December 16, 2022
A transatlantic Weil team is advising Advent International on its acquisition of Maxar Technologies, the NYSE and TSX-listed provider of space solutions and geospatial intelligence, in an all-cash transaction that values Maxar at an enterprise value of approximately $6.4 billion. As a result of the transaction, Maxar will accelerate investment in and development of the company’s next-generation satellite technologies and data insights, and will remain a U.S.-controlled and operated company.
The U.S. and U.K. Weil team advising Advent International is led by M&A partner James R. Griffin, and Private Equity partners Jonathan Wood and Ramona Nee. The team also includes: M&A counsel Claudia Lai, associates Anand Gandhi, Parker Collins, Jeremiah Lee and Olga Cosme Toledo; Private Equity counsel Tomasz Rodzoch, Michael Messina and Barrett Schitka, and associates Jamie Macdonagh, Ryan Strassman, Amanda Miller and Luke Smith; Tax partner Jonathan Macke and associate Josh Schonfeld; Antitrust partner Vadim Brusser and counsel Alexis Brown-Reilly; Banking & Finance partners Paul Overmyer and Benton Lewis and associates Justina Chen, Samantha Currie and Kate Waterman; Structured Finance & Derivatives partner Ariel Kronman and associates Henry Han and Will Richardson (Not Yet Admitted in New York); Private Equity Executive Compensation & Benefits Head Michael Nissan and Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Jennifer Britz, and associate Elissa Berdini; Environmental partner Annemargaret Connolly and counsel Matthew Morton; Complex Commercial Litigation partner Yehudah Buchweitz and associates Sarah Schnorrenberg, Adam King and Iqra Asghar (Not Yet Admitted in New York); Employment Litigation counsel Celine Chan and associate Lauren Kelly; Technology & IP Transactions partner Karen Ballack, counsel Luis Gonzalez, and associates Audrey Nicolson and Amy Montoya; Technology & IP Transactions/Privacy counsel Olivia Greer, and associates Catherine Kim and Adeline Park (Not Yet Admitted in New York); and Capital Markets partner Heather Emmel and associate Joseph Hahn.