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Weil Advised Metaldyne Performance Group Inc. in its $3.3B Merger with American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc.

Weil advised Metaldyne Performance Group Inc., a provider of highly-engineered lightweight components for use in powertrain and suspension applications for the global light, commercial and industrial vehicle markets, in its merger with American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. valued at $3.3 billion (including assumption of debt). The transaction closed April 06, 2017.

The Weil team that advised Metaldyne Performance Group was led by co-head of Private Equity and M&A Michael Lubowitz and included Banking & Finance partner Allison Liff; Capital Markets practice head Alexander Lynch and partner Faiza Rahman; Public Company Advisory Group partners Howard Dicker and Lyuba Goltser and partner elect Adé Heyliger; Technology & IP Transactions partner Jeffrey Osterman; Tax partner Mark Schwed; Executive Compensation & Benefits head Paul Wessel; Real Estate partner Samuel Zylberberg; Environmental head Annemargaret Connolly; International Arbitration & Trade partner Ted Posner; Securities Litigation co-head John Neuwirth; White Collar Defense, Regulatory and Investigations partner Steven Tyrrell; Environmental Corporate counsel John O’Loughlin; Environmental counsel Thomas Goslin; Antitrust counsel Vadim Brusser; White Collar Defense, Regulatory and Investigations counsel Adam Safwat; Corporate associates Renee Pristas, Maryam Naghavi, Michelle Sargent, Sean Fitzpatrick and Vernell Moreland; Banking & Finance associates Erin Cartledge, Rhiley Keegan and Banks Bruce; Capital Markets associates Meera Sitaram and Jonathan Goltser; Technology & IP Transactions associates Cheri Bessellieu, Caroline Geiger, Jennifer Yoon and Daniel Cohl; Tax associates Mark Dundon and Soo Jin Kim; Executive Compensation & Benefits associates Franny Glick and Amanda Rosenblum; Real Estate associates Robert Shmalo and Joshua Rudin; International Arbitration & Trade associate Dana Watts; Securities Litigation associate Evert Christensen; Employment Litigation associate Kiira Johal; and Regulatory Litigation associate Vanshika Vij.