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Jonathon Soler

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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP


Mr. Soler regularly represents sponsors of private investment funds in connection with the organization and operation of such funds. He also advises private fund managers in connection with their formation and operation and counsels investment firms on the sale of majority and minority interests in their businesses. Additionally, he represents sponsors and investors in connection with "non-fund" investment arrangements and represents institutional investors in connection with their investments in private funds. Clients include American Securities, CCMP Capital, Genstar Capital and Lindsay Goldberg.


Queens University School of Business (BComm, Honours, 1995); Columbia University School of Law (JD, 1998).

United States: Investment fund formation and management

Private equity funds (including venture capital)

Within: Leading lawyers

Jonathon Soler - Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Within: Private equity funds (including venture capital)

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP’s team in New York handles fund formation work and strategic-level matters for heavyweight general partners. Jonathon Soler assisted Snow Phipps Group with forming a $913m buyout fund. Andrew Chizzik, among other heavyweight debt and buyout fund work, is advising Apollo Credit on growing its open-ended Apollo Credit Fund, which manages $5bn. Stephanie Srulowitz and Soler advised Perella Weinberg Partners on forming a $750m growth equity fund. Other matters included Chizzik advising WL Ross & Co, the manager established by Wilbur Ross, on structuring issues following its founder’s nomination as the Trump administration’s Secretary of Commerce. David Wohl is another key contact for regulatory work. Other clients include Aquiline Capital Partners, Berkshire Partners and Brookfield Asset Management.

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