Alexandra L.Wilde (Alex)

Partner

Houston + 1.832.239.3853

Alex Wilde represents clients in complex business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, strategic transactions, private equity investments, joint ventures, and related general corporate matters. Alex focuses her practice on key areas of the energy industry and has completed more than $30 billion of transactions.

Alex regularly advises strategic and financial buyers and sellers on acquisitions, divestitures, and project developments in domestic and cross-border transactions. Her transactional experience spans from investments in early stage projects and companies through the complete exit of fully operational lines of businesses and assets. Alex's recent representative matters include acquisitions, divestitures, carve-outs, equity investments, and joint ventures involving renewable energy and cleantech (solar, wind, battery storage, waste to energy, biofuels, among other energy transition activities), specialty chemicals, and traditional upstream/midstream/downstream oil and gas markets (including pipeline processing and transportation systems, terminals, oil field services, and oil and gas properties). Additionally, she regularly counsels clients on a variety of corporate governance and commercial contracts matters.

Alex is a member of the Institute for Energy Law advisory board.

Experience

  • NioCorp to combine with GX Acquisition Corp. IIJones Day is advising NioCorp Developments Ltd. (TSX: NB; OTCQX: NIOBF) in its business combination with GX Acquisition Corp. II (Nasdaq: GXII), a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition corporation.
  • AAF International acquires National Air Filter Service Company of New JerseyJones Day advised American Air Filter Co., Inc. dba AAF International, a subsidiary of Daikin Industries, Ltd., in the acquisition of National Air Filter Service Company of New Jersey, one of the oldest and largest full-service air filtration management companies in the United States.
  • MassMutual and affiliate Great American Life Insurance Company enter into financing arrangement with others to purchase approximately $800 million of asset-backed notes to fund acquisition of natural gas assets located in TexasJones Day represented Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company and Great American Life Insurance Company in connection with the issuance and purchase of approximately $800 million of asset-backed notes and certificates, the proceeds of which are being used to acquire natural gas assets located in Texas.
  • Arsenal acquires ATP Group from Bregal UnternehmerkapitalJones Day advised Arsenal Capital Partners in the acquisition of ATP Group, a leading Swiss based manufacturer of water-based adhesive tapes, from Bregal Unternehmerkapital.
  • Arsenal Capital Partners' portfolio company Fenzi Holdings acquires Advanced Glass Technologies business of Johnson Matthey PLCJones Day represented Arsenal Capital Partners' portfolio company, Fenzi Holdings SPV S.p.A., in the acquisition and financing of the Advanced Glass Technologies business of Johnson Matthey PLC, which manufactures advanced glass enamels, precious metal pastes and conductive inks for use in automotive glass and other industry applications.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires AugusoftJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Modern Campus of Augusoft, a SaaS leader in enrollment management for continuing and corporate education programs.
  • Fortino Capital, Ventech, henQ and founders sell inSided B.V. to Vista portfolio company Gainsight Inc.Jones Day advised Fortino Capital, Ventech, henQ and founders in the sale of inSided B.V. to Vista Equity Partners portfolio company Gainsight Inc.
  • Arsenal Capital Partners' portfolio company acquires Mascoat Ltd. and Verdia, Inc.Jones Day advised Arsenal Capital Partners in the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Seal For Life Industries of Mascoat Ltd. and Verdia, Inc., both privately owned specialty industrial coatings companies.
  • MassMutual partners with Low Carbon to accelerate transition to renewable energyJones Day advised Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) on its debt and equity investment in Low Carbon Energy Holdings Limited (“Low Carbon”), a subsidiary of Low Carbon Limited, an established pan-European renewable energy developer and fund manager.
  • VIA Technologies enters into agreement with Intel for recruitment of employeesJones Day represented VIA Technologies, Inc. in its entry into a definitive agreement with Intel.
  • GreatPoint Ventures leads $17 million Series A financing round of Symbl.aiJones Day advised GreatPoint Ventures as lead investor in the $17 million Series A financing round of Symbl.ai, a developer-first platform providing the best in class conversation intelligence (CI).
  • SER Capital Partners invests $82 million in Brightcore EnergyJones Day represented SER Capital Partners in its $82 million investment in Brightcore Energy, a clean energy and efficiency as a service company serving commercial, industrial, and institutional real estate owners.
  • Daikin acquires ElitAireJones Day advised Daikin in its acquisition of ElitAire.
  • Daikin acquires ABCO HVACR Supply + SolutionsJones Day advised Daikin North America LLC, a subsidiary of Daikin Industries, Ltd. and the world's largest manufacturer of heating, cooling, and refrigerant products, in the acquisition of ABCO HVACR Supply + Solutions, the leading full line distributor of HVAC and refrigeration systems and supplies in the Northeastern United States.
  • Goodman Distribution acquires Robinson Plumbing & Heating Supply Co., Inc.Jones Day advised Goodman Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Daikin Industries, Ltd., in the acquisition of Robinson Plumbing & Heating Supply Co., Inc., an existing distributor of Goodman, Amana® and Daikin brand residential unitary and light commercial products in the Northeast.
  • Seal for Life acquires CanusaJones Day advised Arsenal Capital Partners in the acquisition by portfolio company, Seal For Life Industries, of the Canusa-CPS and Dhatec businesses from Shawcor.
  • Five9 acquires Inference Technologies GroupJones Day advised Five9, Inc. in its acquisition of Inference Technologies Group, Inc., a leading global provider of Intelligent Virtual Agents for sales and service organizations.
  • Rivian raises $2.5 billionJones Day advised Global Oryx Company Limited (a subsidiary of the Abdul Latif Jameel Companies and initial sponsor of Rivian) in Rivian’s $2.5 billion equity financing round led by T. Rowe Price and including Soros Fund Management LLC, Coatue, Fidelity Management and Research Company, and Baron Capital Group.
  • Macy’s completes $1.3 billion Senior Secured Notes offering and $3.15 billion credit facilityJones Day advised Macy's Inc., one of the nation's premier retailers, in connection with the issuance of $1.3 billion in aggregate principal amount of 8.375% Senior Secured Notes due 2025 in a Rule 144A and Regulation S offering and a $3.15 billion asset-based credit facility with Bank of America, N.A., as administrative agent.
  • Wright Group sold Shadin Avionics to Gardner Standard LLCJones Day advised The Wright Group in the sale of Shadin, L.P., d/b/a Shadin Avionics, a global leader in aviation electronics (avionic) integration and data management solutions, to Gardner Standard LLC.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • April 27, 2022
      Driving Diversity in Law & Leadership — Mentorship Matters but Sponsorship Moves the Needle
    • April 23, 2022
      Veterans Business Battle — Equity Investing Panelist
    • November 21, 2021
      Rice Energy Finance Summit — Energy Technology and Policy Panelist
    • April 24, 2021
      Veterans Business Battle — Equity Investing Panelist
    • January 28, 2016
      A&D Strategies in Low Commodity Price Conditions Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law Symposium