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Private Equity

Vorys represents private equity, venture capital, mezzanine funds and hedge funds, sponsors, family offices, investment firms, fund investors, senior and subordinated debt lenders and portfolio companies in all aspects of fund and entity formation, operation and fundraising, M&A and joint ventures, leveraged lending, recapitalizations and other debt and equity finance transactions, as well as other comprehensive full-service legal matters.  Our private equity transactional experience ranges from $1 million to more than $1 billion and we have represented private equity related clients in transactions in almost all 50 states, as well as in cross-border transactions.  Vorys is a nationally recognized preeminent firm.  Click here to see our Honors and Awards.

Comprehensive Private Equity Services

We employ leading lawyers in virtually every legal specialty when servicing our private equity and portfolio company clients.  To deliver the highest quality service, we regularly work on an inter-disciplinary basis, bringing deep experience from different practice groups and offices.  Our teams work with clients in the following areas:

  • Fund formation and fundraising
  • M&A and joint ventures (including take-private transactions)
  • Debt and equity finance (including public offerings and PIPEs)
  • Tax structuring
  • Corporate governance and capital markets
  • Real estate, economic development and tax incentives
  • Corporate, shareholder and commercial litigation
  • Strategic communications and crisis management
  • Bankruptcy, distressed M&A, workouts and restructurings
  • Supply chain, logistics and e-commerce
  • Outside general counsel
  • Intellectual property protection and transactions
  • Employee benefits and executive/incentive compensation
  • Labor, employment, health & safety and workers’ compensation
  • Health care
  • Privacy and data security
  • Information technology
  • Advertising and marketing
  • Federal, state and local tax
  • Franchise
  • Energy, Oil & Gas
  • Antitrust and trade regulation
  • Environmental
  • International
  • Industry and governmental regulatory compliance

Click here to learn more about our practice areas and industry groups.

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