Weil Advised aPriori Capital Partners in Spin-Off from Credit Suisse

Weil represented the existing DLJ Merchant Banking Partners management team led by Colin Taylor and Susan Schnabel in connection with its spin-off from Credit Suisse into an independent advisory firm called aPriori Capital Partners L.P.

aPriori Capital will manage the DLJ Merchant Banking Partners III, LP and DLJ Merchant Banking Partners IV, LP private equity funds (together with related vehicles, the MBP Funds), collectively representing approximately $2 billion of value across 22 portfolio companies as of December 31, 2013. The new firm will continue to operate from offices in New York, Los Angeles and London.

The Weil team on this matter included Private Funds partner Shukie Grossman (New York); Corporate associates Ashley Arons (New York) and Ben Cocoracchio, Stephen Fox and Oliver Prakash-Jenkins (all from London); Tax partner Robert Frastai and associates R. Todd Hatcher (both New York) and Ian Ferreira (London); and Employment counsel Ivor Gwilliams (London).