King & Spalding’s Private Equity practice is well-versed in fund formation, mergers and acquisitions, acquisition finance, compliance issues, securities offerings, tax, and other related issues. We advise clients on transactions in the U.S. and throughout the world, including Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and the Middle East. We also offer deep industry experience in industry sectors such as energy, healthcare, life sciences, real estate and technology.
Our Private Equity team helps clients execute the investment, M&A and financing transactions that are integral to private equity investment and exit strategies. We have led hundreds of such transactions, ranging in size from less than $25 million to more than $25 billion.
We work across all industry sectors, with particular concentration in:
Our Private Equity lawyers are experienced in organizing private investment funds and fund management companies. We have complementary depth in separately advising portfolio company management on its participation in buyouts and other private equity investments by funds. Our employee benefits and tax lawyers also help portfolio company managers achieve their equity incentive and compensation objectives over the life of a fund’s investment.
Our fund, geographical and investment cycle footprint is inclusive. We advise buyout funds, real estate funds, sovereign wealth funds, venture capital funds, and other alternative investment vehicles and other private equity investors doing business in the North American, Latin American, European, Middle Eastern, Russian and Asian markets.
Throughout the investment cycle, we assist them in connection with their control and minority investments, including:
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Legal 500 US (2016-2021)
U.S. News & World Report “Best Law Firm” (2020-2022)
Islamic Finance News’ IFN Law Awards (2017-2021)
March 20, 2023
Laurent Bensaid, Agnieszka Opalach, Julien Vicariot, Carla de Checchi, Fernand Arsanios, Mohamed Badji, Alice Mony and Simon Dereix advise L Catterton on its strategic partnership with A.P.C.
February 27, 2023
Private Equity Magazine interviews Laurent Bensaid, who discusses the firm’s M&A and private equity practice in Paris
February 21, 2023
K&S advises Trane Technologies in a debt offering valued at $700M
January 25, 2023
LBO France acquires a minority stake in Mazarine Group
October 18, 2022
Almerys group to close its first LBO