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Ropes & Gray LLP

Private Equity

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What the team is known for

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. Advises a roster of sponsor clients, calling upon support from the firm's global network to help manage complex cross-border deals. Broad sector focus includes deep expertise in healthcare and life sciences transactions. Buyout capabilities are complemented by an understanding of co-investment and minority investment deals.

Strengths

One client reports: "Not only do they execute things, but they are plugged in to the market and so bring a broad vantage point. The work is done to a high standard."

"They offer very good client service, are very thoughtful and are able to handle complex transactions," another adds.

A further client says: "The lawyers I met were talented, commercial and client-oriented."

Work highlights

Represented Baring Private Equity Asia with respect to its acquisition of Lumenis for in excess of USD1 billion.

Notable practitioners

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 really technical, all over the detail and really understands the dynamics. She's excellent."

Will Rosen is deeply experienced in the representation of private equity clients in domestic and international M&A and joint ventures, with a focus on deals in the healthcare and asset management spaces. He is the co-managing partner of the London office.
"Will is very competent, methodical and impressive."

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Overview

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

Private Equity Department

Ropes & Gray LLP

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60 Ludgate Hill

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Greater London

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EC4M 7AW

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Private Equity: Buyouts


Helen Croke
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