Brent Beckert

Practices

Industries

Education and Clerkships

J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2014, Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law

B.A., Political Science, Duke University, 2011

  • Legal Intern to the Honorable Judge Jorge A. Solis, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Summer 2012 
  • Legal Intern to the Honorable Judge Ursula M. Ungaro, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Summer 2012

Admissions

Texas, 2014

Profile

Brent Beckert is an associate in the Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group in the Dallas office of Haynes and Boone.

Prior to his arrival at Haynes and Boone, Brent served as a legal fellow on the United States Senate Judiciary Committee, where he focused on privacy, technology, intellectual property, immigration, national security, and criminal justice issues. Brent also served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Jorge A. Solis in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas and the Honorable Ursula M. Ungaro in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida in the summer of 2012.

Professional and Community Activities

  • North Texas Food Bank, Member, Capital Campaign Committee; Founder, Young Professionals Committee
  • Attorney Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Co-Chair of the Pipeline Subcommittee
  • The Arts Community Alliance (TACA), Firm Representative of TACA 360° Program
  • Dallas Committee on Foreign Relations, Term Member

Capital Markets and Securities

Corporate

Regulation A+: The SEC Approves Long-Awaited Alternatives for Capital Raising

Recently adopted regulations from the SEC came into effect on June 19, 2015, facilitating qualifying companies’ access to capital and providing investors with additional investment choices. Commonly referred to as Regulation A+, the regulations amend and expand the exemption for smaller public offerings under Regulation A (Rules 251 to 263 under the Securities Act of 1933.

Selected Client Representations

  • Represented Aggreko plc, a power generation and HVAC specialty rental company, in its acquisition of TuCo Industrial Products, Inc.
  • Represented Trive Capital in its purchase of Architectural Granite & Marble, LLC, an importer and distributor of high quality granite and marble countertops for residential and commercial uses.
  • Represented Nekoosa Coated Products, a portfolio company of Wingate Partners, in its purchase of Main Tape Company, Inc., a specialty surface protection and adhesive tape manufacturer.
  • Represented PrimeSource Building Products in its purchase of Northeast Wholesale Nail & Fastener Supply Co., a distributor of fasteners, tools and other building materials throughout the Northeastern United States.

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