Sam Blake


Sam Blake
Sam Blake is a Corporate associate in London. He advises on a broad range of domestic and international private equity, M&A and other corporate transactions.

Prior to joining Weil, Sam was a member of the M&A team at an international law firm where he focused on transactions in the energy industry.

Representative experience as part of a team includes:

  • Ardian on its acquisition of Envision Pharma, a global scientific communications and technology business
  • An international private equity fund on the acquisition of a leading independent service station operator in the UK
  • An international real estate fund on the acquisition of a portfolio of residential and commercial real estate in the former Yugoslavia
  • GE on the sale of its European fleet leasing business to Arval, part of BNP Paribas
  • Fidante Partners (part of the Challenger Group) on its acquisition of Dexion Capital
  • Technology Crossover Ventures on its investments in Spotify and WorldRemit
  • Lion Capital in its sale of VAASAN, a provider of bakery products in Northern Europe, to Lantmännen Färskbröd
  • Providence Equity Partners in its lead equity investment in Helios Towers Africa (HTA)
  • Ramzi Rishani, the chief investment officer and co-founder of Longview Partners, an investment manager, and his trust (the Antar Trust) in his sale of a minority interest in Longview Partners to Northill Capital
  • The Gores Group on a significant joint venture agreement with Premier Foods to grow their bread business, which includes longstanding UK household brands such as Hovis
  • Montagu Private Equity in its acquisition of the Healthcare Devices and Prescription Retail business divisions of Rexam