Hannah Kristen Schmitz

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

Hannah has been part of the teams advising:

  • American Securities in its $825 million acquisition of the Life Sciences Business of NN, Inc.
  • The Blackstone Group in the acquisition by Blackstone Tactical Opportunities of Concert Golf Partners
  • Blackstone and The Boundary Group, as co-investors, in the acquisition of Amergint Technologies, Inc.
  • Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division in its acquisition of a significant stake in Zaxby's Operating Company L.P.
  • Thomas H. Lee Partners in the sale of THL Credit Advisors LLC to First Eagle Investment Management, LLC
  • TPG in the acquisition by TPG Pace Holdings Corp., a SPAC sponsored by TPG Pace Group, of the stock of Accel Entertainment, Inc., for an enterprise value of approximately $884 million

Hannah received her J.D. from Duke University School of Law, where she was an editor of the Duke Law Journal and co-founder of the Fashion Law Society, and her B.A., magna cum laude, from St. Louis University.