Mr Christopher Nesbit > McGuireWoods LLP > Charlotte, United States > Lawyer Profile

McGuireWoods LLP
201 N TRYON ST, STE. 3000
United States
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Chris concentrates his practice on business law, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, mezzanine finance, and general corporate matters. He represents private equity and mezzanine investment funds, institutional investors, investment groups and portfolio companies in all types of private equity transactions including leverage buyouts, control and non-control equity investments, venture capital investments and add-on acquisitions for portfolio companies. Chris regularly represents clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate restructurings and reorganizations and other business transactions. He also represents private equity funds in all aspects of fund formation.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > M&A/corporate and commercial > Private equity buyouts

McGuireWoods LLP operates in the middle market, most notably in the healthcare, food and beverage, and energy sectors. While having a rich portfolio of classic private equity firm clients, it has a fast-growing practice driven by independent sponsors. It ‘has the breadth of resources to serve all needs of a private equity firm‘. Chicago, Charlotte and Dallas house the core of the US private equity practice, along with Pittsburgh, New York and Los Angeles. Anchor clients include Sheridan Capital Partners, Revelstoke Capital Partners and Source Capital. It also advised Charlotte-based Falfurrias Capital Partners on a series of recent transactions, including investments in Best Impressions Caterers, E-Technologies Group, Tax Guard, Plasma Solutions, SixAxis and its divestment from Advanced Control Solutions. Chicago-based Geoffrey Cockrell heads the private equity team alongside David McLean in Dallas. Charlotte partner Christopher Nesbit and Pittsburgh’s Thomas Zahn are also key partners. Dallas-based Jon Finger ‘is not only a great lawyer, but a superb business person‘.