Eric Li


Eric Li is an associate in Weil’s Private Equity practice and is based in New York. Eric participates in the representation of private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies with respect to mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.

Eric has been part of the teams advising:

  • Berkshire Partners and its portfolio company National Carwash Solutions Inc. in the acquisition of Zep Vehicle Care
  • Berkshire Partners and Permira Advisers in their sale of a majority stake in Teraco Data Environments (Pty) Ltd., a transaction valuing Teraco at approximately $3.5 billion
  • Providence Equity Partners and its portfolio company Blackboard Inc. in the sale of Blackboard to Anthology (a portfolio company of Veritas Capital and Leeds Equity Partners)

Prior to joining Weil, Eric was a Corporate associate in the San Francisco office of another international law firm, where he advised both public and private companies in mergers, stock purchases, asset acquisitions, minority investments and other strategic corporate transactions.

Eric is a native Mandarin speaker.

Eric received his LL.M. from Harvard Law School, his J.D and J.M. from Peking University, where he received the Zhongying Scholarship and Linklaters China Legal Talents Award, and his B.A. from Tsinghua University, where he received the Outstanding Academic Scholarship.

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