Ideal Tridon Holdings, Inc.’s Acquisition Of ZSI-Foster, LLC


Weil advised Snow Phipps’ portfolio company Ideal Tridon Holdings, Inc. in its acquisition of ZSI-Foster, LLC.

Ideal Tridon Holdings, Inc., is a leading global engineering solutions designer and manufacturer of stainless steel and specialty clamps for a broad range of fastening and sealing applications across diverse end markets.

ZSI-Foster, LLC, is a market-leading manufacturer and supplier of highly engineered, mission-critical clamping and coupling devices and strut housing products, from Pfingsten Partners.

Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP served as legal counsel to Snow Phipps in the transaction. Lincoln International LLC and BlackArch Partners, LLC served as financial advisors to Ideal Tridon and ZSi-Foster, respectively.

The Weil team that advised Ideal Tridon was led by Private Equity partner Christopher Machera (Picture) and included Private Equity associates Brittany Butwin, Warren Li, Dianna Robinson and Lottie Hudson (Not Yet Admitted in New York). The team also included Banking & Finance partner Andrew Colao; Technology & IP Transactions partner Jeffrey Osterman; Tax partner Jonathan Macke; Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Sarah Downie; Real Estate partner Samuel Zylberberg; Environmental Head Annemargaret Connolly; Complex Commercial Litigation partner Randi Singer; Employment Litigation partner Gary Friedman; International Arbitration and Trade partner Ted Posner; Insurance counsel Gabriel Gershowitz; Environmental counsel Matthew Morton; Banking & Finance associates Young Lee and Phong Bui; Technology & IP Transactions associates Christine Paik and Catherine Minji Kim; Tax associate Mary Sommers; Executive Compensation & Benefits associates Craig Olshan and Maliha Ikram; Real Estate associate Elizabeth Shanaz Jaikaran; White Collar Defense, Regulatory and Investigations associate Greg Chafuen; and Employment Litigation associate Larsa Ramsini.

Involved fees earner: Phong Bui – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Brittany Butwin – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Greg Chafuen – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Andrew Colao – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Annemargaret Connolly – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Sarah Downie – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Gary Friedman – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Gabriel Gershowitz – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Lottie Hudson – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Maliha Ikram – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Shanaz Jaikaran – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Catherine Kim – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Young Lee – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Warren Li – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Christopher Machera – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Jonathan Macke – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Matthew Morton – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Craig Olshan – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Jeffrey Osterman – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Christine Paik – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Ted Posner – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Larsa Ramsini – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Dianna Robinson – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Randi Singer – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Mary Sommers – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Samuel Zylberberg – Weil, Gotshal & Manges;

Law Firms: Weil, Gotshal & Manges;

Clients: Ideal Tridon Holdings, Inc.;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti