Weil has been named as a finalist for four private equity awards at the 2019 International Financial Law Review Americas Awards. The shortlists highlight the expertise and achievements of Weil’s Private Equity practice.
Weil’s Private Equity practice is shortlisted in the following categories:
- Private Equity Law Firm of the Year
- Private Equity Deal of the Year for advising Brookfield Asset Management Inc. and Brookfield Property Partners L.P. (BPY) in BPY’s $14.4 billion acquisition of the approximately 66% of common stock that it did not already own of GGP Inc. (f/k/a General Growth Properties Inc.)
- Private Equity Deal of the Year for advising Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in a consortium that also included Blackstone and GIC, in the consortium’s acquisition of a 55% stake in Thomson Reuters’ Financial & Risk business (n/k/a Refinitiv), valued by the transaction at $20 billion.
- Private Equity Deal of the Year for advising Westinghouse Electric Company in its $4.6 billion sale to Brookfield Business Partners L.P.
The 2019 IFLR Americas Awards celebrate the most innovative deals of 2018 and the legal teams involved. IFLR is a leading financial law publication for lawyers in financial institutions, corporates and private practice.