Debevoise Named Law Firm of the Year for Transactions in North America by Private Equity International

1 March 2016

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has today been named “Law Firm of the Year in North America (Transactions)” as part of the 2015 Private Equity International Awards, which honor the “private equity industry’s standout players.” Awards are based on an annual global readers’ poll, through which more than 6,800 votes were cast to determine this year’s winners. In describing the honorees, Private Equity International said: “Quite simply, they are the world’s most highly regarded private equity professionals.”

Private Equity International covers private equity with a dedicated team of specialist journalists in New York, London and Hong Kong. Its writers and researchers bring to their coverage detailed knowledge and a thorough understanding of the people, deals, funds and financial trends that shape the industry.

Debevoise has been a pioneer in private equity for over 35 years, having been recognized as a global leader in both private equity transactional work and fund formation. With over 200 lawyers in the U.S., Europe and Asia devoted to and experienced in serving private equity firms and investors in every region of the world, Debevoise is among a handful of firms with a truly global practice. The Debevoise Private Equity Group brings a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach to deal after deal – an approach that addresses each facet and each issue with sharp focus, specialized technology and deep industry expertise. With consistently high rankings from Chambers Global, Chambers USA, The Legal 500 and Private Equity International, the group continues to lead the field in an industry it has helped shape for decades.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots. We deliver effective solutions to our clients’ most important legal challenges, applying clear commercial judgment and a distinctively collaborative approach.