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Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation

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Andrew Ahern is adept at launching buyout, credit, energy and venture capital funds. Clients appreciate that he is "a tremendous attorney," adding that he is "very practical, doesn't get bogged down in legalese and is able to get to a business-oriented solution and cut to the chase."

Andrew Ford is hailed by sources as "an excellent lawyer" for private equity fund formation. He advises sponsors on the formation of buyout and asset-focused funds.

David Schwartz is reputed for his work in fund formation and significant secondary transactions. High-profile fund sponsors value his strategic insight across the private equity space.

Jonathan Adler has an estimable practice establishing buyout, real estate and credit funds. Sources identify him as "a high-quality lawyer" who provides "great service and a great work product."

Interviewees report that Justin Storms is "technically very strong, has a very sharp mind and gets on top of difficult structures very quickly."  He is proficient in structuring co-investment structures in addition to both buyout and secondary funds.

Sources describe Lorna Bowen as "a terrific and responsive lawyer" who "knows the fund laws and related regulatory issues as well." She is sought after for her expertise in organising a range of private equity funds and co-investment structures.

Rebecca Silberstein receives high praise as a "fantastic" lawyer who is "very practical, very smart and really knows the industry." She has long been noted for her representation of the market's highest-profile sponsors, recently handling the formation of high-value sector-focused funds.

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Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

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919 Third Avenue

New York

New York

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NY 10022

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Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation


Andrew Ahern
Band 4
Andrew Ford
Band 4
David J Schwartz
Band 3
Jonathan Adler
Band 3
Justin Storms
Band 3
Lorna Bowen
Band 3

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