Weil with strong growth in the current fiscal year

3. Decem­ber 2019

Munich/ Frank­furt a. Main — The German offices of the inter­na­tio­nal law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP have recor­ded strong growth in the current finan­cial year and are on track to set a new reve­nue record. The Munich loca­tion in parti­cu­lar attrac­ted atten­tion this year with a 20% growth rate.

Dr. Ansgar Wimber (photo) also elec­ted part­ner of the firm effec­tive Janu­ary 1, 2020. Dr. Wimber is a part­ner in the private equity prac­tice in the firm’s Frank­furt office and advi­ses on cross-border tran­sac­tions. Most recently, he advi­sed Advent Inter­na­tio­nal and Noval­pina Capi­tal, among others, on various tran­sac­tions. “With the elec­tion of Dr. Wimber as Part­ner and the appoint­ment of a total of six lawy­ers at the Munich and Frank­furt offices as Coun­sel, Weil is excel­lently posi­tio­ned to conti­nue its high growth rate in the future,” said Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schmidt, Mana­ging Part­ner of the German offices.

To accom­mo­date this signi­fi­cant growth, the follo­wing attor­neys have been appoin­ted as Coun­sel effec­tive Janu­ary 1, 2020:
* Manuel-Peter Fringer (Private Equity, Munich)
* Thomas Zimmer­mann (Finance, Munich)
* Benja­min Rapp (Tax, Munich)
* Dr. Konstan­tin Hoppe (Liti­ga­tion, Munich)
* Svenja Wach­tel (Liti­ga­tion, Munich)
* Konrad v. Buch­waldt (Corpo­rate, Frankfurt).

Signi­fi­cant manda­tes which the firm has advi­sed on this year and which have contri­bu­ted signi­fi­cantly to its success include advi­sing Upfield (prin­ci­pal share­hol­der KKR) on the acqui­si­tion of Arivia, KKR on the acqui­si­tion of heidel­pay from AnaCap, TCV on its invest­ment in Flix­Bus, Apax Digi­tal on its invest­ment in Signa­vio, Noval­pina Capi­tal on its take private and squeeze out of Olym­pic Enter­tain­ment Group.

Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Weil, Gotshal & Manges is an inter­na­tio­nal law firm with more than 1,100 lawy­ers, inclu­ding appro­xi­m­ately 300 part­ners. Weil is head­quar­te­red in New York and has offices in Boston, Dallas, Frank­furt, Hong Kong, Hous­ton, London, Miami, Munich, Paris, Beijing, Prince­ton, Shang­hai, Sili­con Valley, Warsaw and Washing­ton, D.C.

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