Private Equity > Private Equity Transactions

Against a backdrop of economic and regulatory uncertainty, gaps in valuation and choppy finance and credit markets, private equity funds today face great hurdles in getting deals done. Successful transactions require out-of-the box thinking by experienced, creative lawyers who “know the market.”

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has a deep bench of investment fund lawyers and a long track record of leading complex global deals on behalf of private equity funds and their portfolio companies. Our team includes leading dealmakers and finance lawyers with extensive experience in complex leveraged and acquisition finance arrangements. In 2013, we ranked among the top twenty law firms advising on private equity buyouts (according to mergermarket.)

Our clients include several of the world’s most prominent mega private equity funds, middle-market funds and portfolio companies that call upon us to counsel on: