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Ben Allen is a member of Winstead’s Corporate, Securities/Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group and the Investment Management & Private Funds Industry Group. He focuses his practice on mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and private fund formation.

Representative Experience

Private Fund Formation

  • Assisted with the formation of multiple hedge funds, including U.S. and non-U.S. investment vehicles, to invest in currencies, equity derivatives, commodities, micro, small and mid-cap public companies, energy securities, credit, distressed debt, public securities, and digital assets
  • Assisted with the formation of multiple mineral acquisition funds
  • Assisted with the formation of multiple private real estate investment funds

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Assisted with the representation of a medical imaging company in the disposition of all of its ownership interest to a foreign purchaser
  • Assisted with the disposition of an oil and gas auction website to a private equity firm
  • Assisted with the representation of a lower-middle market private equity firm regarding a leveraged buy-out of an industrial manufacturing and specialty chemical company
  • Assisted with the representation of a surgical center regarding the sale of a majority of its ownership interest

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