Ezra Borut

Partner
New York
Tel: +1 212 909 7271
Overview
Ezra Borut is a corporate partner based in New York and a member of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group. Mr. Borut regularly represents private ... Read Full Biography

Publications

  • Private Equity Report: 2023 Outlook
    January 2023
    Catherine Amirfar
    ,
    Christopher Anthony
    ,
    Katherine Ashton
    ,
    Jason Auerbach
    ,
    Dominic Blaxill
    ,
    Ezra Borut
    ,
    Kara Brockmeyer
    ,
    Geoffrey P. Burgess
    ,
    Lawrence K. Cagney
    ,
    Andrew J. Ceresney
    ,
    William Y. Chua
    ,
    Jennifer L. Chu
    ,
    Alexander R. Cochran
    ,
    Eric Dinallo
    ,
    Christopher Dortschy
    ,
    E. Drew Dutton
    ,
    Jane Engelhardt
    ,
    Jyotin Hamid
    ,
    Ted Hassi
    ,
    Morgan J. Hayes
    ,
    Gareth Hughes
    ,
    Peter J. Irwin
    ,
    Mark Johnson
    ,
    Eric T. Juergens
    ,
    Rafael Kariyev
    ,
    Meir D. Katz
    ,
    Satish M. Kini
    ,
    M. Natasha Labovitz
    ,
    Henry Lebowitz
    ,
    Maurizio Levi-Minzi
    ,
    Andrew M. Levine
    ,
    Sidney P. Levinson
    ,
    Jonathan F. Lewis
    ,
    Marilyn A. Lion
    ,
    Timothy McIver
    ,
    John (Jay) Neukom
    ,
    Benjamin R. Pedersen
    ,
    Marc Ponchione
    ,
    Nicholas F. Potter
    ,
    Ryan T. Rafferty
    ,
    Julie M. Riewe
    ,
    Samantha J. Rowe
    ,
    Paul D. Rubin
    ,
    Scott B. Selinger
    ,
    Jane Shvets
    ,
    Steven J. Slutzky
    ,
    Patricia Volhard
    ,
    Erica S. Weisgerber
    ,
    Barbara Barath
    ,
    Alison E. Buckley-Serfass
    ,
    Zhiyan Cao
    ,
    Robert T. Dura
    ,
    Robert M. Fettman
    ,
    Samuel Fung
    ,
    Caroline P. Geiger
    ,
    Andrew J. Gershon
    ,
    Jin-Hyuk Jang
    ,
    Stuart Hammer
    ,
    Kim T. Le
    ,
    Michael P. McGuigan
    ,
    Sheena Paul
    ,
    Tricia Bozyk Sherno
    ,
    Jennifer Wheater
    ,
    John Young
    ,
    Jeffrey P. Cunard
    ,
    Ulysses Smith
    ,
    Scott M. Caravello
    ,
    Jennifer R. Cestaro
    ,
    Paul Eastham
    ,
    Isabel Espinosa de los Reyes
    ,
    Jay E. Evans
    ,
    Christopher Gossage
    ,
    Berk Guler
    ,
    Yiran Ji
    ,
    Samuel D. Krawiecz
    ,
    Chaim Lapp
    ,
    Stacy S. Lee
    ,
    Lucy Litt
    ,
    Megan MacDonald
    ,
    Emily MacKay
    ,
    Alma M. Mozetič
    ,
    Ezra Newman
    ,
    Stephen Petraeus
    ,
    Melissa Runsten
    ,
    Sergio Torres
    ,
    George Tan
    ,
    Tiffany Wu
    ,
    Emma Macfarlane
    ,
    Sarah Min
    ,
    Matthew Stromecki
    ,
    Massy Vainshtein
  • 2022 Private Equity Midyear Review and Outlook
    1 August 2022
    Jonathan Adler
    ,
    Christopher Anthony
    ,
    Katherine Ashton
    ,
    Sally Bergmann
    ,
    Dominic Blaxill
    ,
    Ezra Borut
    ,
    Geoffrey P. Burgess
    ,
    Jennifer L. Chu
    ,
    William Y. Chua
    ,
    Christopher Dortschy
    ,
    E. Drew Dutton
    ,
    Jane Engelhardt
    ,
    Avi Gesser
    ,
    Jyotin Hamid
    ,
    Morgan J. Hayes
    ,
    Emily F. Huang
    ,
    Peter J. Irwin
    ,
    Satish M. Kini
    ,
    M. Natasha Labovitz
    ,
    Andrew M. Levine
    ,
    Sidney P. Levinson
