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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Private Equity

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What the team is known for

Maintains its position at the forefront of the private equity market, drawing from an impressive stable of M&A experts to advise on a range of complex and cross-border deals. Known particularly for the strength and breadth of its expertise in high-end private equity deals, and for its wider strengths on other financial, regulatory and strategic investment matters. Advises an impressive client base that includes many of the leading private equity houses, and demonstrates particular sector strengths in technology, healthcare and financial services.

Strengths

An interviewee attests: "They're excellent across the board and are absolutely a top firm."

Work highlights

Advised Blackstone on the £2.1 billion sale by BTO Rothesay Holdings of its stake in Rothesay Limited to GIC and Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company.

Notable practitioners

Charles Hayes earns praise from market commentators for the quality of his transactional practice, regularly acting for major private equity sponsors on a range of deals. He is global co-head of the firm's financial sponsors group.

Tim Wilmot is well known for his strong private equity M&A capabilities. His practice is cross-border in scope, and he is active on behalf of private equity funds and other financial sponsors.
"Tim is a level-headed, smart and experienced lawyer who just gets things done."

Victoria Sigeti demonstrates excellent handling of a range of transactional matters, including M&A and investments. She acts for a clientele of prominent private equity houses and corporates.

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Private Equity

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

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Location

100 Bishopsgate

London

Greater London

UK

EC2P 2SR

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

UK-wide

Private Equity: Buyouts


Charles Hayes
Band 4
Victoria Sigeti
Band 4