Debevoise Advises J.F. Lehman & Company on the Formation of Latest Private Equity Fund

2 March 2017

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised J.F. Lehman & Company, a leading middle-market private equity firm, in connection with the formation of its latest fund, JFL Equity Investors IV, L.P. The fund successfully closed with $833 million of capital commitments, reaching JFL IV's hard cap and exceeding its target of $700 million.

For the entirety of its 25-year history, J.F. Lehman & Company has focused exclusively on the aerospace, maritime and defense industries and the technologies that originate from them.

The Debevoise team included partners Andrew M. Ahern and Adele M. Karig and associates Benjamin Amos, Steven H. Miller and Adam M. Namm.

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