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  • A.B., Stanford University, 1994; Phi Beta Kappa
  • J.D., University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 1998; Order of the Coif
  • North Carolina, 1998
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Charlotte, NC 28202-4003

Brian D. Mesibov

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Brian Mesibov has over 20 years of experience representing public and private companies, private equity funds, independent sponsors, and family-owned businesses in their merger and acquisition transactions.  Brian works with clients to structure, negotiate, document, and close complex transactions across a wide range of industries.

Brian’s practice includes representing buyers and sellers in their mergers and acquisitions activity across all transaction structures, including leveraged buyouts, platform and add-on acquisitions, and cross-border transactions.  He has represented clients in numerous industries, including manufacturing, food and beverage, consumer products, business services, cable manufacturing, foundation repair, finance, transportation and logistics, software, and packaging.  Brian primarily represents clients in middle-market transactions valued from $25 to $500 million, and has led transactions ranging from a few million to several billion dollars.  Brian also assists clients in evaluating and making Hart-Scott-Rodino filings in connection with their mergers and acquisitions transactions.

Representative Matters

  • Represented the shareholders of an all-inclusive litigation support company in the sale of a majority equity interest to a private equity fund
  • Represented a French cable manufacturing and solutions company in the sale of a large U.S. subsidiary to a privately held U.S. company
  • Represented the railcar leasing subsidiary of a national bank in the purchase of the railcar leasing and services business of a large corporation in a multi-billion-dollar transaction
  • Represented a financial sponsor in the acquisition, growth through add-on acquisitions, and subsequent sale of a majority equity interest in a foundation repair company to a private equity fund
  • Represented the founding family of a leading supplier of garlic and other spices in connection with an investment in the company by a private equity fund
  • Represented a private equity fund in the acquisition, growth, and subsequent sale to another private equity fund of a portfolio company engaged in billing for EMS transports
  • Represented a private equity fund in the acquisition of a provider of professional tax software solutions to tax preparers
  • Represented the shareholders of an industry leading coffee and specialty beverage company in a sale of their business to a publicly traded company
  • Represented a private equity fund in the acquisition, growth, and subsequent sale to another private equity fund of an employee engagement, recognition, and recruiting services business
  • Represented the founder of a regional consumer finance company to a strategic acquirer backed by a major New York based private equity fund

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Association for Corporate Growth