Mergers and Acquisitions

Private Equity

Skadden advises private equity sponsors and their investment funds and portfolio companies at all stages of the investment cycle, including fund formation, management incentive plans, financings and refinancings, bolt-on investments, management change, recaps, and corporate restructurings and exits, such as IPOs. Skadden also supports portfolio companies on legal issues that typically arise under private equity ownership and leveraged structures, including issues relating to real estate, intellectual property, information technology, employment, litigation, compliance and finance.

Skadden was named Private Equity Team of the Year at the IFLR Americas Awards 2023 and listed in the top tier for leveraged buyouts and private equity law by Best Lawyers Best Law Firms. We also were named among Law360’s 2021 Private Equity Groups of the Year. Our attorneys repeatedly have been listed as Leading Lawyers for private equity by Chambers Global, Cham­bers USA, Chambers Europe and Chambers UK.