Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Private Equity: Buyouts Department

USA - Nationwide
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What the team is known for Esteemed practice with considerable strength in complex investment and divestment work, advising an impressive client roster which includes leading mid-market entities and premier megafunds. Leverages its strong market presence to guide clients through a comprehensive array of acquisition techniques and advise on recent market developments.

Strengths Sources appreciate the firm's "really good team"and "incredible success in private equity."

Clients describe it as "a top private equity practice in the US and extremely competitive internationally."

Work highlights Advised funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management in their $2.7 billion acquisition of Shutterfly.

Notable practitioners

Sources know
Angelo Bonvino
as a "great" and "very commercial" lawyer. He specializes in representing leading private equity firms and their portfolio companies in high-value transactions.

Clients declare that
Matthew Abbott
is a "fantastic" practitioner who is "great with strategic advice." He is held in high esteem for his effective advice on major private equity transactions.


Taurie Zeitzer
is commended for her consummate experience in the industry. Sources hail her "terrific practice" on behalf of private equity sponsors.