    ,
    Marilyn A. Lion
    ,
    Peter J. Loughran
    ,
    Nicole Levin Mesard
    ,
    Brett M. Novick
    ,
    Marc Ponchione
    ,
    Ryan T. Rafferty
    ,
    Jeffrey E. Ross
    ,
    Scott B. Selinger
    ,
    Steven J. Slutzky
    ,
    Thomas Smith
    ,
    Ramya S. Tiller
    ,
    Patricia Volhard
    ,
    Richard Ward
    ,
    Jeffrey P. Cunard
    ,
    Tricia Bozyk Sherno
    ,
    Marshal L. Bozzo
    ,
    Zhiyan Cao
    ,
    Robert T. Dura
    ,
    Andrew J. Gershon
    ,
    Stuart Hammer
    ,
    Sheena Paul
    ,
    Jin-Hyuk Jang
    ,
    Jennifer Wheater
    ,
    John Young
    ,
    Ulysses Smith
    ,
    Sasha Burger
    ,
    Jennifer R. Cestaro
    ,
    Thomas A. DeMarzo
    ,
    Paul Eastham
    ,
    Isabel Espinosa de los Reyes
    ,
    Michael C. Godbe
    ,
    Christopher Gossage
    ,
    Anna R. Gressel
    ,
    Merryl Lawry-White
    ,
    Sheng Shao
    ,
    Rachel Tennell
    ,
    Malina Welman
    ,
    Matthew Mrozek
    ,
    Chika Ojukwu
    ,
    Yiran Ji
  • 2021/2022 Private Equity Year-End Review and Outlook
    January 2022
    Jonathan Adler
    ,
    Catherine Amirfar
    ,
    Christopher Anthony
    ,
    Katherine Ashton
    ,
    Andrew L. Bab
    ,
    Geoffrey P. Burgess
    ,
    Ezra Borut
    ,
    Andrew J. Ceresney
    ,
    William Y. Chua
    ,
    Jennifer L. Chu
    ,
    Jeffrey P. Cunard
    ,
    Alexander R. Cochran
    ,
    E. Drew Dutton
    ,
    Jane Engelhardt
    ,
    Morgan J. Hayes
    ,
    Eric T. Juergens
    ,
    Maurizio Levi-Minzi
    ,
    Nicholas P. Pellicani
    ,
    Ryan T. Rafferty
    ,
    Julie M. Riewe
    ,
    Scott B. Selinger
    ,
    Marc Ponchione
    ,
    Thomas Smith
    ,
    Ramya S. Tiller
    ,
    Patricia Volhard
    ,
    Richard Ward
    ,
    Alisa A. Waxman
    ,
    Marshal L. Bozzo
    ,
    Christopher Dortschy
    ,
    Andrew J. Gershon
    ,
    Emily F. Huang
    ,
    Jennifer Wheater
    ,
    Sasha Burger
    ,
    Dominic Blaxill
    ,
    Charles Cartiglia
    ,
    Robert T. Dura
    ,
    Nathan Frost
    ,
    Matthew J. Sacco
    ,
    Sheng Shao
    ,
    Sergio Torres
    ,
    Charlotte A. Walkovik
    ,
    Paul Eastham
    ,
    Christopher Gossage
    ,
    Robert B. Kaplan
    ,
    Scott M. Caravello
    ,
    Stephen Petraeus
    ,
    Sheena Paul
    ,
    John Young
    ,
    Jin-Hyuk Jang
    ,
    Lukas Ott
    ,
    Andrew M. Levine
    ,
    Stuart Hammer
    ,
    Ulysses Smith
    ,
    Merryl Lawry-White
    ,
    Luke Dembosky
    ,
    Avi Gesser
    ,
    Michael R. Roberts
    ,
    Peter J. Irwin
    ,
    Ina C. Popova
    ,
    Samantha J. Rowe
    ,
    M. Natasha Labovitz
    ,
    Sidney P. Levinson
    ,
    Paul D. Rubin
    ,
    Eric Dinallo
    ,
    Marilyn A. Lion
    ,
    Jacob W. Stahl
    ,
    Nicholas F. Potter
    ,
    Kim T. Le
    ,
    Adam Aukland-Peck
    ,
    Melissa Runsten
    ,
    Matthew Mrozek
    ,
    Michael C. Godbe
    ,
    Christel Y. Tham
    ,
    Lisa Wang Lachowicz
    ,
    Yiran Ji
  • 2021 Private Equity Midyear Review and Outlook
    22 July 2021
    Jonathan Adler
    ,
    Christopher Anthony
    ,
    Katherine Ashton
    ,
    Andrew L. Bab
    ,
    Megan K. Bannigan
    ,
    Sally Bergmann
