Financial Advisory

Debevoise regularly advises leading investment banks and financial advisors on their most important engagements. Our M&A and restructuring lawyers have a deep understanding of the business objectives of our investment banking clients, the conflicts issues that regularly arise in financial advisory engagements, and the legal, commercial, and reputational risks that financial advisors face. We represent an array of domestic and international investment banks across various sectors and geographies on their largest and most complex public and private transactions, representing over $550 billion in transaction value over the past five years.

Our M&A and restructuring attorneys are highly experienced practitioners whose comprehensive practice breadth, teamwork and rigorous dedication to quality defines their approach to financial advisory assignments. Our team’s scope and focus make it unusually market-wise. In the course of our representation of principals in public and private transactions, we regularly work closely with our clients’ financial advisors, building further our depth of understanding of their business objectives and model. We have a deeply collaborative approach and regularly draw on the experience of our corporate governance and litigation practices to provide the most sophisticated and nuanced advice in the market and the best possible outcome for all related parties in a transaction.