Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Banking & Finance (International Firms) Department

China
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What the team is known for Respected firm well known for advising on a wide range of cross-border inbound and outbound transactions. Offers notable expertise in leveraged and acquisition finance. Also adept at handling the funding of take-private transactions. Clients benefit from the strength of the firm's private equity and restructuring capabilities.

Work highlights Advised Shandong Weigao Group Medical Polymer in its senior secured credit facilities to finance its acquisition of Argon Medical Devices Holdings.

Assisted MBK Partners and Baring Private Equity Asia with a USD200 million bridge to bond facility to finance the take-private of eHi Car Services.

Notable practitioners

Practice head Shim Soo-Jin is well known for expertise in leveraged and acquisition financing. A peer remarks: "She does plenty of sponsor-side work, one of the few who does in this market. We could refer our key private equity clients to her, if necessary."