Overview

Alexander "Alex" Weaver is a corporate services attorney in Holland & Knight's Denver office. Mr. Weaver focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), banking and corporate finance, project finance and development, and cross-border transactions. He has experience on transactions spanning a broad range of industries, with a focus on renewable energy, technology and financial services.

Mr. Weaver's pro bono work focuses on immigration matters for at-risk populations, community enterprise, and environmental justice and resilience initiatives.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Mr. Weaver practiced law in the New York office of a global law firm, where he represented clients across industries, continents and languages.

Not yet admitted to Colorado Bar; admitted to New York Bar only and practicing under supervision of lawyers licensed to practice in Colorado.

Representative Experience

  • Represented a biotechnology company on the sale of substantially all of its assets to a New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)-listed special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), in exchange for control of the listed corporation
  • Represented a multinational pharmaceutical company on a $31 billion bridge credit facility and related take-out financings in connection with its acquisition of a biopharmaceutical company
  • Represented a Brazilian food production company on its sale to an American multinational corporation in the food industry for $2.4 billion

  • Represented a technology-focused private equity fund on its $1.45 billion multiproduct financing of its acquisition of a financial news and data firm from a private equity firm
  • Represented a major global financial institution on structured commodities swap transactions in respect of liquid natural gas and oil production valued collectively at more than $2 billion
  • Represented secured creditors in connection with the restructuring and exit financing of a distressed upstream oil and gas company
  • Represented a broad range of corporate and initial purchasers on Regulation S/Rule 144A and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)-registered debt and equity issuances

  • Represented a paper and forest products company and its global sponsors on a $1.1 billion financing from financial institutions for a dissolving wood pulp plant in Brazil
  • Represented borrowers, sponsors and lenders in energy and infrastructure project financing transactions in Colombia, Mexico, Brazil, Peru, Chile and Argentina

Credentials

Education
  • Columbia Law School, J.D.
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, M.A.
  • Vanderbilt University, B.A., magna cum laude
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • New York
Memberships
  • Columbia Journal of European Law, Editor-in-Chief
Honors & Awards
  • Edwin Parker Prize for Foreign and Comparative Law, Columbia Law School, 2016
  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Columbia Law School, 2014-15, 2015-16
Spoken Languages
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Italian
  • French