January 21, 2021
Weil advised Gores Holdings IV, Inc., a SPAC sponsored by an affiliate of The Gores Group, LLC, in its business combination with United Wholesale Mortgage, at the time the largest wholesale mortgage originator in the United States, in a transaction that valued United Wholesale Mortgage at approximately $16.1 billion. The transaction closed on January 21, 2021.
The Weil team that advised Gores was led by Private Equity/Mergers & Acquisitions partner Kyle Krpata and included Private Equity associates Kevin Thomas and Monica Kwok. The team also included Mergers & Acquisitions partner James Griffin; Mergers & Acquisitions associate Claudia Lai; Tax partner Helyn Goldstein; Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Amy Rubin; Executive Compensation & Benefits associate Manleen Singh (Admitted in Illinois Only); Banking & Finance partner Gabriel Gregson; Capital Markets partner Heather Emmel; Capital Markets partner Barbra Broudy; Technology & IP Transactions partner Karen Ballack; Technology & IP Transactions/Privacy counsel Olivia Greer; Technology & IP Transactions/Privacy associate Kane Wishart; Antitrust partner Vadim Brusser; Antitrust associate Dan Nobil; Regulatory counsel Timothy Welch; and Employment Litigation partner Gary Friedman.