Apollo’s Partnership With Mubadala Investment Company

Paul, Weiss advised Apollo Global Management in the transaction.

Apollo Global Management announced the expansion of its existing strategic partnership with Mubadala Investment Company, an Abu Dhabi-based sovereign investor. The expanded partnership builds on the successful Apollo Strategic Origination Partners (ASOP) platform created in July 2020, in which Paul, Weiss also advised Apollo.

The expanded partnership between Apollo and Mubadala will strengthen the capabilities of Apollo’s Capital Solutions business, which works across the firm’s global investment platform with a growing team of professionals focused on origination, syndication and broad capital markets activities.

Apollo is a global, high-growth alternative asset manager. As of December 31, 2021, Apollo had approximately $498 billion of assets under management. 

Mubadala Investment Company is an Abu Dhabi-based sovereign investor managing a global portfolio, aimed at generating sustainable financial returns for the Government of Abu Dhabi. Mubadala’s $243.4 billion (AED 894 billion) portfolio spans six continents with interests in multiple sectors and asset classes. 

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Matthew Goldstein (Picture), Brian Janson, Mark Wlazlo, Gregory Ezring, Brad Finkelstein, Marco Masotti and Catherine Goodall, and counsel David Levine, Luke Jennings and Gabriella Toossi; and tax partner Brian Grieve.

Involved fees earner: David Levine – McDermott Will & Emery; Gregory Ezring – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Brad Finkelstein – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Matthew Goldstein – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Catherine Goodall – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Brian Grieve – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Brian Janson – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Luke Jennings – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Marco Masotti – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Gabriella Toossi – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Mark Wlazlo – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison;

Law Firms: McDermott Will & Emery; Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison;

Clients: Apollo Global Management;