Robert E. Benson represents clients in significant corporate transactions, including domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, spin-offs, divestitures, joint ventures and strategic investments.
As a senior associate in King & Spalding’s Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity practices, Robert advises public and private companies, private equity funds, boards of directors and special committees in a variety of M&A, corporate governance and general corporate and securities matters.
Robert has extensive deal experience across many industry sectors, including significant depth in consumer products, media, tech, fin-tech and life science industries. Robert has served as counsel to leading companies, including The Coca-Cola Company, Oxford Industries, Molson Coors, Pentair Inc., MasterCraft Boat Company, Roark Capital Group, Roper Technologies, SunTrust Banks, White Mountains Insurance Group, and Bass Pro, Inc., in a broad variety of merger and acquisition transactions and in a variety of general corporate and securities matters.
Robert has also represented distressed corporate entities in restructuring transactions and has advised municipalities with respect to Chapter 9 bankruptcies.