Tyler Hilton

Tyler Hilton

Tyler Hilton is a corporate partner in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson.

Mr. Hilton has represented buyers and sellers in a large number of public and private M&A transactions. He has also represented companies and investors in dozens of equity financing transactions at all stages of growth. In addition, Mr. Hilton advises clients on corporate governance issues, commercial transactions and private fund secondary transactions.

In his pro bono work, Mr. Hilton represents immigrants seeking benefits under the U visa program administered by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and in asylum proceedings.

He earned his J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School, and served as executive editor of the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy. During law school, Mr. Hilton interned for the Insurance and Financial Services Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office. He graduated with a B.A. in Spanish Translation and Linguistics, magna cum laude, from Brigham Young University.


Representative Matters*

  • Envoy Solutions, a diversified distribution company and subsidiary of Fomento Económico Mexicano, S.A.B. de C.V. (FEMSA), in multiple acquisitions.
  • Nexus Capital Management in its acquisition of HDT Global.
  • Intel Corporation in its $9 billion sale of its NAND memory chip business to SK hynix.
  • Berkshire Hathaway in its $10 billion investment in Occidental Petroleum.
  • Oaktree Capital Group in the sale of 62 percent of its business to Brookfield Asset Management.
  • Nexus Capital Management in its acquisition of FTD in a 363 sale.
  • Lead investor in a $250 million equity financing of an early stage biotech company.
  • Investment funds managed by affiliates of Fortress Investment Group in the sale of Revolution Studios to Content Partners.
  • A leading luxury consignment company in a $115 million growth equity financing.

*Includes representations prior to Mr. Hilton’s affiliation with Munger, Tolles & Olson.

Publication/Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, “Hot Topics in Corporate Governance: What Directors Want to Know,” NACD Pacific Southwest Chapter, Santa Monica, CA, November 29, 2018
  • Speaker, “Corporate Issues: What Start Ups Need to Know,” Bixel Exchange Center for Innovation & Technology at the L.A. Area Chamber of Commerce, October 26, 2017
  • “Key Structuring and Negotiating Points in Secondary Sales of Private Fund Interests,” co-authored with Gary J. Cohen, The Hedge Fund Law Report, March 21, 2014