November 14, 2018
Weil advised a consortium led by Mubadala Investment Company, Abu Dhabi’s leading strategic investment company, in the sale of its approximately 60% equity interest in EMI Music Publishing to Sony Corporation of America, in a transaction valued at approximately $4.75 billion. The transaction closed November 14, 2018.
Weil previously advised Mubadala in the original transaction and investor consortium to acquire EMI Music Publishing for $2.2 billion in 2012.
The Weil team that advised Mubadala was led by Mergers & Acquisitions partner James Griffin and senior counsel William Gutowitz, and included Corporate associates Andrew Stotts, Jack Shirley and Camille Walker; Global Finance Head Daniel Dokos; Capital Markets partner Faiza Rahman; Technology & IP Transactions partner Jeffrey Osterman; Head of Private Equity Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Michael Nissan; Banking & Finance counsel Brian Drozda; Banking & Finance associates Jacqueline Oveissi and Catherine Kim; and Capital Markets associate Russell Wininger.