Our Private Equity practice has been one of the core strengths of SJ Berwin in Paris since its creation in 2001. The Paris team is widely recognized as one of the premier firms in Private Equity.
The Paris partners have a first rate reputation for private equity fund formation and private equity transactions structuring. They advise both large international and domestic private equity firms and corporations.
Our clients, including financial investors, businesses, banks and managers, benefit from our extensive expertise, reputation and deep roots in the private equity sector, as well as our familiarity with existing market practices and the specific factors which must be considered when private equity funds become involved in transactions.
In particular, we have deep expertise in private equity Fund Formation,
as well as in private equity-related M&A
transactions of all types and sizes, whether management buyouts
, management buy-ins, leveraged buy-outs, public-to-private transactions, secondaries
or venture capital
The team is regularly ranked in tier 1 of international legal directories (such as Chambers, Legal 500, etc...) for both its private equity fund formation expertise and its private equity transactionnal expertise.
As a leading international Private Equity firm, we were awarded:
Funds Formation Law Firm of the Year in France at the Corporate International Magazine Legal Awards of 2010
Law Firm of the Year for LBO transactions in value at the Le Magazine des Affaires Awards of 2010
Private Equity Law Firm of the Year for France at the ACQ Finance GLobal Awards of 2010
Law Firm of the Year for France at the 2010's awards of Private Equity Magazine
Private Funds Law Firm of the Year for France at the ACQ Finance Country Awards of 2009