EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants’ Acquisition Of Prime Risk Partners


Weil advised EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC) (a portfolio company of Oak Hill Capital Partners) in its acquisition of Prime Risk Partners Inc. from Thomas H. Lee Partners.

Prime Risk Partners will initially operate as Prime Risk Partners – an EPIC Company following closing. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC) (a portfolio company of Oak Hill Capital Partners) is 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.

Prime Risk Partners Inc. operates as an insurance distribution firm. The Company offers property and casualty insurance products and services.

The Weil team advising EPIC was led by Private Equity partner Christopher Machera (Picture) and includes Private Equity associates Brittany Butwin, Theodora Tavridou, Nicole Chen and Rachel Lowitz (Not yet admitted in New York). The team also includes Banking & Finance partner Gabriel Gregson; 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; Insurance counsel Gabriel Gershowitz; 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 John Kleinjan, Travis Bruno and Emily Gulyako (Not yet admitted in New York); Complex Commercial Litigation senior associate Lauren Alexander; and White Collar Defense, Regulatory and Investigations associate Timothy Welch.

Involved fees earner: Theodore Batis – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Matt Berde – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Brittany Butwin – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Nicole Chen – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Annemargaret Connolly – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Sarah Downie – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Michael Epstein – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Gabriel Gershowitz – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Thomas Goslin – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Gabriel Gregson – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Rachel Lowitz – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Christopher Machera – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; John Mastando III – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Michael Naughton – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; John O’Loughlin – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Mark Schwed – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Theodora Tavridou – Weil, Gotshal & Manges;

Law Firms: Weil, Gotshal & Manges;

Clients: EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants;