March 04, 2019
Weil advised P.F. Chang's China Bistro, Inc. (a portfolio company of Centerbridge Partners) in its sale to Paulson & Co. Inc. and TriArtisan Capital Advisors LLC. P.F. Chang’s is a restaurant chain and a globally recognized brand known for authentic made-from-scratch Asian cuisine with focus on high-quality, fresh ingredients and wok-trained chefs. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Weil previously advised Centerbridge Partners in its $1.1 billion take-private of P.F. Chang's China Bistro, Inc. in 2012.
The Weil team that advised P.F. Chang’s was led by global co-head of Private Equity Douglas Warner and Private Equity partner Brian Gingold and includes Private Equity counsel U-Hyeon (Billy) Kwon and Private Equity associates Sean Fitzpatrick, Boyuan (Julian) Zhong, James Pierre-Louis (Not Yet Admitted in New York) and Jeff Lord (Not Yet Admitted in New York). The team also included Banking & Finance partners Allison Liff and Benton Lewis; Capital Markets partner Heather Emmel; Technology & IP Transactions partner Charan Sandhu; Tax partner Mark Schwed; Head of Private Equity Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Michael Nissan; Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Sarah Downie; Cybersecurity, Data Privacy & Information Management Co-Head Randi Singer; International Arbitration & Trade partner Ted Posner; Real Estate partner David Herman; Environmental Head Annemargaret Connolly; Labor and Employment partner Nicholas Pappas; Antitrust counsel Vadim Brusser; Environmental counsel John O’Loughlin; Banking & Finance associates Jack Schinasi, Catherine Kim and Jackson Alldredge (Not Yet Admitted in New York); Capital Markets associates Aman Singh, Ashley Butler and Sarah Curry; Technology & IP Transactions associates Emilie Williams and Jillian Richardson (Not Yet Admitted in New York); Tax associates Joseph Reich and Mor Agam; Executive Compensation & Benefits associates Amanda Rosenblum and Travis Bruno (Not Yet Admitted in New York); Cybersecurity, Data Privacy & Information Management associate Olivia Greer; Real Estate associate Joseph Sadon; Antitrust associate Jonathan Cheng; and Labor and Employment associate Adam Gitlin (Not Yet Admitted in New York).