Debevoise & Plimpton LLP advised Friedman Fleischer & Lowe (“FFL”), a leading San Francisco-based middle market private equity firm which manages over $4.0 billion of capital, in raising its fourth fund, FFL Capital Partners IV. At closing, the fund has equity commitments of over $2.0 billion, above the target of $1.5 billion.
Since 1998, FFL’s deep sector expertise and collaborative engagement with management has made it a partner of choice with leading businesses in business services, consumer, financial services, and healthcare services.
The Debevoise team was led by partner Erica Berthou and included international counsel Sally Gibson, counsel Rafael Kariyev and Richard D. Robinson, Jr. and associates Sally Bergmann, Nicholas Goldberg, Benjamin P. Lesnak, Alvyda Usinskaite and Shawn Xiao Yang.
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