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Robert Hughes
Robert Hughes
Senior Associate — Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity
Senior Associate — Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity

Robert Hughes

Robert Hughes
Houston

1001 Fannin Street
Suite 2500
Houston, TX 77002

Robert Hughes

Experience Highlights

  • Renewable and Sustainable Energy Fund of The Carlyle Group in the formation of a joint venture with Alchemy Renewable Energy, LLC (ARE), a renewable energy developer and tax equity arranger, together with the acquisition of certain operating and development-stage solar projects from ARE

  • TPG Growth and The Rise Fund in the acquisition of CLEAResult, the country’s leading provider of efficiency solutions for utility companies, from General Atlantic

  • Quantum Energy Partners and Post Oak Energy Capital in the $3.6 billion sale of Oryx Midstream to Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners 

  • TPG Growth in the $1.2 billion sale of Discovery Midstream to KKR and Williams

  • Covey Park Energy in its $2.2 billion sale to Comstock Resources 

  • AltaGas in the $6.4 billion acquisition of WGL Holdings, owner of a regulated natural gas utility, a midstream franchise and non-regulated contracted power and energy marketing businesses throughout the United States

  • Vantage Energy in its $2.7 billion sale to Rice Energy 

  • TPG in its $2.66 billion acquisition of assets from EnerVest in a SPAC business combination

  • Centennial Resource Production in the approximately $1.39 billion sale of the company, a Natural Gas Partners portfolio company, to Silver Run Acquisition Corporation

  • Jagged Peak Energy Inc. in its $474 million initial public offering of common stock

  • WildHorse Resource Development in its $435 million private placement of Series A perpetual convertible preferred stock to The Carlyle Group

  • Covey Park Energy LLC in its $225 million private placement of Series A preferred units to fund in part Covey Park’s acquisition of properties in the Haynesville Shale from Chesapeake Energy Corporation 

Credentials

  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D. with honors, 2013 (Member, Texas Law Review)
  • The University of Texas, B.A., Government, 2009
  • Selected to the Texas Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2020 and 2021
  • Texas