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Weil Advises Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in the Recapitalization of Berlin Packaging

Weil is advising Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) in the recapitalization of Berlin Packaging L.L.C., resulting in CPPIB and Oak Hill Capital Partners having joint control of Berlin. Berlin Packaging is a supplier of packaging products and services to companies in multiple industries, providing customers of all sizes with a one-stop shop for glass, plastic, and metal containers and closures. The transaction is expected to close by the end of 2018.

The Weil team advising CPPIB is led by Private Equity partner Christopher Machera and includes Private Equity associates Miae Woo, Matthew Merritt and Hancen Yu. The team also includes Banking & Finance partner Allison Liff; Capital Markets partner Heather Emmel; Technology & IP Transactions partner Karen Ballack; Tax partner Mark Schwed; Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Sarah Downie; Complex Commercial Litigation partner Patrick O'Toole; Employment Litigation partner Gary Friedman; Antitrust counsel Vadim Brusser; Banking & Finance associate Paul Overmyer; Technology & IP Transactions associate Edric Itchon; Tax associate Emily Cusick; Executive Compensation & Benefits associate Lauren Sawyer; Complex Commercial Litigation associate Lucas Tesoriero; Employment Litigation associate Thomas McCarthy; Antitrust associate Jonathan Cheng; and Insurance associate Gabriel Gershowitz.