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Our commercially savvy lawyers regularly lead strategic transactions and complex disputes for clients in a variety of industries and regions. We’ve included a small selection of matters for your convenience. Please feel free to contact experience@debevoise.com for a more complete list of matters in any particular category.
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Crescent Mezzanine Partners VII, a $4.6 billion U.S. mezzanine fund.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised Crescent Capital Group LP, a leading alternative credit investment firm, in connection with the formation of its latest mezzanine fund, Crescent Mezzanine Partners VII. The fund successfully closed with more than $4.6 billion of capital commitments, representing the largest mezzanine offering in Crescent Mezzanine’s history. Read more >

Debevoise Advises Rolls-Royce in Coordinated Resolutions with UK, U.S. and Brazil Investigating Authorities

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised Rolls-Royce plc (Rolls-Royce) in its Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) with the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO), which has been confirmed in open court by the President of the Queen’s Bench Division (Sir Brian Leveson) and published by the SFO. Read more >

Rockwood Capital Real Estate Partners Fund X, a $1.1 billion U.S. real estate fund.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised Rockwood Capital, LLC, a private real estate investment firm, in connection with the formation of its latest value-add real estate fund, Rockwood Capital Real Estate Partners Fund X. Read more >

Debevoise Advises Allergan on $2.9 Billion Acquisition of LifeCell Corporation

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN), a leading global biopharmaceutical company, in its acquisition of LifeCell Corporation from Acelity, a global advanced wound care and regenerative medicine company. The cash transaction is valued at approximately $2.9 billion, subject to customary adjustments. Read more >

Debevoise Advises Kelso & Company on Its Investment in Newly-Formed Premia Holdings Ltd.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised Kelso & Company, a leading private equity firm, on its investment in Premia Holdings Ltd., a newly-formed property & casualty insurance and reinsurance group focused on providing runoff solutions. Read more >

Debevoise Advises High Ridge Brands on the Financing of Its Acquisition of Dr. Fresh

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised High Ridge Brands Co., a leading personal care consumer products company and a portfolio company of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, on the financing aspects of its acquisition of Dr. Fresh, LLC. Read more >

Debevoise Advises Prudential Capital Partners on the Formation of a $1.8 Billion North American Mezzanine Fund

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP advised Prudential Capital Partners, the middle-market mezzanine debt and equity fund management business sponsored by Prudential Capital Group, in connection with the formation of its latest North American mezzanine fund, Prudential Capital Partners V. The fund exceeded its target, reaching a hard cap of $1.825 billion. Read more >

Debevoise Advises Tribune Media Company on Sale of Gracenote

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) on the sale of substantially all of its Digital and Data business operations, comprised of Gracenote video, music and sports, to the Nielsen Company (NYSE: NLSN). The transaction is valued at approximately $560 million in cash, subject to certain purchase price adjustments. The sale is expected to close during the first quarter of 2017. Read more >