Weil Advised CPP Investments in the $11B Take-Private of The Ultimate Software Group, Inc.

Weil advised CPP Investments, as part of a consortium led by Hellman & Friedman that also included Blackstone and GIC, in the consortium’s $11 billion take-private acquisition of The Ultimate Software Group, Inc., a global provider of human capital management (HCM) solutions in the cloud. The transaction closed May 03, 2019.

The Weil team that advised CPP Investments was led by of Private Equity Co-Head Douglas Warner and Private Equity partner Christopher Machera and included Private Equity associates Timothy Burns, Matthew Merritt and Emmanuel Charles. The team also included Tax partner Mark Schwed; Private Funds partner Stephanie Srulowitz; Antitrust counsel Vadim Brusser and Michael Naughton; Tax associate Steven Ort; and Private Funds associate Kimberly Snyder.