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USA Pennsylvania: Philadelphia & Surrounds Corporate/M&A & Private Equity

This chapter includes company acquisitions, dispositions and related financing arrangements, mergers, joint ventures capitalizations, entity selection and formation, operating and partnership agreements and governance matters. Also covers those transactions designed to help restructuring within companies and their subsidiaries by change of ownership. Priority is placed on primary representatives, those acting for buyers and sellers, whilst those acting for financial advisors, underwriters and the banks financing such transactions are also considered. This section focuses on the transactional aspect of private equity funds work. It takes into account LBOs, M&A, recapitalization and restructuring-related matters at both the high-end and mid-market level.

Rankings overview for Departments

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Band 1
  1. Dechert LLP
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    Dechert LLP
    Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
    2023 | Band 1 | 5 Years Ranked
    Dechert LLP is recognised for its comprehensive team with a broad scope of expertise in corporate, M&A, private equity and securities matters. It is particularly noted for its experience in multijurisdictional transactions and commonly sought after by major national and international private equity firms. The firm also acts for a broad client base including technology, food and beverages and travel industry companies.
  2. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
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    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
    Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
    2023 | Band 1 | 5 Years Ranked
    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP has a premier practice catering for local, regional, national and international clients. It offers specialist expertise in divestitures, financings and other corporate issues. The firm has particular strengths in the energy, technology and retail sectors, as well as life sciences. It possesses additional experience in advising on portfolio company and private equity firm-related matters, with notable capital markets capabilities.
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Band 2
  1. Faegre Drinker
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    Faegre Drinker
    Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
    2023 | Band 2 | 5 Years Ranked
    Faegre Drinker has a prominent corporate group with a respected team known for its excellent private equity connections and experience. The firm is typically engaged in complex M&A work and well versed in corporate venturing and securities advice for public company clients, as well as assisting private companies with transactions.
  2. Troutman Pepper
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    Troutman Pepper
    Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
    2023 | Band 2 | 5 Years Ranked
    Troutman Pepper offers an expansive corporate, M&A and private equity group with a fine reputation for its midmarket work. The firm is home to a strong bench skilled in both advisory and transactional matters for corporate, private equity and alternative investor clients. It is experienced in advising clients across the life sciences, healthcare and technological industries.
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Band 3
  1. Ballard Spahr LLP
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    Ballard Spahr LLP
    Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
    2023 | Band 3 | 5 Years Ranked
    Ballard Spahr is noted for its representation of a wide range of emerging and established companies and private equity clients. The firm maintains considerable experience in divestitures, joint ventures and securities offerings. It regularly advises clients across the financial, biotechnology and life sciences sectors, with increasing activity in the broader technology space.
  2. Blank Rome LLP
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    Blank Rome LLP
    Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
    2023 | Band 3 | 5 Years Ranked
    Blank Rome LLP is a midmarket-focused team advising clients on matters including public and private M&A, joint ventures and securities offerings. The firm is also noted for its expertise in corporate governance. It acts for a broad client base and is particularly focused on the telecom, media and technologies industries.
  3. Cozen O'Connor
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    Cozen O'Connor
    Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
    2023 | Band 3 | 5 Years Ranked
    Cozen O'Connor advises clients from a range of sectors, including healthcare, technology and manufacturing. The team is highly adept at handling mergers, buyouts and auction deals, cross-border transactions and other corporate work. The firm is increasingly active on private debt and equity capital raisings.
  4. Duane Morris LLP
    3
    Duane Morris LLP
    Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
    2023 | Band 3 | 5 Years Ranked
    Duane Morris LLP is a respected operator in the Pennsylvania market with a varied corporate practice. The firm is very active in M&A and securities work advising on joint ventures, corporate governance and other transactional issues. It regularly assists private equity funds and financial institutions with structuring private debt or equity investments.
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Band 4
  1. DLA Piper LLP (US)
    4
    DLA Piper LLP (US)
    Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
    2023 | Band 4 | 5 Years Ranked
    DLA Piper LLP is a sizable global firm with notable expertise in handling a range of corporate matters. It is frequently called upon by private equity companies to advise on M&A. The firm offers further capability in handling financings for emerging businesses in a range of industries, including life sciences, technology and manufacturing.
  2. Fox Rothschild
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    Fox Rothschild
    Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
    2023 | Band 4 | 5 Years Ranked
    Fox Rothschild LLP provides a range of corporate services, including expertise in M&A, fund formation and securities matters. It advises major clients in the healthcare, consumer product manufacturing and financial services sectors. The firm capably acts for clients in the domestic and international markets, supported by a national network of offices.
  3. Hogan Lovells US LLP
    4
    Hogan Lovells US LLP
    Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
    2023 | Band 4 | 1 Years Ranked
    Hogan Lovells is recognized for its strength in corporate M&A and securities work. The team regularly assists clients in the life sciences, financial services and insurance spaces. A broad global footprint means the firm possesses notable expertise in cross-border transactions.
  4. Holland & Knight LLP
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    Holland & Knight LLP
    Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
    2023 | Band 4 | 3 Years Ranked
    Holland & Knight LLP offers a strong bench of practitioners with experience in M&A and sales. It has additional expertise in multijurisdictional matters, as well as asset divestitures and purchases. Clients come from a variety of sectors, from manufacturing and financial services to utilities and medical devices.
  5. Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC (RCCB)
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    Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC (RCCB)
    Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
    2023 | Band 4 | 3 Years Ranked
    Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC has an experienced corporate team that handles domestic and cross-border transactions. It advises on buyouts, divestitures and acquisitions, as well as securities offerings. The firm represents clients from a variety of sectors, including healthcare and technology.