Jenner & Block

Private Equity

We provide strategic advice and legal counsel on all aspects of M&A transactions, acquisition financing and fund formation for private equity, hedge fund and other asset management clients.   

Our practice includes:
  • Acquisitions of public and private portfolio companies.
  • Portfolio company exits, including IPOs and divestitures.
  • Growth equity investments.
  • Transactional, corporate and securities advice for portfolio companies.
  • Portfolio company recapitalization and restructuring transactions.
  • Formation of private investment funds.
  • Representation of institutional investors in private fund investments and direct co-investment transactions.
  • Structuring and organizing entities for fund sponsors, including representation of principals.
  • Direct lending transactions for private fund and other asset management clients.
  • Acquisition financing.
  • Counseling clients on investment advisory engagements.
We provide comprehensive counseling to our clients through the combined resources of leading corporate, securities, tax, ERISA, executive compensation and real estate attorneys.  Many of our private equity attorneys have been recognized by Chambers USA and other authorities as leaders in their fields.  Our lawyers regularly speak at national conferences and seminars on topics relevant to private equity firms, hedge funds and other asset managers.

For a listing of recent representative transactions for our Private Equity Group, please click here.