Buyside Practice

An important part of Debevoise’s private equity funds practice is its representation of institutional investors in private funds, including funds of funds, private foundations, sovereign wealth funds...

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They have a great practice and are a stellar historical name.

—Chambers Global, 2019

The firm has pretty much unmatched market knowledge, and is able to creatively tackle the toughest problems and get to a commercial outcome.

Chambers USA, 2019

In an elite category of private fund practices with a considerable global footprint and an extensive client base of top-tier private equity sponsors.

Chambers USA, 2018

Spectacular fund formation practice [that has] a very deep bench.

Chambers USA, 2019

Representative Clients

  • BGI Group
  • Chrysler Group Master Retirement Trust
  • Ford Foundation
  • GE Asset Management
  • HarbourVest Partners
  • Multiple non-US sovereign wealth funds

Debevoise & Plimpton Private Equity Report

Recognized 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

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