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Private Equity Transactions

A deep bench of talent

Working with us means working with lawyers who have real insight into the private equity sector. This stems from our market leading positions in the core disciplines required by private equity sponsors – funds management, mergers and acquisitions and asset finance.

Our understanding of exactly what investors require has been established by continually executing, and successfully completing, complex private equity transactions for some of the highest profile and most active private capital investors in the world.

In fact, we have been a key advisor to the private equity industry since its inception, and we have sustained our distinction in the market through our unrivalled Asian coverage.

Private equity lawyers for a fast-changing global market

We understand the dynamics of the industry, its central players, their organisational structures, needs and unique challenges. Our lawyers have strong relationships with private equity sponsors across the market, as well as banks and other institutional debt providers, SWFs, LPs, special opportunities investors and hedge funds, which we leverage for the benefit of our clients. So, our private equity transactions team brings together specialist industry coverage which enables us to bring leading industry knowledge and understanding.

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We advise on:

  • MBOs/LBOs
  • Growth capital and venture capital
  • Acquisition and leveraged finance
  • Management equity 
  • Exits
  • Corporate advisory
  • Portfolio advisory (including bolt-on acquisitions) 
  • Funds and Regulatory.
"They are great at strategic and tactical advice. They can leverage off their knowledge of the market on top of knowing the law."

Chambers

We have a full team specialising in this area.

Discover our latest insights into legal issues affecting your business

VCLP and ESVCLP funds target investment largely in Technology and Healthcare sectors.

30 January 2017

The new collective investment vehicle (CIV) regime, the foreign resident withholding tax regime and a recent Federal Court decision (Millar) can significantly change PE investment into Australia.

25 August 2016

Trends in private M&A: recent developments and areas in which private equity sponsors are significantly diverging from the broader M&A market.

07 April 2016

A summary of changes affecting the need for Foreign Investment Review Board clearance by private equity sponsors.

01 February 2016