April 29, 2021
Weil advised The Blackstone Group in its investment in Hotwire Communications, a leading provider of fiber-to-the-home in the United States. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The Weil team that advised The Blackstone Group was led by Private Equity partners Christopher Machera and Jenna McBain and included Private Equity associates Daniel Cohen, Thomas Forman, Theodora Tavridou, Spencer Shweky (Not Yet Admitted in New York) and Gracy Wang. The team also included Banking & Finance partner Damian Ridealgh; Tax partner Noah Beck; Tax counsel Gary Silber; Tax associate Ted Little (Not Yet Admitted in New York); Executive Compensation & Benefits partners Amy Rubin and Amanda Rosenblum; Executive Compensation & Benefits associate Joshua Ehrhart (Not Yet Admitted in New York); Global Structured Finance & Derivatives Co-Head Frank Nocco; Structured Finance associate Matthew Nemeth; Technology & IP Transactions partner Jeffrey Osterman; Technology & IP Transactions/Privacy associates Robert Brown, Luis Gonzalez and Mirish Shah; Real Estate Co-Head Michael Bond; Real Estate counsel Robert Shmalo; Real Estate associates Shira Barron and Karen Luo (Not Yet Admitted in New York); Environmental Head Annemargaret Connolly; Environmental counsel Matthew Morton; Regulatory Transactions partner Shawn Cooley; Regulatory Transactions counsel John O'Loughlin and Timothy Welch; Regulatory Transactions associate Ariel Fliman; Antitrust counsel Michael Naughton; Antitrust associate Marie-Marie de Fays; Complex Commercial Litigation counsel Lauren Bernstein; Complex Commercial Litigation associate Elaina Aquila; Employment Litigation partner Nicholas Pappas; and Employment Litigation associate Nicole Jibrine (Not Yet Admitted in New York).