Private Funds Transactions

Debevoise lawyers advise on all types of private equity secondary transactions ...

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Recognition

Advised on the GP-Led Deals of the Year in both Asia and Europe

Secondaries Investor Awards, 2019

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

“Very strong secondary private equity capabilities, able to give best-in-class advice on structuring all type of complex secondary deals.”

“The team and practice are leaders in their industry. The team have superior substantive knowledge; are always accessible and responsive; and work efficiently. The quality of the team makes them a pleasure to work with, and their advice is always valuable.”

The Legal 500 UK, 2021

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.

A strong platform alongside substantial global depth.

Chambers Global, 2020-2022


The team offers “best-in-class advice.”

Fantastic, very commercially savvy; they know this market inside-out.

Ranked as a top-tier firm by both Chambers USA (2022) and The Legal 500 US (2022) for Private Equity Fund Formation.

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

In terms of client care and service they’re best in class.

Chambers USA, 2020-2022


They are extremely strong technically, have a great understanding of the commercial context. They are second to none in the market.

For complex multi-jurisdictional funds, we would choose Debevoise every time.

The Legal 500 US, 2022


They are one of the leaders in the secondary PE space; they have seen all types of transactions and have an ability to think through all the angles and leverage international capabilities.

Chambers Europe, 2020

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Partner John Rife joined the latest secondaries roundtable hosted by Private Equity International, where the participants discussed the drivers behind the current surge in secondaries trading, including whether the market could surpass primary fundraising.

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