Benton Lewis

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Benton Lewis
Benton Lewis is an associate in Weil’s Banking & Finance practice and is resident in the Firm’s Houston office. His practice focuses on financing transactions of all types, including acquisition financings, asset-based working capital financings, debtor in possession financings, exit financings and workouts and debt restructurings.

During his time at Weil, Mr. Lewis has been a member of teams advising leading private equity sponsors, including Advent International Corporation, Berkshire Partners, Centerbridge Partners, CVC Capital Partners, Genstar Capital Partners, Providence Equity Partners, Summit Partners and Thomas H. Lee Partners.

Mr. Lewis has played a significant role on Weil teams advising:

  • Providence Equity Partners in financing its acquisition of Learfield Communications, Inc.
  • Advent International Corporation in financing its acquisition of Serta Simmons Holdings, LLC
  • Centerbridge Partners in financing its acquisition of P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, Inc.
  • The sale by Apollo Investment Corporation and other financial sponsors of AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. to Dalian Wanda Group Co. Ltd.

Mr. Lewis is recognized as a Texas “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers in 2016.

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