Private equity is the investment of capital in a private company, which usually involves acquisition of existing issued securities and/or the subscription for newly issued securities in a new or existing company.
Our Corporate Team offers expert advice and guidance on all types of private equity investments, predominantly buyout capital and development and growth capital, and work with private equity investors, corporate finance houses and management teams. Our private equity lawyers have extensive experience in negotiating complex industry specific transactions,
Our specific areas of focus include:
Collate information for the data room, formation and management of the data room
Advise on debt financing, refinancing and restructurings
Negotiate complex industry specific corporate joint ventures and share purchase agreements as well as all relevant equity documentation (including, bespoke articles of association, transitional services agreement)
Provide expert advice on key matters, such as board structure, share capital structure, existing shareholders’ arrangements
Provide on-going assistance and support to management on the conduct of the business
Advise on exit mechanism, mainly through trade sale, secondary or subsequent buyout.