DLA Piper LLP (US)

Corporate/M&A & Private Equity Department

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What the team is known for Respected corporate and securities offering, acting for both public and private clients and investors in a variety of high-profile M&A and private equity transactions. Boasts an excellent reputation in cross-border and multijurisdictional matters as a result of its extensive international footprint. Sector expertise covers healthcare, technology, business services, food, energy and real estate.

Strengths Interviewees appreciate that the firm "offers excellent client service and is very responsive."

A source notes that "it does a good job in helping to get the deal done," emphasizing the team's "subject matter expertise."

Work highlights Acted for industrial fastener manufacturer and supplier Big Bolt on its sale to private equity firm Tenex Capital Management.

Notable practitioners

A source said of
Andrew Weil
: "It's very nice to have someone who is flexible and can respond to unusual questions." He acts for clients selling and acquiring businesses, often acting on cross-border mandates.

Interviewees cite
Neal Aizenstein
's "very, very good reputation." His practice boasts considerable international experience and he acts on corporate venture investments and divestitures.