Wake Forest University, J.D., magna cum laude, 2006, Order of the Coif; Notes and Comment Editor, Wake Forest Law Review, 2005-06
University of Tennessee, B.A., summa cum laude, 2003, Whittle Scholar
Nick Allmon is a transactional lawyer whose practice focuses on private equity finance and investment transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate law. He co-chairs the firm's Private Credit Practice Group.
Nick regularly advises business development companies (BDCs), small business investment companies (SBICs), private funds, and other lenders and investors in the execution of their debt and equity portfolio investments. This often involves acquisition financings, leveraged buyouts and recapitalizations. Nick’s broad debt and equity transactional experience covers the full spectrum of a company's capital structure, including senior, unitranche (“first out – last out”) and mezzanine finance transactions and both control and non-control equity investments. He has extensive experience counseling investors on complex "agreement among lender" (AAL) and intercreditor arrangements.
Honors & Awards
- North Carolina Super Lawyers, North Carolina Rising Star, securities & corporate finance, 2012-13
Represented an SBIC fund and its business development company parent in their unitranche (“first out – last out”) debt and equity investment in support of a sponsor-led acquisition of a leading omnichannel digital advertising platform, together with the related AAL arrangement.
Represented a publicly traded business development company in its senior secured debt investment in a global provider of cloud-based indirect spend management software solutions to support growth initiatives.
Represented a publicly traded business development company and its SBIC funds and related private funds in their mezzanine debt and warrant investments in support of a leading consolidator of media and advertising businesses throughout North America and through multiple add-on acquisitions, together with the related intercreditor arrangement.
Represented a family of private funds in their senior debt, warrant and equity investment in support of an independent-sponsor-led acquisition of a food service provider of high-quality, nutritious meals to charter schools, private schools, Head Start programs, health clinics and adult-care centers.
Represents a publicly traded business development company in its negotiation and execution of complex AAL arrangements with various bank partners in support of its one-stop financing solution for lower middle market businesses.
Represents various closely held companies with respect to general corporate matters.
News & Events
- Jan. 2, 2014
- Six Shareholders Among State’s Top 100 Attorneys, Two in Top 10Jan. 18, 2013
- Seven Shareholders Among State’s Top 100 Attorneys, Two in Top 10Jan. 23, 2012
- Nov. 20, 2006