Private Equity in Europe

Debevoise’s global strength in private equity is reflected in its European team, which works on some of the continent’s most complex deals and fundraisings, and leads on emerging markets work.

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London partner Katherine Ashton took part in a roundtable discussion led by Private Equity International on the latest trends and innovations in the global secondaries market.

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Recognised as a leading international law firm for having won 19 PEI Awards across North America, EMEA and Asia (2001-2019).

- Private Equity International Awards – Hall of Fame 2019

Ranked as a leading law firm in the UK for Investment Funds: Private Equity.

Lawyers have “a depth of resources, are pragmatic and hands-on, and have good judgement of what is commercially important for the client.”

“A strong team with extremely capable figures, and very knowledgeable and very good at building trusted relationships.”

Chambers UK

The team is very strong in terms of commerciality and practical insight.

They try to understand what we are trying to achieve, and obtain the desired outcome.

Chambers Europe

Ranked as a leading law firm in the UK and France for Private Equity.

“Debevoise & Plimpton has assisted us in forming our latest fund, handling difficult negotiations and some complex questions. We have been consistently impressed by the calibre of their lawyers and quality of their work.”

“Very proactive and solution oriented.”

IFLR1000, 2019

Ranked as a leading firm in the UK for Private Funds and Private Equity Transactions.

“Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has ‘very high business acumen and provides high-quality advice’ across the funds space.”

Geoffrey Kittredge ranked as a leading individual.

Legal 500 UK

Ranked as a leading firm in Germany for Investment Funds.

Patricia Volhard ranked as a leading individual for Investment Funds and Private Equity, and noted for her compliance practice.

“Debevoise is valued by clients for its ‘excellent service level’ and ‘very good industry knowledge.’”

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2019

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