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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Banking & Finance

1 ranked lawyersBand 2UKEurope 2021 View ranking table
DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Banking & Finance

1 ranked lawyersBand 2UKEurope 2021 View ranking table
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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 reports: "It was an absolutely fantastic experience. They were very competent and client-friendly - best in class when it comes to financing."

Clients agree the firm has a "fantastic sponsor-side practice."

Other clients note: "They have been extremely professional and very commercial," adding: "They are considered thought leaders both on the lender and borrower side."

Work highlights

Acted for Bain Capital on the acquisition of a 60% stake in Kantar from WPP.

Notable practitioners

Tom Richards is noted for his expert representation of private equity sponsors, whom he advises on the gamut of leveraged finance matters. He is regularly sought after to assist clients on complex multi-jurisdictional transactions.
"Tom is a superstar. He is very quick, commercial and works well with a range of people." "He is a great lawyer: very client-focused, yet also very strong technically and focused on detail." "He is a very good operator and prolific at the high end of the market."

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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

Richards, Tom

Richards, Tom

Banking & Finance Department

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

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Department location

110 Fetter Lane

London

Greater London

UK

EC4A 1AY

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Tom Richards
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