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 of the 10 largest global private equity funds and 80% of the top 25 largest global private equity funds
PEI 300 2023
Named Private Equity “Practice Group of the Year”
Law360 2022, 2021, 2019, 2017, 2016, 2014 & 2012
Ranked Tier 1 for Private Equity in the U.S., U.K., France, China and Hong Kong
Winner of “Private Equity Deal of the Year” for CBPO Holdings Limited’s $4.76B Take-Private of China Biologic Products Holdings
IFLR Asia-Pacific Awards 2022
Shortlisted for “Private Equity Law Firm of the Year”
ALB China Law Awards 2022
Named “SPAC Legal Advisory Firm of the Year”
Mergermarket North America M&A Awards 2021
Winner of “Deal of the Year” for both CBPO Holdings Limited’s $4.76B Take-Private of China Biologic Products Holdings and MBK Partners’ $2.2B Take-Private of CAR Inc.
China Business Law Journal 2021
Band 1 for Private Equity: Buyouts: High-End Capability in the U.K.
Chambers UK 2022
Band 1 for Private Equity in France
Chambers Europe 2022
Tier 1 for Private Equity in Hong Kong for 10th Consecutive Year
Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022
Named a “Leading” Firm for Private Equity in the U.S. and Asia-Pacific
Chambers Global 2022
Named a “Leading” Firm for Private Equity, Europe-wide and in Germany
Chambers Europe 2022
Named a “Leading” Firm for Private Equity in Germany
Marco Compagnoni Named to the FN50 Most Influential in Private Equity List
Financial News 2022 and 2020