Brian Gingold is a partner in Weil’s Private Equity practice and is based in New York. Mr. Gingold has extensive experience representing private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, minority investments, recapitalizations and other complex corporate transactions.
Mr. Gingold has substantial experience in the consumer, energy, healthcare, infrastructure, life sciences, real estate and technology industries.
Mr. Gingold has represented several leading private equity firms and their portfolio companies, including Blackstone, CVC, First Reserve, Hellman & Friedman, Investcorp, KKR, L Catterton Partners and Silver Lake, among others. He has also represented various public and private companies, as well as investment banks, on similar transactions.
- Antin Infrastructure Partners in its acquisition of FirstLight Fiber.
- Aurora Resurgence Management Partners and Equity Group Investments in the sale of SIRVA, Inc.
- Calera Capital and the founding family in connection with the sale of Sleepy’s to Mattress Firm, a J.W. Childs portfolio company, for approximately $780 million.
- Centerbridge Partners in the A$400 million sale of Billabong International Limited to Boardriders, Inc.
- Dex Media, Inc. (n/k/a DexYP) (a portfolio company of Mudrick Capital Management and Paulson & Co.) in its acquisition of YP Holdings LLC.
- The founder of a cloud computing company in the sale of a 50% interest to Guggenheim Partners.
- J.C. Flowers in its acquisition of Jefferson Capital Systems, LLC from Flexpoint Ford and management.
- Meridian Infrastructure Partners and Cintra Infraestructuras in the establishment of a joint venture to develop a toll road in Virginia.
- Sterling Backcheck and Calera Capital in connection with the sale of Sterling Backcheck to Goldman Sachs Private Equity.
Prior to joining Weil, Mr. Gingold was a partner at an international law firm. Mr. Gingold has written and spoken on numerous topics pertinent to private equity and mergers and acquisitions industries.
He received his J.D., cum laude, from The University of Michigan School of Law, where he was a member of The Journal of Law Reform and winner of the Solomon Nadler Award for outstanding work related to commercial law, corporate law and securities regulation, as well as the Board Award for Excellence in Legal Writing and Oral Advocacy. He received his B.A., magna cum laude, from University of Pennsylvania.
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