June 17, 2021
Weil advised Advent International-backed ATI Physical Therapy, at the time the largest single-branded outpatient physical therapy provider in the United States with nearly 900 physical therapy clinics across 25 states, in its $2.5 billion business combination with Fortress Value Acquisition Corp. II, a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by Fortress Investment Group LLC. The transaction closed June 17, 2021.
The Weil team that advised ATI Physical Therapy was led by Mergers & Acquisitions partner James R. Griffin and included Mergers & Acquisitions associates Claudia Lai and Austin Freeman. The team also included Private Equity partner Marilyn French Shaw; Private Equity associate Geoff Greenspoon; Capital Markets Head Alexander Lynch; Capital Markets associate Shelby A. Stanton; Public Company Advisory Group partners Adé Heyliger and Lyuba Goltser; Private Equity Executive Compensation and Benefits Head Michael Nissan; Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Amy Rubin; Tax partners Noah Beck and Chayim Neubort; Tax counsel Eric Behl-Remijan; Tax associate Kyle Jackson; Technology & IP Transactions Head Michael Epstein; Technology & IP Transactions/Privacy counsel Olivia Greer; and Technology & IP Transactions/Privacy associate and Amanda DeMasi; Banking & Finance partner Benton Lewis; Environmental Head Annemargaret Connolly; Real Estate attorney Leslie Smith; Antitrust partner Vadim Brusser; Antitrust counsel Alexis Brown-Reilly; and Employment Litigation associate Elizabeth Casey.