February 08, 2021
Weil is advising Gores Holdings VI, Inc., a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by an affiliate of The Gores Group, LLC, in its $2.9 billion business combination with Matterport, Inc., the spatial data company leading the digital transformation of the built world, which will result in Matterport, Inc. becoming a publicly listed company. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2021, subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions.
The Weil team advising Gores Holdings VI is led by Private Equity partner Kyle Krpata and includes Private Equity associates Evan Orman, Travis Michaud and Hilary Wilkerson; Mergers & Acquisitions partner James R. Griffin; and Mergers & Acquisitions associate Wei Xu. The team also includes Capital Markets partners Heather Emmel and Barbra Broudy; Capital Markets associates Anthony Zangrillo and Julia Welch; Banking & Finance partner Gabriel Gregson; Banking & Finance associate Jackson Que Alldredge; Tax partner Chayim Neubort; Tax associate Josh A. Schonfeld; Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Amy Rubin; Executive Compensation & Benefits associates Lauren Sawyer (Not Yet Admitted in New York) and Manleen Singh (Admitted in Illinois Only); Public Company Advisory Group partner Adé Heyliger; Technology & IP Transactions partner Karen Ballack; Technology & IP Transactions/Privacy counsel Olivia Greer; Technology & IP Transactions/Privacy associates Luis Gonzalez, Maryann Thompson and Mirish Shah; Regulatory Transactions partner Shawn Cooley; Regulatory Transactions associate Nathan Cunningham; Antitrust partner Vadim Brusser; Antitrust associate Dan Nobil; Complex Commercial Litigation partner David Singh; Complex Commercial Litigation associate Shireen Leung; Patent Litigation partner Anne Cappella; Employment Litigation Head Gary Friedman; and Employment Litigation associate Thomas McCarthy.