What we do

Private Equity

Our lawyers advise both private equity funds and major financial institutions on a broad range of private equity and venture capital transactions.

Our transaction team has the experience and know-how to advise you throughout the entire PE deal life-cycle, including:

  • Buy-/sell-side Due Diligence and Risk Assessment
    Assistance in the negotiation and legal structuring of commercial transactions and arrangements
  • Drafting and negotiation of SPAs and other transaction documents
  • Formation of legal schemes in venture capital, private equity and buy-out capital transactions
  • Structuring of joint ventures, mergers, takeovers
  • Negotiation and documentation of equity and debt financing
  • Assistance in the negotiation and implementation of shareholders’ agreements, partnership agreements, management incentive plan and any other investor or fund documentation
  • Assistance with the design and implementation of exit strategies, including mergers and acquisitions, trade sales and public offerings
  • Shareholders’ disputes resolution
  • Coordination with other professionals, notaries and banks in various jurisdictions in case of cross-border transactions.

Our funds lawyers can advise on the optimal structure for a private equity fund, whether regulated (SIF, SICAR, RAIF, AIF with authorised AIFM) or non-regulated, from small venture capital funds to large management buy-out funds. We can also help you structure co-investments and carried-interest vehicles.

We will provide practical advice and assistance at every stage of the fund launch, including drafting fund documents and contracts, negotiating with investors and service providers, and coordinating all regulatory and corporate requirements.