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Harvey Eisenberg Named PE Dealmaker of the Year and Weil Recognized for Advising on PE Deal of the Year at The Deal Awards 2019

Weil won two awards at the The Deal Awards 2019, held in New York on June 20, 2019. The awards recognize leaders and innovators in the world of dealmaking.

Private Equity partner Harvey Eisenberg was named “PE Dealmaker of the Year” for advising on a series of significant transactions in recent years that have helped to shape the asset management industry. The profile of Mr. Eisenberg mentions his representation of Brookfield Asset Management in its acquisition of a stake in Oaktree Capital Management, and SoftBank Group in its take-private of Fortress Investment Group, noting these deals may provide a road map for private equity as it seeks the scale of more traditional investment managers.

Weil was also recognized for its work on the “PE Deal of the Year,” athenahealth’s take-private by Veritas Capital and Evergreen Coast Capital. Weil advised athenahealth in this transaction. The Weil team was led by Mergers & Acquisitions partner Michael J. Aiello and spanned more than 10 practice areas and four offices.