    ,
    David H. Bernstein
    ,
    Paul S. Bird
    ,
    Ezra Borut
    ,
    Geoffrey P. Burgess
    ,
    Jennifer L. Chu
    ,
    William Y. Chua
    ,
    Matthew Dickman
    ,
    Christopher Dortschy
    ,
    E. Drew Dutton
    ,
    Jane Engelhardt
    ,
    Peter A. Furci
    ,
    Avi Gesser
    ,
    Jyotin Hamid
    ,
    Morgan J. Hayes
    ,
    Peter J. Irwin
    ,
    Meir D. Katz
    ,
    Rafael Kariyev
    ,
    M. Natasha Labovitz
    ,
    Maurizio Levi-Minzi
    ,
    Andrew M. Levine
    ,
    Sidney P. Levinson
    ,
    Jonathan F. Lewis
    ,
    Marc Ponchione
    ,
    Ryan T. Rafferty
    ,
    Paul D. Rubin
    ,
    Zachary H. Saltzman
    ,
    Kevin M. Schmidt
    ,
    Shannon Rose Selden
    ,
    Scott B. Selinger
    ,
    Steven J. Slutzky
    ,
    Ramya S. Tiller
    ,
    Richard Ward
    ,
    Alisa A. Waxman
    ,
    Patricia Volhard
    ,
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Jeffrey P. Cunard
    ,
    Andrew J. Gershon
    ,
    Stuart Hammer
    ,
    Jin-Hyuk Jang
    ,
    Kim T. Le
    ,
    Sheena Paul
    ,
    Tricia Bozyk Sherno
    ,
    Jacob W. Stahl
    ,
    Jennifer Wheater
    ,
    John Young
    ,
    Adam Aukland-Peck
    ,
    Dominic Blaxill
    ,
    Charles Cartiglia
    ,
    Robert T. Dura
    ,
    Paul Eastham
    ,
    Jay E. Evans
    ,
    Norma Angelica Freeland
    ,
    David J. Hotelling
    ,
    Samuel D. Krawiecz
    ,
    Merryl Lawry-White
    ,
    Robert Maddox
    ,
    Sergio Torres
    ,
    Malina Welman
  • 2020/2021 Private Equity Year End Review and Outlook
    7 January 2021
    Jonathan Adler
    ,
    William D. Regner
    ,
    John W. Rife III
    ,
    Alisa A. Waxman
    ,
    Jennifer R. Cestaro
    ,
    Katherine Ashton
    ,
    E. Drew Dutton
    ,
    Jane Engelhardt
    ,
    Thomas Smith
    ,
    Ramya S. Tiller
    ,
    Christopher Anthony
    ,
    Kevin M. Schmidt
    ,
    Maurizio Levi-Minzi
    ,
    Geoffrey P. Burgess
    ,
    Dominic Blaxill
    ,
    William Y. Chua
    ,
    Jyotin Hamid
    ,
    Morgan J. Hayes
    ,
    Steven J. Slutzky
    ,
    Richard Ward
    ,
    Jennifer Wheater
    ,
    Paul Eastham
    ,
    Peter A. Furci
    ,
    Rafael Kariyev
    ,
    Jay E. Evans
    ,
    Samuel D. Krawiecz
    ,
    Andrew L. Bab
    ,
    Jennifer L. Chu
    ,
    Paul D. Rubin
    ,
    Jacob W. Stahl
    ,
    Kim T. Le
    ,
    Jyotin Hamid
    ,
    Meir D. Katz
    ,
    Jonathan F. Lewis
    ,
    Tricia Bozyk Sherno
    ,
    Ezra Borut
    ,
    Jeffrey P. Cunard
    ,
    Marc Ponchione
    ,
    Kenneth J. Berman
    ,
    Norma Angelica Freeland
    ,
    Patricia Volhard
    ,
    Christopher Dortschy
    ,
    Jin-Hyuk Jang
    ,
    John Young
    ,
    Andrew J. Ceresney
    ,
    Robert B. Kaplan
    ,
    Julie M. Riewe
    ,
    Merryl Lawry-White
    ,
    Sally Bergmann
    ,
    Scott B. Selinger
    ,
    Stuart Hammer
    ,
    Luke Dembosky
    ,
    Avi Gesser
    ,
    Jim Pastore
    ,
    Megan K. Bannigan
    ,
    David H. Bernstein
    ,
    M. Natasha Labovitz
    ,
    Sidney P. Levinson
    ,
    Peter J. Irwin
    ,
    Malina Welman
    ,
    Paul S. Bird
  • Navigating the Nuances of Continuation Funds
    December 2020
    Andrew M. Ahern
    ,
    Gavin Anderson
    ,
    Katherine Ashton
    ,
    Ezra Borut
    ,
    John W. Rife III
    ,
    Naomi Aoyama
    ,
    Shawn Xiao Yang
  • Private Equity Report Fall 2020, Vol 20, No 3
    December 2020
    Andrew M. Ahern
    ,
    Gavin Anderson
    ,
    Christopher Anthony
    ,
    Katherine Ashton
    ,
    Sally Bergmann
    ,
    Paul S. Bird
    ,
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Ezra Borut
    ,
    Jennifer L. Chu
    ,
    William Y. Chua
    ,
    Erin Cleary
    ,
    Peter A. Furci
    ,
    Maurizio Levi-Minzi
    ,
    Andrew M. Levine
    ,
    John W. Rife III
    ,
    Rebecca F. Silberstein
    ,
    Kevin M. Schmidt
    ,
    Steven J. Slutzky
    ,
    Rafael Kariyev
    ,
    Patricia Volhard
    ,
    Jin-Hyuk Jang
    ,
    John Young
    ,
    Marisa Demko
    ,
    Jay E. Evans
    ,
    Samuel D. Krawiecz
    ,
    Sergio Torres
    ,
    Tiffany Wu
    ,
    Shawn Xiao Yang
  • CFIUS Reform (Japanese language)
    31 July 2020
    The Private Equity Report
    Ezra Borut
  • 2020 Private Equity Midyear Review and Outlook
    31 July 2020
    Jonathan Adler
    ,
    Andrew M. Ahern
    ,
    Christopher Anthony
    ,
    Megan K. Bannigan
    ,
    David H. Bernstein
    ,
    Kenneth J. Berman
    ,
    Paul S. Bird
    ,
    Ezra Borut
    ,
    Geoffrey P. Burgess
    ,
    Jennifer R. Cestaro
    ,
    Jennifer L. Chu
    ,
    William Y. Chua
    ,
    Andrew J. Ceresney
    ,
    Jeffrey P. Cunard
    ,
    Peter A. Furci
    ,
    Morgan J. Hayes
    ,
    Peter J. Irwin
    ,
    Robert B. Kaplan
    ,
    Rafael Kariyev
    ,
    M. Natasha Labovitz
    ,
    Andrew M. Levine
    ,
    Sidney P. Levinson
    ,
    Nicole Levin Mesard
    ,
    Marc Ponchione
    ,
    Julie M. Riewe
    ,
    Edward M. Rishty
    ,
    Kevin M. Schmidt
    ,
    Shannon Rose Selden
    ,
    Scott B. Selinger
    ,
    Steven J. Slutzky
    ,
    Thomas Smith
    ,
    Ramya S. Tiller
    ,
    Patricia Volhard
    ,
    Richard Ward
    ,
    Alisa A. Waxman
    ,
    Michael P. McGuigan
    ,
    Samuel D. Krawiecz
    ,
    Stuart Hammer
    ,
    Dominic Blaxill
    ,
    Christopher Dortschy
    ,
    Paul Eastham
    ,
    Jin-Hyuk Jang
    ,
    Jennifer Wheater
    ,
    John Young
    ,
    Almas Daud
    ,
    Paul Eastham
    ,
    Jay E. Evans
    ,
    Norma Angelica Freeland
    ,
    Samuel D. Krawiecz
    ,
    Merryl Lawry-White
  • COVID-19-Related Changes to Foreign Direct Investment Rules Pose Unique Challenges to Secondaries Market
    11 June 2020
    Gavin Anderson
    ,
    Katherine Ashton
    ,
    Ezra Borut
    ,
    Geoffrey P. Burgess
    ,
    John W. Rife III
    ,
    Jake Grandison
  • CLS Blue Sky Blog: Debevoise Discusses Private Equity Options in Face of Liquidity Crunch
    6 May 2020
    CLS Blue Sky Blog
    Andrew M. Ahern
    ,
    Gavin Anderson
    ,
    Katherine Ashton
    ,
    Ezra Borut
  • GPs/LPs Weigh Options in Face of Liquidity Crunch
    14 April 2020
    Andrew M. Ahern
    ,
    Jonathan Adler
    ,
    Gavin Anderson
    ,
    Katherine Ashton
    ,
    Kenneth J. Berman
    ,
    Ezra Borut
    ,
    Lorna Bowen
    ,
    Geoffrey P. Burgess
    ,
    E. Drew Dutton
    ,
    Jane Engelhardt
    ,
