Weil advised FountainVest Partners, a leading private equity firm in Asia, as one of the lead investors in Zuoyebang’s latest financing round of $750 million. Zuoyebang is one of the leading K-12 online tutoring platforms in China, with more than 50 million total daily active users, 170 million monthly active users and 800 million total […]
Corporate partner Kamyar Abrar has been recognized by the German business publication WirtschaftsWoche as a top M&A lawyer in the German market, an honor extended to only 91 attorneys. Mr. Abrar’s practice concentrates on private equity and M&A, including distressed transactions. He is based in Weil’s Frankfurt office. The Handelsblatt Research Institute surveyed more than 4,000 lawyers from 213 […]
Weil represented Mr. Jinbo Yao, the Chairman of the Board and CEO of 58.com Inc. (58.com) and the consortium, in connection with the signing of an Agreement and Plan of Merger with Quantum Bloom Group Ltd. (“Parent”) and Quantum Bloom Company Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Parent. Upon completion, 58.com will be acquired by […]
Weil Private Equity partner Brian Parness discusses “The Rise of Continuation Fund & Preferred Equity Solutions” as part of Cebile Capital’s GP-led Secondaries Webinar Series.
Weil’s Asia M&A team was recognized with three awards at the 2020 International Financial Law Review Asia-Pacific Awards. The Firm was awarded “M&A Team of the Year” and “M&A Deal of the Year” for its work acting on the take-private of eHi Car Services. Weil advised the consortium, which included the Chairman of eHi, MBK […]
Weil advised Cornell Capital and its portfolio company Knowlton Development Corporation (KDC/ONE), a contract developer, manufacturer and supplier of personal care and household products, in KDC/ONE’s acquisition of Zobele Holding S.p.A., a manufacturer and distributor of consumer products, including pest control, air freshening, health care, household, pet care, and shoe care products, from DH Private […]