Private equity firms operate in a complex business environment. Therefore, they require an experienced legal partner that understands the industry-specific legal issues, structuring objectives and regulatory environment affecting them.
Dickinson Wright has a creative, responsive and experienced team of professionals dedicated to helping our private equity clients meet their business objectives. Our team’s extensive experience enables us to proactively manage all aspects of acquisition and divestiture transactions and each tier of the capital structure in harmony with the client’s financial and business goals.
Among the private equity practice’s areas of expertise are:
- Structuring and organizing fund sponsors and their investment funds, including mezzanine and “turn-around” funds.
- Executing acquisition, financing and exit transactions, including: LBOs; MBOs; stock and asset acquisitions; mergers; recapitalizations; IPOs; and others.
- Serving as outside general counsel to portfolio companies and providing a wide range of services and legal advice.