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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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Debevoise Advises Global Infrastructure Partners on the Formation of a $15.8 Billion Infrastructure Fund

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), a leading independent global infrastructure investor, in connection with the formation of its latest fund, Global Infrastructure Partners III. The fund successfully closed with $15.8 billion in capital commitments, making it the largest infrastructure fund and one of the largest private investment fund programs ever raised. Read more >

Debevoise Advises Allergan in $2.47 Billion Acquisition of ZELTIQ

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Allergan plc (NYSE:AGN), a leading global biopharmaceutical company, in its acquisition of ZELTIQ®, a medical technology company focused on developing and commercializing products utilizing its proprietary controlled-cooling technology platform, for $56.50 a share, or $2.475 billion, subject to customary adjustments. Read more >

Debevoise Advises Brand Energy and Infrastructure Services, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice on Combination of Industrial Businesses

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Brand Energy and Infrastructure Services, a premier global provider of specialized services, and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice on the combination of industrial services businesses, Brand Energy and Safway Group. Debevoise is also advising on the financing aspects of the transaction. Read more >

Debevoise Acts Pro Bono for the Center for Reproductive Rights in Securing UN Recommendations to Overturn El Salvador’s Criminalization of Abortion

The London office of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised the Center for Reproductive Rights on a pro bono basis as it secured strong, ground-breaking recommendations from the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women in Geneva (“CEDAW Committee”) to overturn El Salvador’s total criminalization of abortion. Read more >

Debevoise Advises Polyus Gold in its $800 million Eurobond Offering

The Moscow and London offices of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP have advised longstanding client Polyus Gold International Limited (“Polyus Gold”) in its $800 million Eurobond offering due 2023 with a coupon of 5.25% per annum. Read more >

Debevoise Advises One Equity Partners on the Formation of a $1.65 Billion Private Equity Fund

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised One Equity Partners, a middle market private equity firm, in connection with the formation of its latest fund, One Equity Partners VI L.P. The fund successfully closed oversubscribed and exceeded its target with $1.65 billion in total capital commitments. Read more >

Debevoise Advises Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in $2.3 Billion Sale of Mauser

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (“CD&R”) in its sale of Mauser Group N.V., a leading global supplier of industrial rigid packaging products and reconditioning services, to Stone Canyon Industries, LLC. The all-cash transaction is valued at $2.3 billion. Read more >

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 >

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 >