590 million private purchase of NuStar Energy L.P. Series D cumulative convertible preferred units

  • A large international energy company in the sale of approximately $2.5 billion of midstream infrastructure assets to affiliates of an energy-focused private equity firm

  • Carlyle Group in connection with its investment in preferred units of Altus Midstream

  • Andeavor in the formation of Gray Oak Pipeline, a joint venture between Phillips 66, Diamondback Energy and Andeavor, involving a new crude oil pipeline spanning from West Texas to the Gulf Coast, as well as an associated Gulf Coast export terminal

  • A large international energy company in connection with its investment in a natural gas electrical system that generates no atmospheric emissions and captures all carbon dioxide

  • Represents various issuers in offerings of equity, hybrid and debt securities

  • Underwriters to The Music Acquisition Corporation, a SPAC, in its $230 million initial public offering of units

  • Plains GP Holdings, L.P. in its $2.9 billion initial public offering of common units

  • Underwriters to Vine Oil & Gas LP in its multiple offerings of senior notes

  • Venator Materials PLC in its $522 million initial public offering of ordinary shares by a selling shareholder and separation from Huntsman Corporation

  • Underwriters to ProPetro Holding Corp. in its $402 million initial public offering of common stock

  • Chesapeake Midstream Partners, L.P. in its $513 million initial public offering of common units

  • Western Gas Equity Partners, LP in its $435 million initial public offering of common units

  • Select Energy Services, Inc. in its $122 million initial public offering of common stock

  • Underwriters to Smart Sand, Inc. in its $148 million initial public offering of common stock

  • Underwriters to Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings, LLC in its $720 million initial public offering of common units

  • Underwriters to PennTex Midstream Partners, LP in its $238 million initial public offering of common units

  • Underwriters to Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation in its $1 billion public offering of common stock

  • NEP Group, Inc. in its initial public offering of common stock (withdrawn)

  • Oasis Petroleum Inc. in its $183 million public offering of common stock

  • EIG Management Company in the $590 million private purchase of NuStar Energy L.P. Series D cumulative convertible preferred units

  • Carlyle Group in connection with its investment in preferred units of Altus Midstream

  • Lucid Energy Group, an EnCap Flatrock portfolio company, in connection with a $250 million preferred equity commitment from Magnetar Capital

  • Plains All American Partners LP in its $1.6 billion private placement of Series A convertible preferred units

  • MPLX LP in its $1 billion private placement of Series A convertible preferred units

  • Western Gas Partners, LP in its $702 million private placement of Series A convertible preferred units 

  • Rice Energy in the formation of Strike Force Midstream, a midstream joint venture with Gulfport Energy

  • Rice Energy, Inc. in the $375 million private placement of Rice Midstream Holdings LLC preferred units to EIG Global Energy Partners

  • MarkWest Energy Partners in its $950 million joint venture with The Energy & Minerals Group for the construction and operation of midstream infrastructure in the Utica Shale, and subsequent increase of EMG’s funding commitment to the joint venture

  • MarkWest in its joint venture with Gulfport Energy Corporation to provide gathering, processing, fractionation, and marketing services in the liquids-rich corridor of the Utica Shale region

  • The Energy & Minerals Group in its $425 million equity commitment to American Energy Marcellus Holdings, an oil and gas company focused on the Marcellus shale

  • Plains GP Holdings, L.P. in its $7.2 billion simplification transaction between Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. and Plains AAP, L.P.

  • Western Refining in the $2.4 billion take private of Northern Tier Energy, an independent downstream energy company with refining, retail and logistics operations

  • Oiltanking Holdings Americas in the $4.41 billion acquisition by Enterprise Products Partners of the general partner of Oiltanking Partners, and all of the common and subordinated units of Oiltanking Partners held by Oiltanking Holding Americas and a wholly owned subsidiary

  • Western Refining in the $360 million contribution of substantially all of its southwest wholesale business to Western Refining Logistics

  • Plains All American Pipeline in its $744 million merger with PAA Natural Gas Storage through a unit-for-unit exchange

Credentials

  • University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1997 (Texas Law Review; Order of the Coif)
  • University College of London, visiting student, 1996
  • Rice University, B.A., 1994 (Phi Beta Kappa)
  • Judicial clerk to The Honorable Nathan L. Hecht, Texas Supreme Court, 1997–1998
  • Chambers USA, Capital Markets: Debt & Equity (Texas), 2018, 2019 and 2021; Capital Markets: Debt & Equity (Central United States) (Nationwide), 2019−2021
  • Chambers Global, Capital Markets: Debt & Equity (Central USA), 2020 and 2021
  • Legal 500 U.S., Capital Markets: Equity Offerings, 2011 and 2016; Debt Offerings, 2016, 2017 and 2020; Finance: Capital Markets – Debt, 2020 and 2021
  • Selected to the Texas Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2005−2012
  • IFLR1000, 2020
  • Member: Houston Bar Association
  • Texas