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Weil Advised Advent-Backed ATI Physical Therapy in its $2.5B Business Combination with Fortress Value Acquisition Corp. II

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, Anne Moretti Langford, Austin Freeman and Christopher Perkins. The team also included Private Equity partner Marilyn French Shaw; Private Equity associates Kendahl Melvin and 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; Executive Compensation & Benefits associates Tricia Walsh and Joshua Ehrhart (Not Yet Admitted in New York); Tax partners Noah Beck and Chayim Neubort; Tax counsel Eric Remijan; Tax associate Kyle Jackson; Technology & IP Transactions Head Michael Epstein; Technology & IP Transactions/Privacy counsel Olivia Greer; and Technology & IP Transactions/Privacy associates Lauren Springer and Amanda DeMasi; Banking & Finance partners Allison Liff and Benton Lewis; Environmental Head Annemargaret Connolly; Real Estate attorney Leslie Smith; Antitrust partner Vadim Brusser; Antitrust counsel Alexis Brown-Reilly; Employment Litigation partner Nicholas Pappas; and Employment Litigation associate Elizabeth Casey.

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