Macfarlanes LLP

Private Equity Department

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Practice area head: Stephen Drewitt

We have been well-known for our market-leading focus in the private equity industry since the 1970s, giving us experience, know-how and insight which is unparalleled.

We have a strong track record of acting for sponsors, lenders and management teams.

We have private equity specialist lawyers in all areas required for a successful transaction including:

  • Transactions: We have seen every form of private equity transaction and in a number of cases have created innovative structures, or solutions to issues, that have become market standard.
  • Co-investments: Our funds and corporate practices also work closely together to provide a seamless service on equity co-investments.
  • Tax: Our highly-rated tax lawyers commonly structure as well as execute our transactions, giving the client a fully joined-up service.
  • Acquisition finance: We cover the full breadth of acquisition finance options now available in the market.

The teams that make up our private equity practice have worked together in a private equity context for many years.