April 08, 2019
Weil was highlighted as counsel to Advent International on the financing of its take-private acquisition of Laird PLC, which was named “Loan of the Year” at the 2019 IFLR Europe Awards. The Weil team advised Advent on its first and second lien facilities to finance the transaction, which was valued at $1.65 billion. The Weil team was led by Tom Richards and also included partner Allison Liff and associates Micaela Wing and Abgail Kalonga.
Weil was also singled out as counsel to CGG in its restructuring, which was named “Restructuring of the Year” at the 2019 IFLR Europe Awards. The Weil team was led by partners Yannick Piette and Agathe Soilleux in Paris.
The IFLR Europe Awards celebrate legally innovative teams and deals in the region. The awards reception was held on April 4 at Grosvenor House in London.