Our lawyers bring a broad knowledge of all phases of acquisition and divestiture transactions, in harmony with a client’s financial and business needs, issues, and goals. Our national presence, PE-specific experience and skills, regulatory knowledge, and extensive cross-border capabilities come together to offer a full complement of cost-effective legal and advisory services to our private equity clients. Our capabilities and experience include:
- The formation, structuring, and organization of private equity funds for traditional sponsors, family offices, and independent fund sponsors and their investment funds, including mezzanine and “turn-around” funds.
- Extensive experience with mergers, acquisitions, and dispositions including platform and add-on acquisitions, senior and subordinated financing and restructuring, tax structuring, executive compensation, and complex acquisition/investment negotiations.
- Serve as outside general counsel to portfolio companies during the term of the investment including general legal counseling, corporate governance, add-on acquisitions and divestitures, labor and employment, immigration, IP portfolio management, and business disputes.
- Develop and execute the full spectrum of exit transactions including recapitalizations, mergers and consolidations asset sales, stock sales, and initial public offerings, all within the regulatory compliance framework of securities, corporate and other laws.