Notable Representations, Key Contacts
Our clients benefit from our:
Global Platform and Deep Bench of Private Equity Lawyers
With approximately 300 lawyers worldwide, Weil has a strong and deep bench of lawyers dedicated exclusively to private equity. Having been steeped in the industry from the start, clients benefit from our 30+ years of sophisticated market knowledge and our ability to provide insight that goes beyond just transactional advice. Across the United States, Europe and Asia, our lawyers work together to provide a seamless service to market leading players of all sizes and across all of the major private equity asset classes and industry sectors. Our Private Equity practice is consistently top-ranked both globally and in each of the regions in which we operate by Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and IFLR1000, among others.
Experience Across All Major Private Equity Asset Classes
We can advise our private equity clients on the full spectrum of investment products. Learn more about our capabilities by clicking through below:
Seamless and Integrated Services
We provide our private equity clients with market leading expertise and knowledge across a range of disciplines including the ability to:
- Execute across all financing structures in coordination with our private equity finance team
- Help clients raise funds in time critical situations and efficiently through our fund formation team
- Provide clients tax and executive compensation and employee benefits advice
- Provide a full service to our clients encompassing restructuring, governance, antitrust, employment, litigation, and intellectual property.
Client Partnership Philosophy
We work in partnership with our clients to offer a range of value-added services including bespoke training and market trend comparisons. More importantly we develop products and services designed to support our clients at different points in the life cycle of their portfolio companies.
By The Numbers
Weil advises 9 out of the 10 largest global private equity funds
PEI 300 2020
Band 1 for Private Equity Globally
Chambers Global 2020
Ranked Tier 1 for Private Equity in the U.S., U.K., France, China and Hong Kong
Named Private Equity “Practice Group of the Year”
Law360 2019, 2017, 2016, 2014 & 2012
Band 1 for Private Equity – UK
Chambers UK 2020, Legal 500 UK 2020 and IFLR1000 UK 2020
Tier 1 for Private Equity – Hong Kong
Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020
Douglas Warner Ranked Band 1 for Private Equity: Buyouts in the U.S.
Chambers USA 2020
IFRL1000 Asia-Pacific 2020
Private Equity Client Program and Global Private Equity Watch blog named among the most “Innovative” Business of Law Initiatives of the Year
FT North America Innovative Lawyers Report 2015