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Private equity

Eversheds Sutherland provides comprehensive advice to financial investors, portfolio companies and management teams on national and international private equity and venture capital transactions in the mid- and large cap segment.

With our international structure, we are in a position to set up teams of specialists from various locations at any time and to manage international transactions effectively and in accordance with our clients‘ needs.

As a full-service law firm, we also have profound expertise also in those areas of law which are important in private equity and venture capital transactions, for example in trade mark and patent law. This One-Stop-Shop approach is much appreciated by our clients.

Our restructuring team advises clients on the debt rescheduling and refinancing of ailing portfolio companies and distressed M&A transactions.

Our national and international services include:

  • Providing advice to venture capital investors in relation
    to investments and financing rounds
  • Management buy-out and buy-in transactions as
    well as their combinations
  • Leveraged buy-out transactions
  • Tax-optimised structuring of transactions
  • Management investment plans/incentive schemes
  • Capital market transactions such as PIPEs (private
    investment in public equity) and minority shareholdings
    in listed companies
  • Creation and implementation of exit strategies (trade
    sales, IPO (initial public offering)
  • Structuring of acquisition financing and drafting of
    the corresponding contracts
  • Restructuring in times of crisis (rescheduling of debt
    equity, refinancing)
  • Distressed M&A