Ben Weadon advises private equity firms and their portfolio companies located across the country.

Overview

Ben Weadon is an associate in Moore & Van Allen's Corporate group. He advises private equity firms and their portfolio companies located across the country on leveraged buyouts, growth equity investments, merger and acquisition transactions, and general corporate matters. Ben helped lead the biggest U.S. leveraged buyout announced in 2015 and the largest solo private equity purchase of U.S. assets since 2011, and has advised on deals in various industries, including software, semiconductor, telecommunications, and fleet management.

Representative Experience

  • Represented The Carlyle Group in its $7.4 billion acquisition of Veritas, an information management system provider, from Symantec Corporation
  • Represented an entity controlled by The Carlyle Group in the acquisition of the Compute business of MACOM Technology Solutions and related joint venture with Oracle Corporation
  • Represented The Carlyle Group in its investment in ProKarma, a high-growth IT services firm
  • Represented a publicly traded technology company in its $7.4 billion acquisition of a global, publicly traded communications equipment manufacturer
  • Represented a publicly traded technology company in its $3 billion acquisition of an international telecom and wireless business
  • Represented a middle market private equity fund in its acquisition of a leading wholesale distributor of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment
  • Represented a middle market private equity fund in its acquisition and subsequent sale of a technology-enabled service provider in the vehicle fleet maintenance industry
  • Represented a middle market private equity fund in its acquisition a telecommunications infrastructure services company
  • Represented a middle market private equity firm in its acquisition of a nationwide fleet maintenance and repair services provider
  • Represented a portfolio company of a middle market private equity fund in a strategic investment by one of the largest communications companies in the world
  • Represented Pamlico Capital in multiple acquisitions and dispositions
  • Represented publicly traded manufacturer in its acquisition of a Belgium-based flooring manufacturer for approximately $1.2 billion in cash and equity
  • Represented clients in initial and secondary public securities offerings
  • Represented private equity funds in the general corporate matters of their portfolio companies
  • Represented several public companies in securities law matters

Notable

Notable

  • Best Lawyers in America, Mergers and Acquisitions Law "Ones to Watch," 2022

News

Education

J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law, 2013, with High Honors, Order of the Coif

B.A., Duke University, 2010, cum laude

Admissions

  • North Carolina
  • Georgia
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