Debevoise Advises Kelso & Company on its Acquisition of J.S. Held LLC

22 May 2019

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Kelso & Company, a North American-focused middle market private equity firm, on its acquisition of J.S. Held LLC, a global consulting firm focused on high value insurance claims and construction-related matters.

Kelso has been investing in private equity for over 35 years. Since 1980, Kelso has invested approximately $14 billion of equity capital in over 125 transactions.

The Debevoise team is led by partners Christopher Anthony and Michael Diz and includes partners Michael Bolotin, Jonathan F. Lewis and Ramya Tiller, and associates Samantha Berkovits, Katherine E. Durnan, Kevin R. Grondahl, Alexandra P. Grossman, Franklin L. Mitchell, Courtney Bradford Pike, Brett M. Rose, Ben Sundholm and Wendy D. Widman.

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.