March 1, 2019 (London) – International law firm Proskauer has been voted Law Firm of the Year in Europe for Fund Formation by Private Equity International.
In its release announcing the awards for top PE funds, law firm, and other advisors of the year, PEI bestowed Proskauer the top honor as the European fund formation law firm of the year, noting the depth and breadth of the team’s expertise and commenting that no matter ‘where the firm operates from offices in London and Paris, Proskauer really shone.’
London-based partner Nigel van Zyl comments: “This award means so much to us as it is voted for by the industry and would not have been possible without our clients who continue to trust us with their strategic and innovative projects and fundraisings. I’m extremely proud of our team, their commitment and commercial agility.”
Proskauer has one of the broadest and deepest private funds teams with over 150+ lawyers globally offering a complete package of services to private investment funds and investors. Our team consistently ranks as a top-tier practice in leading industry publications, including as one of the top five “most active law firms” for sponsor-side fund formations.
In 2018 our private funds team closed 75+ funds representing over $37 billion in committed capital globally. Intelligence, innovation and commerciality are at the heart of the practice, taking deal data and transforming it into a market-leading proprietary database of over 50 terms from limited partnership agreements and more than 1,600 funds. The database tracks funds across all asset classes, including buyout, private debt, growth equity, secondary, fund of funds, venture capital, real estate and infrastructure funds to give clients a commercial edge with 360 view of the market.