Weil Advises Oak Hill Capital Partners in its Investment in EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants

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Weil is advising Oak Hill Capital Partners in its acquisition of a controlling interest in EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage, and employee benefits consultant, from The Carlyle Group. Oak Hill’s investment will enable EPIC to continue its aggressive organic growth strategy and will support strategic acquisitions of additional complementary insurance distribution platforms across the United States. The investment is subject to customary regulatory approvals and is expected to close in the 3rd quarter of 2017.

The Weil team advising Oak Hill is led by Private Equity partner Christopher Machera and includes global Private Equity co-head Douglas Warner; Banking & Finance partners Andrew Colao and Gabriel Gregson; Technology & IP Transactions Head Michael Epstein; Insurance partner Joseph Verdesca; Environmental head Annemargaret Connolly; Tax partner Mark Schwed; Executive Compensation & Benefits partners Michael Nissan and Sarah Downie; Litigation partner John Mastando; Antitrust counsel Michael Naughton; Labor counsel Lawrence Baer; Private Equity associates Vladislava Rebeiz, Edi Rumano, Max Ronci and Ololade Oladapo (Not Yet Admitted); Banking & Finance associates Paul Overmyer and Catherine Kim (Not Yet Admitted); Technology & IP Transactions associates Cheri Bessellieu and Dennis Adams; Insurance associate Gabriel Gershowitz; Tax associate Liam Murphy; Executive Compensation & Benefits associate John Kleinjan (Not Yet Admitted); Litigation associate Daniela Kirsztajn; Employment Litigation associate Jonathan Gartner; and Regulatory associate Timothy Welch.