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Weil Advised Goldman Sachs in $9B Financing for Conagra Brands’ Acquisition of Pinnacle Foods

A Weil team advised Goldman Sachs in providing $9 billion committed bridge financing to Conagra Brands, Inc., one of North America's leading branded food companies, to finance its $10.9 billion acquisition of Pinnacle Foods Inc., a leading manufacturer, marketer and distributor of high-quality branded food products. The transaction was announced on June 27, 2018, and closed on October 26, 2018.

The Weil team that advised Goldman Sachs was led by Banking & Finance partner Morgan Bale, and included Capital Markets partner Michael Hickey; Mergers & Acquisitions partner Raymond Gietz; Banking & Finance partner Heather Viets; Environmental partner Annemargaret Connolly; Environmental counsel Thomas Goslin; Regulatory counsel John O’Loughlin; Banking & Finance associates Charles Driscoll and Vaishali Mahna; Capital Markets associates Michael Stein and Kaitlyn Reid; Mergers & Acquisitions associate Rob Cohen; Regulatory associate Timothy Welch; and summer associates Claudia Stantzyk-Guzek and Sarah Gohary.