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UK Guide 2023
UK-wide Private Equity
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Band 3

2 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Ropes & Gray LLP

Ropes & Gray has been at the forefront of private equity deals practically since the invention of the leveraged buyout. Our commitment to both middle market and multibillion-dollar deals provides us with unique perspective in the private equity industry. Our clients get unsurpassed counsel throughout the lifecycle of their private equity transactions from one of the largest and most sophisticated private equity practices in the world. "They’re always two steps ahead of where we need to be. They help us plan how transactions are going to go. They seem to have the right experts at the ready. ...They have the best market information about the industry of any firm we work with.” -Private Equity Client, Chambers USA

To learn more about our practice, please visit: https://www.ropesgray.com/practices/private-equity.aspx

Chambers Review

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Private Equity: Buyouts: High-end Capability - UK-wide
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Band 3
What the team is known for

Ropes & Gray offers strength in high-end private equity deals, including those that feature creative structures and cross-practice involvement in areas such as finance and compliance. It advises a roster of sponsor clients, calling upon support from the firm's global network to help manage complex cross-border deals. The group has a broad sector focus that includes deep expertise in the healthcare and life sciences industries. Ropes & Gray's buyout capabilities are complemented by an understanding of co-investment and minority investment deals.

Work Highlights

Provided by Ropes & Gray LLP
  • Ropes & Gray advised Partners Group on its acquisition of Pharmathen from BC Partners.

Notable Practitioners

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Helen Croke
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Helen Croke
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Band 2

Helen Croke is held in high regard for the quality of her private equity counsel. She advises in connection with large-cap transactions on behalf of companies and investor clients.

"Helen is one of the hardest-working people I have ever met. She is truly accessible at any hour of the day."

"She's an outstanding lawyer."

"Helen is truly one of the most intelligent, most experienced and most commercial lawyers I have ever worked with."

Elizabeth Todd
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Elizabeth Todd
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Up and Coming

Elizabeth Todd represents large companies and financial institutions in high-end private equity transactions. She is adept in both purchase and sale agreements, and has experience of working on cross-border transactions.

"Elizabeth is an innovative lawyer who is skilled at negotiations with deep commercial awareness to meet clients' needs."

"Libby consistently delivers great outcomes for our company."

"A very strong operator and negotiator."

Ranked Lawyers at
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Private Equity: Buyouts: High-end Capability

Helen Croke
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Helen Croke
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Band 2
Elizabeth Todd
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Elizabeth Todd
U
Up and Coming

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