We help private equity investors implement value-added techniques at the initial funding stage, service ongoing portfolio company investments, and structure innovative exit strategies. In addition to providing counsel for the legal issues implicated in private equity transactions, we structure innovative, tax-advantaged solutions for our clients.
Our lawyers have distinctive experience in numerous industries, with a particular focus on representing strategic and institutional investors that invest in middle market transactions. In addition to private equity funds, we represent mezzanine funds; business development companies; insurance companies; clubs; and high net worth family partnerships.
Our experience includes:
- Fund formation
- Leveraged acquisitions and restructurings
- Portfolio company transactions
- Public offerings and private placements
- Secondary transactions
- Senior and mezzanine financings
We also advise small business investment companies (SBICs) and have assisted the Small Business Administration (SBA) in the drafting of many of its form documents, including the model partnership agreement currently being used for new applicants.