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Private Equity partner Lewis Blakey has been named among the Rising Stars: Europe’s Best Up-and-Coming Private Equity Lawyers by Legal Week. The list recognizes 25 leading Private Equity attorneys in the U.K. and Europe under the age of 40. Mr. Blakey, resident in Weil’s London office, is among an elite group of lawyers who “demonstrated their prowess in […]

October 20, 2020

Weil advised funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc. in its acquisition of a U.S. telecommunications platform, including a portfolio of operating cell towers and a pipeline of contracted towers under development from Lendlease. The acquired company will rebrand itself as Parallel Infrastructure, a leading build-to-suit tower operator with nearly 500 macro cell […]

October 14, 2020

Weil, together with DLA Piper, has advised Polhem Infra on its acquisition of Telia Carrier, a world-leading provider in backbone connectivity for data traffic, for a value of SEK 9.45 billion ($1.06 billion). With the acquisition, Polhem Infra will, through Telia Carrier, own and operate more than 74,000 km of fiber network with 320 connection […]

October 08, 2020

Weil is advising Blackstone in its acquisition of a majority stake in ZO Skin Health, Inc., a manufacturer of a comprehensive suite of products designed to restore skin to a healthy state, from Dr. Zein Obagi, founder of ZO, Obagi family trusts, and Rohto Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd., a manufacturer and marketer of pharmaceutical and cosmetic […]

October 05, 2020

Weil advised Advent International in connection with the acquisition of Sundia MediTech Company, Ltd. (Sundia), a leading contract research and manufacturing organization in China. The transaction is a bolt-on acquisition to BioDuro, in which Weil also advised Advent International in January 2019. Following this transaction, BioDuro will combine with Sundia (hereafter operating as BioDuro-Sundia) and become one […]

September 25, 2020

Weil is advising EQT Infrastructure II in its sale of Synagro Technologies, Inc., the largest provider of wastewater biosolids solutions in North America, to West Street Infrastructure Partners III. The transaction is expected to close in December 2020 and is subject to customary closing conditions and approvals.  The Weil team advising EQT is led by […]

September 23, 2020

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