Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Corporate/M&A Department

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What the team is known for Noted strength in private equity transactions and investments, and offers additional know-how in private equity fund formation. Also an adept group in the Bay Area for broader M&A work across an array of industries, including technology and pharmaceuticals. Displays expertise in buyouts, joint venture formations and corporate governance. Frequently handles cross-border deals.

Strengths One client reports that "the lawyers are good and they have a large enough staff to provide 24/7 coverage."

Notable practitioners

Richard Capelouto maintains his excellent reputation as a leading transactional lawyer. He possesses deep experience representing both corporates and private equity clients in headline M&A deals.