February 10, 2020
Weil represented Gores Holdings III, Inc., a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by affiliates of The Gores Group LLC, in its merger with Platinum Equity portfolio company PAE, a leading provider of mission-critical services to the U.S. government, armed forces and international customers. The combined company now holds an enterprise value of $1.55 billion.
The Weil team that advised Gores Holdings III was led by Private Equity/Mergers & Acquisitions partner Kyle Krpata and Mergers & Acquisitions partner James Griffin and included Private Equity/Mergers & Acquisitions associates Max Ronci, Cristina Passoni, Rebecca Zhang, Claudia Lai, Anne Moretti Langford and Austin Freeman. The team also includes Capital Markets partner Heather Emmel; Banking & Finance partner Gabe Gregson; Technology & IP Transactions partner Karen Ballack; Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Amy Rubin; Employment Litigation partner Gary Friedman; Tax partner Chayim Neubort; Public Company Advisory Group partner Ellen Odoner; Capital Markets counsel Barbra Broudy; Environmental counsel John O’Loughlin; Antitrust counsel Vadim Brusser; Capital Markets associates Natasha Patel and Jae Myoung; Banking & Finance associate Justina Chen (Admitted in New York only); Technology & IP Transactions associates Edric Itchon and Caleb Smalls; Executive Compensation & Benefits associates John Kleinjan and Maliha Ikram; Employment Litigation associate Lauren Richards; Tax associates Michael Rivkin and Jesse Hong; White Collar Defense, Regulatory and Investigations associates Tim Welch, Caleb J. Anderson, and Nathan Cunningham; and Public Company Advisory Group associate Elisabeth McMorris.