February 16, 2016
Ed Gander, Head of Weil’s London Private Funds Group and Co-Head of Weil’s Global Private Funds Group, has been recognized by Financial News in its ‘”Rising Stars Hall of Fame 2016” list, which marks the 20th anniversary of the publication’s Rising Stars series. The list highlights past winners over the last two decades who have gone on to take their careers to great heights. Ed’s experience includes raising private equity, infrastructure, real estate, credit funds and funds of funds.
Ed, one of only 10 individuals selected for the Legal category, first appeared as a Rising Star in 2006. Financial News reported: “twenty years of fundraising experience mean that Gander is now a renowned private funds industry leader.” The publication cites wide-ranging accolades, including comments from Sir Bob Geldof, who has said: “To sum up what Gander gives you throughout a fundraising – it’s leadership, insight, integrity and commitment. I trust Ed to go into a room on my behalf and get the job done.”
Financial News recognizes the best and brightest in Rising Stars lists covering investment banking, asset management, hedge funds, private equity, law and trading and technology.