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Our Private Equity Group provides trusted counsel derived from deep industry knowledge to established as well as up-and-coming private equity firms. We represent firms of every size across the spectrum of investment strategies, and we build long-standing relationships with our clients. As active participants in the private equity industry, we are able to advise our clients on the latest innovations, as well as current market practices and trends.

Publications

Matt Abbott Discusses Macroeconomic Factors Impacting Global Dealmaking With Reuters

Corporate partner Matt Abbott spoke with Reuters as part of an article on the macroeconomic factors that have impacted global M&A deal volume and values over the past quarter.

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Client News

KPS Partners to Sell Howden to Chart Industries in $4.4 Billion Deal

Paul, Weiss is advising KPS Capital Partners, LP in the $4.4 billion sale of its portfolio company Howden to Chart Industries, Inc., a manufacturer of highly engineered equipment servicing multiple applications in the clean energy and industrial gas markets.

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Client News

Apollo-Led Investor Group to Acquire Atlas Air in $5.2 Billion Take-Private Transaction

Paul, Weiss is advising funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management and an investor group led by the Apollo funds, including investment affiliates of J.F. Lehman & Company and Hill City Capital, in their all-cash acquisition of Atlas Air Worldwide for an enterprise value of approximately $5.2 billion.

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Awards & Recognition

Cullen Sinclair Named a Law360 “Rising Star” in Private Equity

Corporate partner Cullen Sinclair was recognized as a Law360 2022 “Rising Star” in the Private Equity category.

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Client News

Clearlake Capital Acquires Chelsea Football Club in Consortium Deal

Paul, Weiss, acting as M&A and Funds counsel, advised Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. in its acquisition of Chelsea Football Club in a consortium co-led with Todd Boehly, Chairman and CEO of Eldridge.

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Awards & Recognition

Paul, Weiss Shortlisted for Private Equity "Team of the Year" in IFLR Americas Awards

Paul, Weiss is shortlisted as a “Team of the Year” for Private Equity in the International Financial Law Review's 2022 IFLR Americas Awards.

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Awards & Recognition

Sarah Stasny Shortlisted for “Private Equity Lawyer of the Year” in Euromoney Women in Business Law Awards

Corporate partner Sarah Stasny has been shortlisted for “Private Equity Lawyer of the Year” in Euromoney’s 2022 Women in Business Law America Awards.

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Firm News

Paul, Weiss Adds Private Equity M&A Partner in New York

Megan Ward Spelman has joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate Department, resident in New York.

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Publications

Matt Abbott Publishes Article in Mergers & Acquisitions

Corporate partner Matt Abbott wrote an article, “A Look Back at Top PE Trends in 2021,” published in the November/December issue of Mergers & Acquisitions.

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Awards & Recognition

Taurie Zeitzer Shortlisted for "Women Dealmakers Hall of Fame" in IFLR Americas Awards

Corporate partner Taurie Zeitzer is shortlisted for the "Women Dealmakers Hall of Fame" in the International Financial Law Review's 2022 IFLR Americas Awards.

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Publications

Takeaways – ESG Intersects with PE: Practical ESG Considerations for Private Equity

On October 27, Paul, Weiss hosted a virtual, senior-level roundtable, “ESG Intersects with PE: Practical ESG Considerations for Private Equity,” with general counsel, chief compliance officers and other C-suite executives from top private equity firms.

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Client News

QAD Completes Sale to Thoma Bravo in $2 Billion Take-Private Transaction

Paul, Weiss advised QAD Inc.’s Special Committee in the $2 billion all-cash sale of QAD to private equity firm Thoma Bravo.

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Awards & Recognition

Law360 Recognizes Four Paul, Weiss Practice Groups Among the Year’s Best

Paul, Weiss won four Law360 “Practice Group of the Year” recognitions for the firm’s achievements in 2020 in the Capital Markets, Fund Formation, Private Equity and Securities categories.

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