April 08, 2014
Weil represented the existing DLJ Merchant Banking Partners management team led by Colin Taylor and Susan Schnabel in connection with its spin-off from Credit Suisse into an independent advisory firm called aPriori Capital Partners L.P.
aPriori Capital will manage the DLJ Merchant Banking Partners III, LP and DLJ Merchant Banking Partners IV, LP private equity funds (together with related vehicles, the MBP Funds), collectively representing approximately $2 billion of value across 22 portfolio companies as of December 31, 2013. The new firm will continue to operate from offices in New York, Los Angeles and London.
The Weil Corporate team on this matter included Stephen Fox, Ben Cocoracchio and Oliver Prakash-Jenkins (all from London) and Ashley Arons (New York), as well as Tax partner Robert Frastai and associates R. Todd Hatcher (both New York) and Ian Ferreira (London); and Employment counsel Ivor Gwilliams (London).