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Weil was named “Private Equity Team of the Year” at the 2020 British Legal Awards, highlighting the Firm’s global expertise and leadership in the London market. Weil was recognized for its work advising the liquidators of Abraaj Investment Management Limited, an “unusual and complex” deal that Legal Week, the host of the British Legal Awards, […]

November 20, 2020

Weil has advised Montagu Private Equity on its acquisition of ISI Emerging Markets Group (ISI) from CITIC Capital and Caixin Global. ISI provides macroeconomic, business and industry intelligence on global emerging markets, and has regional headquarters in Hong Kong, London and New York. The transaction is expected to be completed in December 2020, subject to […]

November 18, 2020

Weil is advising American Securities LLC in its pending $1.37 billion take-private of Foundation Building Materials, Inc., one of the largest specialty building products distributors of wallboard, suspended ceiling systems, metal framing and complementary and other products in North America. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2021, subject to customary closing conditions. […]

November 15, 2020

Weil is advising GI Partners, an investor in data infrastructure businesses in the United States, in its acquisition of Vast Broadband, a provider of high-speed broadband, video and phone services to more than 60,000 residential and business customers in South Dakota and Minnesota. Financial terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. The transaction is […]

October 26, 2020

Weil Private Funds partner Andrew Chizzik has been profiled in Law360 as a 2020 Fund Formation MVP. He is just one of five attorneys industry-wide recognized for outstanding achievements and contributions to the practice area over the last year. The Q&A profile highlighted Mr. Chizzik’s leadership and expertise in guiding the formation of some of the market’s most notable […]

October 26, 2020

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