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 has been ranked as a leading law firm for private equity by IFLR1000 2019 and in the top tier for leveraged buyouts and private equity law by U.S. News — Best Lawyers Best Law Firms 2019. Our attorneys repeatedly have been listed as Leading Lawyers for private equity by Chambers Global, Chambers USA, Chambers Europe and Chambers UK.