Paul Hastings Advises Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, and Jefferies in Financing for TPC Groups Purchase by First Reserve and SK Capital Partners

August 30, 2012
New York, NY (August 30, 2012) - Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm is representing Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley Senior Funding, Inc. and Jefferies and its affiliates in connection with financing petrochemical provider TPC Group Inc.s (Nasdaq:TPCG) $850 million merger by First Reserve Corporation, a leading global investment firm dedicated to the energy industry, and SK Capital Partners, a U.S. based private investment firm focused on the chemicals sector.

The transaction is expected to be completed by the fourth quarter.

The Paul Hastings team is led by Leveraged Finance partners Michael Michetti, Michael Baker, Jeffrey Pellegrino, Michael Chernick, Michele Cohen, Scott Saks and of counsel Sanjay Thapar and Randal Palach.

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