Weil Advised Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in the $11B Take-Private of The Ultimate Software Group, Inc.

Weil advised Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), 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 CPPIB was led by global co-head of Private Equity 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; International Arbitration & Trade partner Ted Posner; Antitrust counsel Vadim Brusser and Michael Naughton; Tax associate Steven Ort; and Private Funds associate Kimberly Snyder.