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Overview

PIB Law represents financial buyers, portfolio companies and growth businesses.  Our team focuses on getting the deal done.  PIB Law’s private equity team has closed transactions for both established institutions and entrepreneurs.  We represent and counsel private equity funds and their portfolio companies in all stages of a transaction, providing innovative advice and assistance that enable fund managers to achieve their investment objectives.  Our team offers guidance and insight on all stages of a deal from fund formation through a liquidity event.

Our lawyers have deep experience advising on:

  • Fund formation, structuring and presenting bids, and preparing accompanying documentation
  • Negotiating and drafting acquisition agreements and financing documents
  • Building the private equity investment fund
  • Risk mitigation
  • Day-to-day maintenance and management of portfolio companies and on-going counseling regarding fund operations and relationship with investors
  • Effecting an effective exit from investments
  • Identifying and acquiring targets
  • Growth equity and growth company representations. 
  • Mergers and acquisitions and acquiring add-on acquisitions
  • Structuring re-financings, dividend recaps, and leveraged buyouts
  • Advising clients on the acquisition and disposition of financially distressed assets and businesses, both in and out of bankruptcy proceedings 
  • Structuring and advising on investments in alternative asset classes
  • Exit from investments, whether by sales or recapitalizations of portfolio companies or by taking them public

We work in conjunction with our other practice areas to provide a full range of services for our private equity clients including:

  • Tax
  • Employment, compensation & ERISA
  • Financial restructuring & insolvency
  • Dispute resolution
  • Real estate
  • Intellectual property
  • Regulatory & compliance