London, October 5, 2022 – Proskauer, a leading international law firm, announced today that it has won “Law Firm of the Year – Fund Structuring” in this year’s Unquote British Private Equity Awards.
The awards showcase innovation, resilience and excellence within the UK private equity industry and are voted for by both clients and the wider industry.
Proskauer was praised for its depth and breadth of expertise and standout global practice. In the past 18 months, Proskauer has advised on the formation of over 210 funds and vehicles with commitments exceeding $105 billion. In addition, over the last eighteen months, we’ve advised on more than 635+ secondary transactions with total deal values of approx. $92 billion.
The team has previously won the award in 2019 and 2020.
Nigel van Zyl, co-head of the Private Funds Group, comments, “This award is hugely significant for us as it is voted for by our clients and the industry at large. It is a real show of confidence from clients who continue to trust us with their strategic and innovative projects and fundraisings. I am immensely proud of our team and all their hard work and wish to thank our clients.”
The Proskauer Private Funds Group offers a complete package of services to private investment funds and investors, with a dynamic interdisciplinary global team of 190+ lawyers.
Key work highlights during 2022 include: Representing Lexington Partners in its recent purchase of private equity stakes from a state government plan, believed to be the largest-ever secondary sale transaction involving limited partner fund stakes; Representing Havencrest Capital Management on the closing of its second private equity fund, Havencrest Healthcare Partners II, L.P. (Fund II); Advising 17Capital on the closing of its inaugural NAV lending fund; and advising G Square Healthcare Private Equity LLP on the closing of a €500m continuation fund in connection with the acquisition of three existing assets from two of its existing funds, G Square Capital I and G Square Capital II.
We are 800+ lawyers serving clients from 12 offices located in the leading financial and business centers in the Americas, Europe and Asia. The world’s leading organizations, companies and corporations choose us to be their representatives in their most critical situations. But more, they consider Proskauer a strategic partner to drive their business forward. We work with asset managers, major sports leagues, Fortune 500 companies, entertainment industry legends and other industry-redefining companies.