Consolidated Precision Products Corp.’s Recapitalization


Weil advised Berkshire Partners in the recapitalization, together with Warburg Pincus, of Consolidated Precision Products Corp. (CPP).

CPP is a leading manufacturer of highly engineered components and sub-assemblies primarily for the commercial aerospace, defense and industrial gas turbine markets. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and Lazard served as financial advisors to CPP. Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP acted as legal advisor to CPP and Warburg Pincus. Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP served as legal advisor to Berkshire Partners.

The Weil team advised Berkshire was led by Private Equity partner Shayla Harlev (Picture) and Private Equity associates Dustin Baker, Colin McKee, Kyle Merrigan and Liam Hickey (Not Yet Admitted in Boston). The international Private Equity team included partner David Aknin; counsel Monika Kierepa and Marc Lordonnois; law clerks Tomasz Bakowski, Michal Kostewicz and Piotr Stawowski; and associate Guillaume de Danne. The team also included Banking & Finance partner Andrew Yoon; Technology & IP Transactions Head Michael Epstein; Technology & IP Transactions partner Jeffrey Osterman; Tax partner Mark Schwed; Private Equity Executive Compensation & Benefits Head Michael Nissan; Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Sarah Downie; Real Estate partner David Herman; Environmental Head Annemargaret Connolly; Complex Commercial Litigation partners Patrick O’Toole and Randi Singer; Employment Litigation partner Nicholas Pappas; Environmental counsel John O’Loughlin; Antitrust counsel Vadim Brusser; Real Estate attorney Leslie Smith; Banking & Finance associate Anna McEwen; Structured Finance associate Connie Kuang; Technology & IP Transactions associates Christine Paik and Meggin Bednarczyk; Executive Compensation & Benefits associates Amanda Rosenblum and Daniel Rios; Complex Commercial Litigation associate H. David Leslie; and Employment Litigation associate Adam Gitlin (Not Yet Admitted in New York).

Involved fees earner: David Aknin – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Dustin Baker – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Tomasz Bakowski – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Meggin Bednarczyk – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Vadim Brusser – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Annemargaret Connolly – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Guillaume de Danne – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Sarah Downie – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Michael Epstein – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Adam Gitlin – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Shayla Harlev – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; David Herman – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Liam Hickey – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Monika Kierepa – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Michal Kostewicz – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Connie Kuang – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; David Leslie – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Marc Lordonnois – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Anna McEwen – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Colin McKee – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Kyle Merrigan – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Michael Nissan – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Jeffrey Osterman – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; John O’Loughlin – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Patrick O’Toole – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Christine Paik – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Nicholas Pappas – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Daniel Rios – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Amanda Rosenblum – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Mark Schwed – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Randi Singer – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Leslie Smith – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Piotr Stawowski – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Andrew Yoon – Weil, Gotshal & Manges;

Law Firms: Weil, Gotshal & Manges;

Clients: Berkshire Partners;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti