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 associates Sean Fitzpatrick, Julian Zhong, James Pierre-Louis and Jeff Lord. 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; Private Equity Executive Compensation & Benefits Head Michael Nissan; Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Sarah Downie; Privacy & Cybersecurity Co-Head Randi Singer; 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; Capital Markets associates Aman Singh, Ashley Butler and Sarah Curry; Technology & IP Transaction/Privacy associates Olivia Greer, Emilie Williams and Jillian Richardson; Tax associates Joseph Reich and Mor Agam; Executive Compensation & Benefits associates Amanda Rosenblum and Travis Bruno; Real Estate associate Joseph Sadon; and Labor and Employment associate Adam Gitlin (Not Yet Admitted in New York).