NEW YORK, Sept. 14 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, one of the world’s leading law firms, is providing legal counsel to Deutsche Bank AG, Lehman Brothers Inc. and Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc., the financial advisors to
private equity firms Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, The Carlyle Group and Merrill
Lynch Global Private Equity, in connection with their announced agreement to
purchase The Hertz Corporation from Ford Motor Company. The transaction is
valued at $15 billion.
Hertz, the world’s largest vehicle rental organization, has more than $7
billion in annual revenue. Founded in 1918, Hertz has 7,000 locations in the
U.S. and 150 foreign countries.
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP’s Team
Partners: Corey Chivers, Rod Miller (New York)
Associates: Heather Emmel, Rozanna Tesler (New York)
Partners: Frank Nocco, Jason Smith (New York); Jacky Kelly (London)
Associates: Heidi Michels, Brian Waldbaum, Israel Weinberger, Aviad Welt
Partner: Larry Gelbfish (New York)
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP is an international law firm of more than
1,200 attorneys, including approximately 300 partners. Weil Gotshal is
headquartered in New York, with offices in Austin, Boston, Brussels, Budapest,
Dallas, Frankfurt, Houston, London, Miami, Munich, Paris, Prague, Providence,
Shanghai, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Warsaw, Washington, DC and Wilmington.