Christopher Bezeg advises private equity sponsors, investment banks, and public and private companies across a broad range of capital markets and corporate transactions.

Mr. Bezeg draws on keen market insights to help clients, ranging from early-stage privately held companies to well-known seasoned issuers, navigate:

  • Acquisition financings 
  • Initial public offerings
  • Other debt and equity offerings, including high yield offerings
  • Liability management and debt restructuring transactions
  • Special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) IPOs and acquisition transactions
  • Public company representation and corporate governance

He forges trusted relationships with clients to anticipate issues that may arise within the context of a transaction and beyond, and develops pragmatic solutions to help them navigate complex situations. 

Mr. Bezeg’s representative experience includes advising:

Private Equity Sponsors

  • The Carlyle Group on the offering of senior unsecured PIK toggle notes to finance the acquisition of StandardAero
  • One Rock on the offering of:
    • Senior secured notes to finance FXI Holdings’ acquisition of Innocor
    • Senior unsecured notes to finance the acquisition of Innophos
  • Cinven on the offering of senior secured second lien notes to finance the acquisition of Jaggaer
  • Blue Road on the offering of subordinated notes to finance the acquisition of Keany


  • Advantage Solutions on its senior secured notes offering in connection with its merger with Conyers Park II Acquisition
  • CHG Healthcare Services on its offering of senior secured first lien notes
  • Innophos on its offering of PIK toggle notes 
  • Opendoor Technologies on convertible notes and follow-on equity offerings 
  • Owens-Illinois on several notes offerings
  • SIG on its offering of senior unsecured notes 

Investment Banks

  • The initial purchasers on senior unsecured notes offerings by Booz Allen Hamilton
  • The initial purchasers on a Cooper-Standard senior secured notes offering 
  • The underwriters in Guild Holdings’ initial public offering 
  • The initial purchasers on a senior unsecured notes offering by Herc Rentals
  • The initial purchaser on PPD’s PIK toggle notes offering

SPAC Transactions

  • Clarivate on its merger with Churchill Capital Corp
  • GCM Grosvenor on its merger with CF Finance Acquisition Corp.
  • Opendoor Technologies on its merger with Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. II
  • Starry on its merger with FirstMark Horizon Acquisition Corp.
  • Talkspace on its merger with Hudson Executive Investment Corp.

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia
  • New York


  • JD, The University of Texas School of Law, 2012
  • BA in Government, Georgetown University, 2009
    cum laude