Timothy Burns

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

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5th Avenue 767
New York 10153 NY US

Timothy F. Burns is an associate in Weil’s Private Equity practice and is based in New York. Mr. Burns participates in the representation of private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies with respect to mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.

Mr. Burns has been part of the teams advising:

  • American Securities in multiple matters, including in its $1.6 billion sale of Royal Adhesives & Sealants, LLC.
  • AMP Capital Investors in its acquisition of ITS Technologies & Logistics, LLC (d/b/a ITS ConGlobal).
  • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in multiple matters, including in its co-investment, with Insight Venture Partners, in Veeam Software.
  • EQT Partners and its portfolio company Sivantos Pte. Ltd. in (i) its acquisition of TruHearing, Inc., and (ii) its acquisition of Clearwater Clinical Limited.
  • Falconhead Capital, LLC and its portfolio company GPSi Holdings, LLC (a/k/a GPS Industries, LLC) in its sale to Ingersoll-Rand plc.
  • Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division in various confidential transactions.
  • OMERS Private Equity in multiple matters, including in (i) its acquisition of Inmar, Inc. from ABRY Partners, and (ii) its acquisition of Paradigm Outcomes.
  • Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board in multiple matters, including in its sale of a substantial minority stake in its portfolio company, Flexera Software LLC.
  • Perella Weinberg Partners in its combination with Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co.
  • Public Sector Pension Investment Board in multiple matters, including in its investment in Alliant Insurance Services.
  • Reorg Research, Inc. (at the time, a portfolio company of Susquehanna Growth Equity) in its sale to Warburg Pincus.
  • SoftBank Group Corp. in its $3.3 billion acquisition of Fortress Investment Group LLC.
  • Soros Fund Management in its acquisition via a plan of reorganization of Violin Memory, Inc.

Mr. Burns received his J.D. from Queen’s University and his B.Comm. from the University of Alberta.


  • Ontario Bar Admission
  • Canada-British Columbia
  • New York State


  • University of Alberta (B.Comm, with Distinction, 2008)
  • Queen’s University (J.D., 2011)


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