July 29, 2022
Weil advised Blackstone in its $1 billion sale of Aqua Finance, Inc., a specialist lending platform that originates and services consumer loans, primarily for home improvement and water treatment, to Athene Holding. The transaction closed on July 29, 2022.
The Weil team that advised Blackstone was led by Private Equity partners Christopher Machera and Jenna McBain and included Private Equity associates Nicole Chen, Thomas Forman, Rachel Lowitz, Ali Habhab and Matt Tobolski. The team also included Tax partner Hillel Jacobson; Tax associate Nikolai Karetnyi; Banking & Finance Co-Head Andrew Colao; Banking & Finance associate Angel Torres; Antitrust counsel Michael Naughton and Rob Meyer; and Antitrust associate Marie-Marie de Fays.