Wejo Limited’s $1.1 Billion Business Combination with Virtuoso Acquisition Corp.

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP advised Wejo Limited on the deal.

Wejo Limited, a leader in connected vehicle data, announced its $1.1 billion business combination with Virtuoso Acquisition Corp., a SPAC sponsored by Virtuoso Sponsor LLC. The transaction is expected to close during the second half of 2021, subject to customary closing conditions. Upon completion of the transaction, the combined company will operate under the Wejo name.

The Weil team advising Wejo Limited was led by Mergers & Acquisitions partner Jackie Cohen (Picture) and Private Equity partner James Harvey and included Mergers & Acquisitions counsel Christina De Vuono, Mergers & Acquisitions associates Bilal Chaudhry, Michael Zavagno (Not Yet Admitted in New York) and Matt Reiser (Not Yet Admitted in New York) and Private Equity associates Martin Weatherston-Wilson and William Akman. The team also includes Banking & Finance partner Paul Stewart; Banking & Finance counsel Ben Burton; International Tax Head Devon Bodoh; Tax partner Jenny Doak; Tax associates Alfonso Dulcey, Enda Kerin and Catherine Ferguson (Admitted in Michigan Only); Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Amy Rubin; Executive Compensation & Benefits associates Tricia Walsh and Robin Caskey; Public Company Advisory Group partner Lyuba Goltser; Public Company Advisory Group associate Andrew Holt; Technology and IP Transactions/Privacy partner Barry Fishley; Technology & IP Transactions/Privacy counsel Edric Itchon and Briony Pollard; Technology & IP Transactions/Privacy associate Ruth Fisher; Environmental Head Annemargaret Connolly; Regulatory Transactions partner Shawn Cooley; Regulatory Transactions counsel Timothy Welch; Antitrust partner Vadim Brusser; Employment Litigation partner Nicholas Pappas; Employment Litigation counsel Ivor Gwilliams; Employment Litigation associate Thomas McCarthy; and White Collar Defense, Regulatory and Investigations counsel Adam Safwat.

Involved fees earner: Andrew Holten – Davis Polk & Wardwell; William Akman – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Devon Bodoh – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Vadim Brusser – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Ben Burton – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Robin Caskey – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Bilal Chaudhry – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Jackie Cohen – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Annemargaret Connolly – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Shawn Cooley – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Christina De Vuono – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Jenny Doak – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Alfonso Dulcey – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Catherine Ferguson – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Ruth Fisher – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Barry Fishley – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Lyuba Goltser – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Ivor Gwilliams – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; James Harvey – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Edric Itchon – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Enda Kerin – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Thomas McCarthy – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Nicholas Pappas – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Briony Pollard – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Amy Rubin – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Adam Safwat – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Paul Stewart – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Tricia Walsh – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Martin Weatherston-Wilson – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Timothy Welch – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Michael Zavagno – Weil, Gotshal & Manges;

Law Firms: Davis Polk & Wardwell; Weil, Gotshal & Manges;

Clients: Wejo Limited;

Author: Martina Bellini