Weil with strong growth in the current fiscal year
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.