Shortlisted for both Fund Structuring and Transactions Categories
London, September 13, 2022 – Proskauer, a leading international law firm, announced today that it has been shortlisted in two categories at the 2022 Unquote British Private Equity Awards.
The Firm has been shortlisted for Law Firm of the Year – Fund Structuring and Law Firm of the Year – Transactions, highlighting the expertise and excellence of our Private Funds and M&A practices.
Proskauer’s London office provides a comprehensive platform including public and private M&A, corporate real estate, leveraged buyouts and joint ventures, restructurings, finance and fund formation, as well as specialties such as tax, regulation, employment and dispute resolution. We advise leading asset managers such as private equity firms, management teams, financial institutions, sovereign wealth funds, pension funds and family offices, in addition to companies across a wide range of sectors, including private equity, sports, media, financial services and hospitality and leisure.
During the judging period, our Private Funds Group advised on the formation of 83 fund and bespoke vehicles with aggregate commitments in excess of £41 billion. This is the fourth continuous year we have been shortlisted for this award, winning the award in 2019 and 2020.
Our M&A team has lead on more than 75 M&A deals, 64 secondaries transactions and 98 co-investments with a combined value of over £45.5 billion.
To support Proskauer, please click below to view the shortlist and complete the survey. Winners will be announced on 4 October 2022.
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.
Proskauer offers a full suite of services for the investment management industry, with a market-leading global team dedicated solely to advising hedge fund, private equity and other asset managers, investment funds, financial institutions and institutional investors across all asset classes. The cross border team of over 190 lawyers is based in the U.S., UK, Asia and Latin America and includes specialists in tax, ERISA, regulation, financial services, capital markets, M&A, employment, insurance, fund finance, litigation and risk management who understand the unique technical and commercial issues relevant to investment managers.
Proskauer has one of the premier global mergers and acquisitions practices. Over the past two years, we have advised on over 200 M&A transactions with an aggregate value of over $165 billion. Last year, the Firm has advised on some of the most complex M&A transactions across a range of industries. Recent representations include advising long-time client Stamps.com in its $6.6 billion acquisition by leading software investment firm, Thoma Bravo; representing Accor in connection with its exclusive negotiations with Ennismore to form the world’s leading lifestyle operator in the hospitality sector; and counseling Grifols and its affiliate Biomat in a $1 billion investment by the Singaporean Sovereign Wealth Fund GIC.