Provided by Tom Richards
Tom has become a key architect in developing Weil’s Sponsor Finance practice and establishing its reputation as a leading advisor on the market’s largest, most complex and multi-jurisdictional financings. He covers the full range of financing options for sponsors, from large cap bank/bond transactions to private credit. His clients include leading sponsors such as Advent International, Bain Capital, CVC and Permira. Notably, Tom has continued to be the go-to financing lawyer for the majority of Advent’s deals (including on deals where Weil is not acting on the M&A piece).
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."