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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."

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Controllers of UK companies to be named on a public register from 6 April

10 March 2016

There has been much commentary about the amount of private equity capital being raised for investment in Africa

11 December 2015

Chinese insurance companies will now be permitted to establish Chinese private equity funds, providing potential opportunities for European managers and investors.

22 October 2015

The European Commission has released its Action Plan for a Capital Markets Union

01 October 2015