Foley Hoag LLP

Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment Department

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Attorneys in Foley Hoag's Private Equity Transactions Group provide representation across the full spectrum of private equity matters. We emphasize lean, efficient and responsive teams headed by seasoned senior practitioners who remain fully involved in transactions and client relationships. Our attorneys listen carefully to clients and always strive to understand fully their businesses and objectives. Their collective experience is applied to assist clients in attaining these objectives and to achieve superior results.

We know what are market terms and understand when to seek improvements of offered terms. The firm's private equity attorneys are skilled deal makers and practical, effective negotiators - tough when necessary, but always focused on the best outcome for our clients.

As a full service law firm, we are able, as needed, to involve experts from our tax, employment, intellectual property and other practice groups to address material issues for our clients and facilitate a transaction.

Our private equity transaction services include:

  • Buyouts, Add-On Acquisitions and Minority and Growth Investments for Private Equity Sponsors
  • Going Private Transactions
  • Company Sales by Private Equity Clients
  • Company Sales to Private Equity Purchasers
  • Coinvestments
  • Representation of Managements in Buyouts
  • Rollovers by Selling Owners
  • Debt Financing and Leverage
  • Specialty Due Diligence
  • Recapitalizations, Restructurings and Reorganizations


Ellman, Adrienne (Head of Department)

Rosenblum, Peter (Head of Department)

Quillen, Jeffrey L