October 25, 2017
Weil advised EPIC Holdings, Inc. (d/b/a EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants) (a portfolio company of Oak Hill Capital Partners) in its acquisition of Frenkel & Company, one of the largest privately-held insurance brokers in the nation. After joining EPIC, the firm operates as Frenkel & Company – a Division of EPIC. The transaction closed in the fourth quarter of 2017, following the satisfaction of customary regulatory approvals. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The Weil team that advised EPIC was led by Private Equity partner Christopher Machera and included Private Equity associates Edi Rumano, Ololade Oladapo and Tracy Reyes (Not Yet Admitted in New York). The team also included Banking & Finance partner Gabriel Gregson; Technology & IP Transactions Head Michael Epstein; Tax partner Mark Schwed; Executive Compensation & Benefits partners Michael Nissan and Sarah Downie; Complex Commercial Litigation partner John Mastando; Regulatory counsel John O’Loughlin; Antitrust counsel Vadim Brusser; Banking & Finance associates Paul Overmyer, Catherine Kim and Glen Forster; Technology & IP Transactions associate Dennis Adams; Tax associates Gary Silber and Liam Murphy; Executive Compensation & Benefits associate John Kleinjan; Insurance associate Gabriel Gershowitz; Antitrust associate Jonathan Cheng; Complex Commercial Litigation associate Nigar Shaikh; and Regulatory associate Rami Sherman.