July 22, 2021
Weil advised Gores Holdings VI, Inc., a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by an affiliate of The Gores Group, LLC, in its $2.9 billion business combination with Matterport, Inc., the spatial data company leading the digital transformation of the built world. The transaction closed on July 22, 2021.
The Weil team that advised Gores Holdings VI was led by Private Equity partner Kyle Krpata and included Mergers & Acquisitions partner James R. Griffin; and Private Equity associates Travis Michaud and Hilary Wilkerson. The team also included Capital Markets partners Heather Emmel and Barbra Broudy; Capital Markets associates Erica Yoon and Julia Welch; Banking & Finance partner Gabriel Gregson; Tax partner Chayim Neubort; Tax associate Josh A. Schonfeld; Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Amy Rubin; Executive Compensation & Benefits associates Lauren Sawyer (Not Yet Admitted in New York) and Manleen Singh (Admitted in Illinois Only); Public Company Advisory Group partner Adé Heyliger; Technology & IP Transactions partner Karen Ballack; Technology & IP Transactions/Privacy counsel Olivia Greer; Technology & IP Transactions/Privacy associates Luis Gonzalez, Maryann Thompson and Mirish Shah; Regulatory Transactions partner Shawn Cooley; Regulatory Transactions associate Nathan Cunningham; Antitrust partner Vadim Brusser; Antitrust associate Dan Nobil; Complex Commercial Litigation partner David Singh; Complex Commercial Litigation associate Shireen Leung; Patent Litigation partner Anne Cappella; Employment Litigation partner Gary Friedman; and Employment Litigation associate Thomas McCarthy.