Investor-side 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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Ranked as a leading law firm for global-wide capabilities in Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation by Chambers Global (2024). Also ranked as a Band 1 firm in the U.S. for Investment Funds & Asset Management (International & Cross-Border).

[The] level of dedication and seamless service from them is truly impressive.

An excellent and well-rounded team with industry-leading lawyers for fund formation as well as regulatory and tax advice.

Debevoise has strong global presence and is able to create a seamless global team.

Debevoise has tremendous experience in the private funds space. They’ve seen pretty much every issue we encounter and know how to solve it.

Chambers Global, 2021-2024

Ranked as a top-tier firm by both Chambers USA (2024) and The Legal 500 US (2024) for Private Equity Fund Formation.

Ranked as a leading law firm by Chambers USA (2024) for Investment Funds: Investor Representation.

The team's abilities are first rate, they excel at analyzing complex matters and breaking them down into easily digestible components.

The Debevoise team is client-focused, very helpful, smart and knowledgeable.

The team is strong, very deep and has good institutional knowledge of how our business works.

Chambers USA, 2022-2024

The team is sophisticated, incisive and innovative.

They have been a market leader in fund formation for decades and … know just about every structure and investor’s demand.

The team is consistently excellent, collaborative and business oriented [and] provides concise and focused solutions on complex matters.

—The Legal 500 US, 2023-2024

Recognized as a leading international law firm for having won 20 PEI Awards across North America, EMEA and Asia (2001-2019).

- Private Equity International Awards – Hall of Fame 2019

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