Alex Farr


Alex Farr

Alex Farr is counsel in Weil’s Tax Department and is based in Dallas. Mr. Farr participates in the representation of Firm clients with respect to the tax aspects of a wide range of corporate transactions. 

Mr. Farr has been part of the teams advising:

  • Advent International Corporation in its acquisition of a 45% stake in Conservice, LLC
  • Aleph Capital and Crestview in their investment in Framestore, and in Framestore's merger with Company 3 and Method, Inc. following Company 3 and Method’s carve-out from Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc.
  • American Securities in its acquisition of CPM Holdings, Inc.
  • Boyd Corporation (a portfolio company of Genstar Capital) in its acquisition of Action Fabricators, Inc.
  • Campbell Soup Company in its $2.2 billion sale of Campbell International, Inc. and in its sales of all EMEA operations of Kettle Foods and Yellow Chips, Bolthouse Farms, Garden Fresh Gourmet and Kelsen Group A/S
  • Churchill Downs, Inc. in its $500 million acquisition of a majority stake in Midwest Gaming Holdings, LLC
  • Easton Energy LLC (a portfolio company of Cresta Energy Capital), in its $177 million acquisition of 416 miles of Gulf Coast natural gas liquids pipeline systems assets from The Williams Companies, Inc.
  • Genstar Capital in its sale of Boyd Corporation
  • GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. in its up to $740 million sale of Avera Semiconductor LLC to Marvell Technology Group Ltd.; and in its $430 million sale of a semiconductor fabrication plant for the manufacture of 300mm-size wafers used in the production of integrated circuits to ON Semiconductor Corporation
  • HCL Technologies Limited in the $330 million acquisition of Actian Corporation
  • Jefferson Capital Systems (a portfolio company of J.C. Flowers) in its acquisition of Canastream Holdings Ltd.
  • Kainos Capital in its acquisition of good2grow LLC
  • Koshidaka Holdings Co., Ltd. in the U.S. aspects of its acquisition of Curves and of Curves for Women II, L.C.
  • LifeWorks Corporation Ltd. (at the time a portfolio company of Thomas H. Lee Partners and Cannae Holdings) in its $325 million sale to Morneau Shepell, Inc.
  • Mortgage Contracting Services LLC (MCS) in its sale to an investor group led by Littlejohn & Co., LLC and Lynstone SSF Holdings Sàrl, funds advised by Neuberger Berman Alternatives Advisers and Crescent Capital Group, via an out-of-court restructuring and recapitalization
  • Nexeo Solutions, Inc. in its $2 billion sale to Univar Inc. and its $640 million sale of Nexeo Solutions Plastics to One Rock Capital Partners
  • Old Ironsides Energy in the $1.75 billion sale of three Delaware Basin subsidiary companies of Brazos Midstream Holdings, LLC to Morgan Stanley Infrastructure
  • Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP) in the formation of Trivium Packaging through a combination of OTPP's portfolio company, Exal Corporation, with the Food & Specialty Metal Packaging business of Ardagh Group and in the acquisition and sale of its stake in Cole-Parmer (a portfolio company of Golden Gate Capital)
  • Providence Equity Partners in its growth equity investment in TAIT, LLC (f/k/a TAIT Towers Inc.)
  • Providence Strategic Growth Partners in its acquisitions of BirdDogHR and ExakTime Innovations, Inc.
  • RealPage, Inc. in its $580 million acquisition of Buildium LLC and in its acquisition of Investor Management Services, LLC
  • Select Interior Concepts, Inc. in its acquisition of substantially all the assets of Summit Stoneworks, LLC
  • Thomas H. Lee Partners in its sale of a majority stake in Juvare, LLC
  • Total S.A. in its $4 billion acquisition of all of the oil and natural gas assets, liabilities, businesses and operations of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation in Mozambique and South Africa 
  • TPG Tech Adjacencies in its investment in FreedomPay, Inc.
  • Valence Surface Technologies, Inc. (a portfolio company of Trive Capital) in its acquisition of Triumph Processing, Inc. and in Trive Capital’s sale of Valence Surface Technologies, Inc. 
  • Vector Solutions (a portfolio company of Providence Equity Partners), as parent of, LLC, in RedVector's acquisition of Convergence Training, LLC; and subsequently Providence Equity Partners in its sale of Vector Solutions 
  • WPX Energy, Inc. in its $2.5 billion acquisition of Felix Energy

Mr. Farr has been recognized as a “Rising Star” in Texas for Tax by Super Lawyers* 2018-2020.

Prior to joining Weil, Mr. Farr was a tax associate at a leading international law firm. He received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, his LL.M. from New York University School of Law and his B.S., magna cum laude, from Boston University.


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