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Weil Advised P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, Inc. in its Sale to Paulson & Co. Inc. and TriArtisan Capital Advisors

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 included Private Equity associates Sean Fitzpatrick, Julian Zhong and James Pierre-Louis. The team also included Banking & Finance partner Benton Lewis; Capital Markets partner Heather Emmel; Technology & IP Transactions partner Charan Sandhu; Private Equity Executive Compensation & Benefits Head Michael Nissan; Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Sarah Downie; Environmental Head Annemargaret Connolly; Environmental counsel John O’Loughlin; Banking & Finance associate Catherine Kim; Capital Markets associate Ashley Butler (Admitted in New York Only); Technology & IP Transaction/Privacy associate Olivia Greer; and Executive Compensation & Benefits associate Amanda Rosenblum.