Alex Farr

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Alex Farr

Alex Farr is an associate 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. He has been recognized as a “Rising Star” in Texas for Tax by Super Lawyers* in 2018-2019.

Mr. Farr has been part of the teams advising:

  • 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 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Select Interior Concepts, Inc. in its acquisition of substantially all the assets of Summit Stoneworks, LLC
  • Total S.A. in its pending $8.8 billion acquisition of all of the oil and natural gas assets, liabilities, businesses and operations of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation in each of Algeria, Ghana, 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 RedVector.com, LLC, in RedVector's acquisition of Convergence Training, LLC; and subsequently Providence Equity Partners in its sale of Vector Solutions 
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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