Ashurst is a leading international law firm with world class capability and an extensive client base. Our in-depth understanding of our clients and commitment to providing exceptional standards of service have seen us become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments. We bring together lawyers of the highest calibre who have the technical knowledge, industry experience and regional know-how to provide incisive advice.
Ashurst has a long and distinguished history in private equity. From smaller private company deals and investments by venture and growth capital investors to multi-billion pound public and private acquisitions, we represent sophisticated private equity investors across a variety of industries and sectors.
Private equity is an ever-changing industry, with increased competition, erratic markets and regulatory pressures and our practice is agile in evolving to keep pace. We have extensive experience working with our clients on transactions along the entire private equity life-cycle, from formation and fundraising to exits. The breath of our practice enables us to identify best practices, new structures and emerging trends across a range of markets and jurisdictions, and to provide tailored and pragmatic advice to our clients.
Our multi-disciplinary team is made up of lawyers who know how to get deals done. Our lawyers work closely with other practice areas within the firm to provide a seamless and consistently high-quality service. We build teams that are specific to the needs of clients, combining specialist legal skills with sector knowledge.
Ashurst has 28 offices in 16 countries and a number of referral relationships that enable us to offer the reach and insight of a global network, combined with the knowledge and understanding of local markets. With more than 1,600 partners and lawyers working across 11 different time zones, we are able to respond to our clients wherever and whenever they need us.
Founded in 1988, Campbell Lutyens is a global and independent private capital advisor, focused on fund placement and secondary advisory services. Its fund placement practice advises and raises capital globally for private equity, infrastructure and private debt managers. Its secondary transaction practice advises institutional and other investors on the sale or restructuring of portfolios of funds or direct investments within the private equity and infrastructure classes. It also advises managers on GP-led liquidity and fund restructuring transactions. The firm has a team of more than 140 operating from offices in London, New York, Hong Kong, Singapore, Chicago, Los Angeles and Charlotte.
It is not just law at Travers Smith. We treat our clients’ business as our business and their challenges as ours. Our clients know that wherever in the world they or their ambitions lie, we will work as one of their team to get things done. Starting with a team of transactional and financial services regulatory lawyers dedicated to the private equity sector in the 1990s, Travers Smith now advises many asset owners and asset managers in the private equity, alternative credit, real estate and infrastructure sectors and has a market-leading cross-practice team of 43 partners representing clients in the private capital sector who manage over US$4 trillion of assets. Our consolidated approach allows us to provide sophisticated legal services across transactional M&A and private equity, infrastructure, asset management, fund formation and fund transactions, regulatory, tax, finance, derivatives, structured products, operational risk and sustainable finance (ESG). The team combines cross-disciplinary specialisms to provide holistic support to these private capital clients on important matters both for the funds that they operate and for their own businesses, as well as on the structuring and raising of new private capital funds.
PEWIN is the pre-eminent organization for senior women leaders in private equity. We provide opportunities to network, share ideas, make deep connections with peers, and empower each other to succeed. Our members represent institutions with over $2.5 trillion in AUM.
Savvy Investor is the world’s leading research platform for institutional investors and their service providers, curating investment articles and white papers daily from across the web and putting them in one place for the ease of our members.
The Savvy Investor website is made up of 50 sections, with topics including Private Equity& VC and Infrastructure Investment. The site also contains a directory of investment conferences, which you can filter to your chosen dates,locations and topics. When a new member signs up, they indicate which of the 50 investment themes they are interested in. This enables us to tailor their homepage and newsletter to ensure we direct relevant content their way. In doing this, we experience incomparably high engagement levels, with 30,000 white papers per month being downloaded by our 40,000 members.
Unquote provides news, analysis and comprehensive data on regional private equity markets in Europe. With our strong coverage of the latest deals, funds and exits, Unquote helps you to identify opportunities and generate new business.