    Andrew Ford
    ,
    Geoffrey Kittredge
    ,
    Marc Ponchione
    ,
    David J. Schwartz
    ,
    Rebecca F. Silberstein
    ,
    Thomas Smith
    ,
    Justin Storms
    ,
    John W. Rife III
    ,
    Patricia Volhard
  • Canadian Supreme Court Opens Door to Corporate Liability for Human Rights Abuses Abroad
    19 March 2020
    Catherine Amirfar
    ,
    Ezra Borut
    ,
    Donald Francis Donovan
    ,
    Lord Goldsmith KC
    ,
    Mark Johnson
    ,
    Ina C. Popova
    ,
    David W. Rivkin
    ,
    Samantha J. Rowe
    ,
    Patrick Taylor
    ,
    Natalie L. Reid
    ,
    Sebastian Dutz
    ,
    Justin R. Rassi
  • Private Equity Secondaries Market Adapts to COVID-19
    9 March 2020
    Andrew M. Ahern
    ,
    Gavin Anderson
    ,
    Katherine Ashton
    ,
    Ezra Borut
    ,
    Geoffrey P. Burgess
    ,
    E. Drew Dutton
    ,
    Jane Engelhardt
    ,
    John W. Rife III
    ,
    David J. Schwartz
  • Trends in U.S. Regulatory Enforcement and Their Impact on Japanese Companies
    22 September 2017
    Business Law Journal
    Ezra Borut
    ,
    Helen V. Cantwell
    ,
    Mary Jo White
    ,
    Naomi Aoyama
  • A Supreme Victory for the Electric Power Sector: Court Rules the EPA May Consider Cost-Benefit Analysis to Address Impacts from Cooling Intakes
    7 April 2009
    Ezra Borut
    ,
    Stuart Hammer

Upcoming Events

Recent Events

  • Private Equity M&A Activity in Japan and Across Asia
    29 July 2019
    MVision, Landmark Partners and Debevoise
    Investing in Private Equity for Japanese Asset Managers
    Tokyo, Japan
    Speaking Engagements
  • U.S. Sanctions: Recent Developments and Practical Implications for Japanese Companies
    29 May 2019
    Japan Bank for International Cooperation
    U.S. Sanctions: Recent Developments and Practical Implications for Japanese Companies
    Tokyo, Japan
    Speaking Engagements
  • Cross-Border Transactions: Case Studies
    3 November 2017
    International Bar Association
    IBA Asia Pacific Mergers and Acquisitions Conference 2017
    Hong Kong
    Speaker: Ezra Borut
    Speaking Engagements
  • Former SEC Leadership to Discuss SEC Enforcement Priorities
    18 October 2017
    Debevoise & Plimpton and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC
    Roundtable Discussion
    Tokyo, Japan
    Speaking Engagements
  • Shareholder Activism in the U.S. and Japan’s Corporate Governance Code - Recent Trends and How They Impact Japanese Companies: Lessons from the Field
    21 September 2017
    Japan Institute for Overseas Development
    Tokyo, Japan
    Speaking Engagements
  • Infrastructure Investment in the Americas
    11 May 2017
    Debevoise & Plimpton
    Debevoise Seminar
    Tokyo, Japan
    Speaking Engagements
  • Hot Topics in Healthcare Transactions
    1 March 2017
    International Financial Law Review
    IFLR Asia M&A Forum
    Hong Kong
    Speaking Engagements
  • U.S. Infrastructure
    2 February 2017
    Bae Kim & Lee and Debevoise & Plimpton
    Joint Seminar
    Seoul, South Korea
    Speaking Engagements
  • Private Equity M&A Activity in Japan and Across Asia
    3 June 2016
    Debevoise & Mvision
    Private Equity Seminar
    Tokyo, Japan
    Speaker: Ezra Borut
    Speaking Engagements