Debevoise Advises Mizuho in Its Acquisition of Capstone Partners

20 January 2022

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Mizuho Financial Group Inc. in its acquisition of U.S.-based Capstone Partners to expand in the business of helping private equity firms raise funds. For more information, please see the press release.

Mizuho Financial Group is a financial partner that helps customers shape their future and achieve their dreams. Capstone Partners is one of the largest independently owned investment banking firms in the United States.

The Debevoise team is led by M&A partner Gregory Gooding and includes associate Julia Chen and law clerks Amanda Ackaway and Kyle Buchoff, banking partners Gregory Lyons and Jeff Robins, counsel Chen Xu and associates Ezra Newman and Lily Vo, benefits partner Franklin Mitchell, tax partner Michael Bolotin, associate Lillian Jo Aston and law clerk Gregory Kramer, and regulatory counsel John Young.