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Curtis C. Brewer, IV

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Sharon Haselden
Phone: 919.838.2024


Curt Brewer is a partner at Smith Anderson and focuses his practice on private equity, mezzanine debt and other financing transactions, fund formation, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate matters. As the leader of the Private Equity and Mezzanine Finance practice groups, Curt has significant experience representing investors, lenders and companies in private equity and mezzanine debt financings, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, and counseling clients on corporate and related deal matters. Curt also has experience in the formation of private equity, mezzanine debt and real estate investment funds, as well as joint ventures, strategic alliances and other complex commercial transactions.

  • Smith Anderson Management Committee
  • Board of Directors, Needham B. Broughton Capital Foundation
  • Leadership Raleigh Class XVI
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Past Chair, Board of Directors, The Healing Place of Wake County
  • Best Lawyers®, Corporate; Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity; Mergers & Acquisitions; Private Funds / Hedge Funds; Venture Capital (2009-2022)
  • Best Lawyers®, “Lawyer of the Year,” Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law (2018-2020)
  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for BusinessBanking & Finance (2016-2018, 2022)
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers (2006-2016)
  • Business North Carolina Magazine Legal Elite, Business
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated

News & Publications


Speaking Engagements


  • Panelist, "Preparing for Leadership Change: Effective Succession Planning," SBIA Southern Private Equity Conference, Miami, Fla.

Bar & Court Admissions

  • North Carolina


Wake Forest University, J.D., cum laude, 1995

University of North Carolina, B.A., 1991

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