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private equity / private funds


Top performing private equity funds excel at each stage of the portfolio company cycle: investment acquisition, investment optimization and investment realization or liquidation. Our private equity lawyers counsel private equity funds and their portfolio companies during each of these stages, providing legal and business advice and market expertise that enable fund managers and portfolio company senior managers to achieve their investment and operating objectives. We also represent private equity, venture capital and hedge funds and their principals during fund formation and fundraising as well as provide advice on complex internal governance issues that may arise between or among principals.

We also advise our corporate clients, as well as special committees, on a range of corporate governance matters, such as director and shareholder fiduciary duties, director independence, executive compensation arrangements and transactional and litigation risk analysis. We offer our clients a practical viewpoint on the shifting trends in corporate governance and proxy contests.

Our lawyers are skilled in structuring, negotiating and implementing all types of private equity transactions, including:

  • Growth equity investments

  • Leveraged buyouts

  • Going private transactions

  • Add-on investments

  • Consolidations and industry roll-ups

  • Joint ventures and strategic partnerships

  • Recapitalizations and divestments




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