Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has been named fund formation law firm of the year in both North America and Europe in the annual Private Equity International Awards.
The awards are based on an annual global poll, with votes cast by Private Equity International readers to determine this year’s winners.
In awarding Debevoise the North America award, Private Equity International noted “a string of impressive fundraisings” by the team. In Europe, Private Equity International said Debevoise is “one of the law firms in Europe spearheading the surge in fundraising”.
Private Equity International is the only global publication with a primary focus on the relationship between investors and fund managers in private equity. It’s annual industry awards recognise the contributions of key decision-makers to the development of the asset class.
The Debevoise Private Equity Group has been a recognized leader for more than 35 years. It includes more than 200 lawyers working in Debevoise offices around the world, making it one of the few truly global private equity practices.
The Group continues to lead the industry in developing new fund and deal technology, as well as advising on and shaping the regulatory environments for funds around the world. Our client teams offer a seamless and comprehensive range of services, tailored to each client’s culture, strategy and risk profile.
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.