March 02, 2018
Weil was recognized this year at the Private Equity International (PEI) awards as “Law Firm of the Year in Asia (Fund Formation)” for its impressive work throughout 2017.
The awards highlighted the Firm’s work advising on close to 10 funds, including CLSA Capital Partners’ $400 million Japan mid-cap buyout vehicle, CMC Capital’s $600 million China buyout fund and CITIC Capital’s third Japan fund and third China fund, which between them raised more than $1.8 billion.
PEI noted: “The group’s expertise is deep and wide, acting as fund counsel across asset classes spanning private equity, real estate, special situations, credit opportunity and infrastructure.”
Private Equity International is a publication with a primary focus on the relationship between investors and fund managers in private equity. Winners of the awards are decided by industry vote and honor the firms, deals and advisors that shaped the industry in 2017.