September 15, 2021
Weil is advising CVC Capital Partners in its acquisition of a significant minority stake in Corporate Finance Group Inc. (CFGI), a leading non-audit accounting advisory firm in the United States, from The Carlyle Group and CFGI founders and management, all of whom reinvested with CVC, in a transaction that valued CFGI at $1.9 billion. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2021, subject to customary closing conditions.
The team advising CVC Capital Partners is led by Private Equity partner Christopher Machera and includes Private Equity Co-Head Douglas Warner and Private Equity associates Joseph Maurantonio, Cruz Wiles and Caitlin Haefner (Not Yet Admitted in New York). The team also includes Tax partner Helyn Goldstein; Tax counsel Gary Silber; Tax associate Corey Spector; Private Equity Executive Compensation & Benefits Head Michael Nissan; Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Sarah Downie; Executive Compensation & Benefits associates Akansha Mishra and Robin Caskey; Technology & IP Transactions partner Charan Sandhu; Technology & IP Transactions/Privacy counsel Alexa Chu Clinton; Technology & IP Transactions/Privacy associates Catherine Kim, Aishwarya Limaye and Amanda DeMasi (Not Yet Admitted in New York); Banking & Finance partner Allison Liff; Banking & Finance counsel Paul Overmyer; Banking & Finance associate Kaitlin Bond (Admitted in New York Only); Regulatory Transactions partner Shawn Cooley; Regulatory Transactions counsel Timothy Welch; Regulatory Transactions associate Nathan Cunningham; Antitrust partner Vadim Brusser; Employment Litigation partner Nicholas Pappas; Employment Litigation counsel Ami Zweig; and Employment Litigation associate Omar Abdel-Hamid (Not Yet Admitted in New York).