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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

Notable sponsor-side practice that is active on major matters for leading private equity firms, investment banks and traditional lenders. Well positioned to advise on the full range of financial instruments including US products, securing its position as a sought-after adviser in the LBO market. Draws on the firm's global full-service platform to provide a seamless service on cross-border and multidisciplinary issues.

Strengths

One client says: "They have a very good technical knowledge of transactions and a good sense of what is market," adding: "They are very hard-working and always there to serve the client."

Another states: "Weil is very plugged into the market and latest developments, and has a very strong team."

"They know and can give us a sense of what is market, Weil are incredibly good at that," reports an interviewee

Work highlights

Acted for HPS Investment Partners, as well as CDPQ, MVC and Partners in relation to the EUR355 million senior term loan financing for EQT’s acquisition of Schulke & Mayr.

Advised Novalpina on the financing of its acquisition of Laboratoire XO, a French pharmaceutical company.

Notable practitioners

Chris McLaughlin is regularly instructed by sponsors and financial institutions on a range of leveraged and acquisition financings. He is additionally noted for his expert representation of private debt funds.
"Chris is very approachable, always has the client service and is at the forefront of his practice - he is a delight to work with." "Chris McLaughlin is very commercially minded and can take a view very quickly just by the depth of his experience and market precedent."

Tom Richards is noted for his expert representation of private equity sponsors, which he advises on the gamut of leveraged finance matters. He is regularly sought after to assist clients on complex multi-jurisdictional transactions.
"He is very thoughtful, creative and can think outside of the box." "Tom Richards is a phenomenal lawyer." "Tom is very well liked, very smart and very focused - a good partner to have on a deal."

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Overview

For details about our banking & finance work, please visit the Weil website: https://www.weil.com/experience/practices/finance

Members

Bright, Patrick

Gogna, Reena

Hibbert, Paul

Hogben, James

Konchady, Nitin

McLaughlin, Chris

McLaughlin, Chris

Richards, Tom

Banking & Finance

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

firm
Location

110 Fetter Lane

London

Greater London

UK

EC4A 1AY

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

UK

Banking & Finance


Chris McLaughlin
Band 4
Tom Richards
Band 2