Weil advised EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC) (a portfolio company of Oak Hill Capital Partners), a provider of commercial property and casualty insurance, employee benefits, specialty program insurance and private client services, in its acquisition of Prime Risk Partners Inc., a provider of property and casualty insurance products and services, from Thomas H. Lee Partners. Prime Risk Partners will initially operate as Prime Risk Partners – an EPIC Company. The transaction closed on November 14, 2019.
The Weil team that advised EPIC was led by Private Equity partner Christopher Machera and included Private Equity associates Brittany Butwin, Theodora Tavridou, Nicole Chen and Rachel Lowitz (Not yet admitted in New York). The team also included Banking & Technology & IP Transactions Head Michael Epstein; Tax partner Mark Schwed; Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Sarah Downie; Environmental Head Annemargaret Connolly; Complex Commercial Litigation partner John Mastando; Environmental counsel John O’Loughlin and Thomas Goslin; Antitrust counsel Michael Naughton; Banking & Finance associates Matt Berde, Theodore Batis and Alan Wen (Not yet admitted in New York); Technology & IP Transactions associates Dennis Adams and Rami Sherman; Tax associates Gary Silber and Mikaela Feng; Executive Compensation & Benefits associates Travis Bruno and Emily Gulyako; Complex Commercial Litigation senior associate Lauren Alexander; and White Collar Defense, Regulatory and Investigations associate Timothy Welch.