Hector A. Beason

Biography

Hector Beason is an associate in Weil’s Tax Department and is based in Miami. Hector participates in the representation of Firm clients with respect to the tax aspects of a wide range of corporate transactions.

Hector has been part of the teams advising:

  • GS Acquisition Holdings Corp II, a SPAC sponsored by an affiliate of Goldman Sachs, in its $2.6 billion business combination with Mirion Technologies, Inc. (at the time, a portfolio company of Charterhouse Capital Partners)
  • Hologic, Inc. in its $159 million acquisition of Diagenode, Inc.
  • Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, as an investor in Hawkwood Energy LLC, in the approximately $650 million sale of Hawkwood to WildFire Energy I LLC (a portfolio company of Warburg Pincus and Kayne Anderson)
  • QuickChek Corporation in its $645 million sale to Murphy USA

Hector was previously a Law Clerk in the Tax Department at another law firm. Before moving to the United States, he worked as In-House Counsel for large companies in Venezuela, where he worked on employee benefits, labor disputes and tax issues.

Hector received his LL.M. in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center, his J.D., cum laude, from St. Thomas University School of Law, his MBA and LL.M. in Corporate Law from Universidad Metropolitana de Caracas, and his Bachelor of Laws from Universidad Rafael Belloso Chacin.

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