Scott L. Miller

Partner

Houston
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
600 Travis Street
Houston, TX 77002
T 713 510 1715
F 713 510 1799
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Scott L. Miller is a partner in the Corporate & Financial Services Department. He represents private equity firms and companies in a range of corporate, transactional and securities law matters.

His representation of private equity sponsors involves acquisitions, divestitures and venture capital investments across a broad range of industries including manufacturing, distribution and energy.

Scott advises clients on entity formation and dissolution, corporate governance matters, mergers and other business combinations, asset and stock purchases and sales, private placements, restructurings, joint ventures and strategic alliances, employment arrangements and other commercial business transactions.

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Scott L. Miller is a partner in the Corporate & Financial Services Department. He represents private equity firms and companies in a range of corporate, transactional and securities law matters.

Selected Significant Matters

Scott's recent experience includes representing:

  • Cérélia on its acquisition of US Waffle, a privately-held frozen foods manufacturing company based in South Carolina
  • Highline Aftermarket Investments, LLC, a majority-owned subsidiary of The Sterling Group, in its acquisition by Pritzker Private Capital
  • American Trailer Rental Group in the acquisition of Advantage Trailer Leasing, a semi-trailer and storage container rental business
  • Excellence Logging, a portfolio company of Blue Water Energy, in its acquisition of Weatherford International’s surface data logging business
  • DexKo Global Inc., a portfolio company of The Sterling Group, in its merger with an acquisition subsidiary of a private investment firm
  • A private investment firm in its acquisition of multiple companies engaged in renting semi-tractors, trailers and storage containers
  • The majority shareholder of a manufacturer of cinema seating in the sale of a majority equity ownership to a private investment firm
  • The Sterling Group in its joint acquisition of North American Industrial Services, an industrial maintenance company, and Evergreen Industrial Services, an environmental and industrial cleaning solution company
  • Private equity funds in the organization, capitalization and ongoing legal matters of portfolio companies engaged in exploration and production activities
  • Dexter Axle Company, a portfolio company of The Sterling Group, in its acquisition of AL-KO Vehicle Technology (VT) from AL-KO Kober SE.*
  • An international manufacturer of high-performance, specialty synthetic fibers in its sale to an acquisition subsidiary of a private equity firm*
  • A private investment firm in its acquisition of a manufacturer of bathtubs and showers and several related add-on acquisitions*
  • A private investment firm in its acquisition of a designer and manufacturer of trailer axle, brake and suspension assemblies and related replacement parts*
  • A privately held company in the automotive aftermarket industry in the sale of an ethylene oxide/ethylene glycol manufacturing facility and the acquisitions of an automotive lighting business and a diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) blending and distribution business*
  • A private investment firm in its acquisition of an international manufacturer of oil pumps and powdered metal components, and the later sale of that company to an acquisition subsidiary of a private equity firm*
  • A pipeline transportation and energy storage company in its acquisition of a manufacturer of natural gas treating plants*
  • A private investment firm in its acquisition of a distributor of rigid packaging products*
  • An oilfield services company in its sale of assets used in the stimulation fluids, sand control tools and stimulation services business*
  • A commercial supplier and wholesale distributor of refined petroleum products in its acquisition of a gasoline and distillate trading business and related inventory of gasoline and distillate*
  • A ground transportation company for the oil and gas industry in its sale to an acquisition subsidiary of a private equity firm*
  • A private investment firm in its acquisition of a global manufacturer of air cooled heat exchangers and axial flow fans, and the subsequent merger of that company with an acquisition subsidiary of a private equity firm*
  • A private equity investment firm in its acquisition of 37 separate entities comprising the 55 locations of a wholesale distributor of roofing supplies and related materials, and the subsequent merger of that holding company with an acquisition subsidiary of a private equity firm*
  • A manufacturer of paper and plastic packaging in its merger with an acquisition subsidiary of a private equity firm*
  • A medical technology and equipment company in the sale of its international infant care product business to a German-based international medical and safety technology company*
  • A provider of industrial cleaning services in its merger with an acquisition subsidiary of a private equity investment fund*
  • A private equity firm in its acquisition of an industrial cleaning services company*

*Scott advised on these matters at his prior firm.

Prior Experience

Prior to joining Willkie, Scott was a partner at Bracewell LLP. 

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